Honeydew Universal Pre-k

A free program for 4 years olds sponsored by the NYC Department of Education.

The teachers work hard with the children to get them ready for Kindergarten.

To sign up for a tour of our program, please sign up here

Honeydew Universal Pre-K

1113 Church ave, Brooklyn NY 11218

Additional Time

& Days Available:

  • 8 am - 8:40 am

  • 3 - 4 pm

  • 4 - 6 pm

  • & When Universal Pre-K is closed

Universal Pre-K Tours

Dates available in January & February

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Wonderful environment, loving teachers, and lots of learning opportunities! 

Staff & Qualifications

Samantha Chan

Samantha’s started in Honeydew in 2009. Samantha also most recently worked as a UPK teacher for the Department of Education. Samantha received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Art at Brooklyn College. She also holds her New York State Teaching Certification for Birth to 2nd Grade. Samantha lives in Brooklyn with her husband and 5-year-old child.

Richard Rodriguez

Richard has a BA in Early Childhood Education. He is playing an important role in keeping our online learners engaged and educated.

Julian Cruz

Julian started Honeydew in September 2010 Julian is an NYS certified EMT-B and a self-taught musician. He has been working with children of all ages for over 12 years. He likes to watch the children grow and progress. He has learned patience and exposure to other parenting styles and philosophies. Outside of Honeydew Julian spends time with his wife, dog, and new baby.