We provide Learning and Childcare services year-round, offering care to children between the ages of 6 weeks to 12 years of age.
We had a wonderful experience with Inspire! in Irondequoit.Ms. Jean and the team did a great job caring for and providing fun and educational activities for my child. Katie, as the Center Director, answered all of my questions and helped make enrolling very easy.
We pride ourselves on going above and beyond our families’ expectations to do what it takes to be a premier New York State licensed childcare center.
What separates us from other large franchises is a warm, caring, creative, learning, and loving environment. When you walk through our doors, you will feel that the center is a home away from home with an individual focus on each child and their specific needs.
Our center has been newly refurbished, with all new floors, walls, decor, and more! Take a virtual tour of our facility.
- We Invest Your Tuition in our Teachers
We will not hire minimum wage. We offer healthcare benefits including maternity and many options to our team, we offer retirement benefits with a big company match. We offer highly discounted childcare, we offer plenty of PTO and holidays off, we offer free continuing education and professional development, we offer college scholarships and so much more. Our staff members can give themselves wage increase to $3.00 an hr. and extra of PTO time. We invest in our teams!
- Distinctive Curriculum
Proudly offering a unique curriculum, we stand out with our Spanish Immersion Program. Beyond conventional childcare, this program immerses children in the Spanish language early on, fostering linguistic and cognitive development. It’s not just education; it’s a cultural experience promoting understanding and inclusivity. To learn more click here.
- Community-Centric Approach
At Inspire Irondequoit, we prioritize building a strong sense of community. Our commitment extends beyond providing childcare to fostering a supportive environment for families.
- Quality Care Commitment
We are dedicated to delivering top-notch care to every child who walks through our doors. Our focus is on ensuring a high standard of quality in all aspects of our childcare services.
- Continuous Learning Culture
Our team not only brings their existing knowledge but actively engages in ongoing learning through our in-house training programs, including the CDA at Inspire Care 360. These courses empower our educators with the necessary resources to excel in their roles, fostering growth and development.
- Holistic Development Emphasis
Beyond academic milestones, we place a significant emphasis on the social and emotional growth of each child under our care. Our approach ensures a well-rounded development for a balanced and thriving early childhood experience.
- Open Communication Advocacy
We champion open communication with parents, fostering a collaborative and creative partnership during each child’s early years. This approach ensures that parents are actively involved in their child’s development and education.
- Passion-Driven Expertise
Our devoted team, infused with a combination of passion and expertise, strives to create a lasting impact on every child. This dedication positions us as a beacon of outstanding childcare in our community, providing a nurturing and enriching environment for children to flourish.
Overall, Inspire! seeks to truly provide a unique experience that is of the highest quality for our families. This industry has many challenges yet Inspire is an advocate both at the state and the federal level to support the needs of our families. We advocate for any type of relief that our government can provide to families to ease the burden. Providing these services are well worth the investment but we also realize this is a major investment for your family.
Meet Our Staff
Our parent surveys indicate the number one reason parents choose Inspire! is the trust they have in the highly qualified and caring staff of professionals. It is our teachers and administrators who care for each child and their family, as well as striving everyday for the children’s growth and development, that make Inspire! different. Their kindness and smiles make every day a special day for your children. We recruit individuals who share our vision, values, love of children and dedication to the highest quality of early childhood educations.
Sierra Spring, Co-Director
My name is Sierra Spring, I am the director of Inspire! Irondequoit. I am in the process of obtaining my CDA in Preschool/PreK. I have been working in childcare for 12 years starting out as a preschool assistant teacher and working my way up to where I am now! I also work weekends at Cobble Creek Farm year-round. In my spare time I like to play disc golf, bake, and enjoy live music.
At Inspire! We are a family, and we cannot wait to welcome you in too!
Haley DuMont, Assistant Director
Hi! My name is Haley, I have been a part of Inspire! Family since 2016. I have a loving, 4-year-old son, Vincenzo, and he is the light of my life. I originally went to school for Culinary Arts but realized that my true passion was working with children. My favorite part of working with children is watching them grow up and seeing what their passions become throughout the years. Outside of work, my favorite things to do are shopping, drawing/painting, and enjoying time with my son.
Kim Bulman, Co-Director & Regional Director
My name is Kimberly Bulman, and I am the Co-Director of Inspire! Irondequoit. I have my Bachelor’s in elementary education, and my Masters in elementary reading and literacy. I have been a teacher in the district and moved to childcare about 15 years ago. I started as a preschool teacher and worked my way up to Director! I am a mom of 4 boys that keep my spare time busy with sports. I love reading, baking, and scrapbooking. Here at Inspire! Irondequoit, we want to become part of your family and we want you to become part of ours!
Jennifer "Jen" Price, Executive Director
My name is Jennifer (Jen) Price and I am the Executive Director of the Inspire! Brockport, Irondequoit, and Pittsford locations. I have been with the Inspire! Family since July 2014 starting as an assistant teacher in the infant classroom at Brockport and worked my way up to being a Executive Director.
Outside of the center, I enjoy spending time with my family, gardening, being creative and baking. Here at Inspire! Learning and Childcare, we want to become part of your family and we want you to become part of our family!
“We absolutely love Inspire! Learning and childcare in Irondequoit. Our son has been going there since he was 5 months old and I love that he has grown with his little friends and met so many amazing teachers! The staff is welcoming, knowledgeable, and able to work with us as individuals. They do a great job with the kids and let them explore and play while setting boundaries safely.”
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