Our Goal - is to provide all of the children in our care with a clean, safe, comfortable, loving environment where they can play and learn.
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Amy Santabarbara, Director

Kidz Korner Colonie Director Amy Santabarbara         My name is Amy Santabarbara, I have been in the childcare field for a little over 26 years. I started my career while stationed in Japan as a teacher and eventually took on the director role. While in Japan, I completed 3 sets of Navy Standardize Modules in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool, obtained my CDA, SCCC college credits in Early Child Hood. Many years of training and hands on experience in various early childhood areas. I’m currently attending Suny Empire to acquire my Bachelors in Early Childhood Education.

         I have been a part of the Kidz Korner family for over 11 years as not only a Director but a Pre-School teacher and a Supervisor.



About Us


About Kidz Korner:

We are a locally owned and operated childcare facility that offers exceptional care for children ages 6 weeks through Pre-K. Our clean facility has much to offer including a security system, two outdoor fenced in play yards, an indoor gross motor room, monthly enrichment programs, and an on-site library. » more


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Our Directors



email: Janice Boyles, Director
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email: Shannon Riley, Director
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email: Amy Santabarbara, Director
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After School & Summer Camp:

email: Emily McCurty, Director
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Are you a licensed facility?

Yes, we are licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Each center displays their license in open view and a copy of New York State regulations is available for all parents to read. » more

What teacher to child ratios do you follow?

  • Infants (*6 weeks to
    18 months) 4 to 1 ratio
  • Toddlers (*18 months to
    3 years) 5 to 1 ratio
  • Preschool (*36 months to 48 months) 7 to 1 ratio
  • Preschool (*4 years to 5 years)
    8 to 1 ratio

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Amy Santabarbara, Director
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Call Us Today
(518) 688-0470

145 Vly Road
Niskayuna, NY 12309
fax: (518) 688-0472


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via Guilderland
"... We have been with Kidz Korner since our daughter was 9 months old. The staff is very dedicated to making sure that we always feel welcomed and provide a positive environment. We will be sad leaving after Pre-K. We have gotten to know a lot of the teachers over the years."
~ Jaiame

via After School
"... Kidz Korner is a positive environment; from decoration to the caregivers. The teachers are friendly and caring!"
~ Bo

via Colonie
"... The staff at Kidz Korner Colonie are incredible and always very attentive to our child’s needs. They are always there to listen and answer questions as well as provide pertinent information as to her development!"
~ Nick

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