Our Values

What Drives Us

Explore the core principles that steer our mission to provide exceptional special education services for preschool children:

Inclusive Democracy

Fostering a belief in civic and democratic values and promoting respect, equality, diversity, and a participatory approach to decision-making for all

Ethical Advocacy for Children

A steadfast commitment to ethical behavior on behalf of children, recognizing and respecting their individuality and supporting them as individuals

Collaborative Empowerment

Embracing partnerships and communication with schools and families to nurture a supportive and enriching environment for children's growth and development

Our Mission Statement

Optimal Care Service's mission is to provide the highest quality special education services to students while educating, supporting, and empowering early childhood centers as well as families of children with disabilities. At Optimal Care Services, we believe that all children are capable of learning, achieving, and making developmental progress.

Our services are intended for all children regardless of economic, linguistic, and cultural differences or physical, learning, and emotional challenges. We understand how crucial early childhood education is to the future of children with disabilities and are highly devoted in our mission to using materials and personnel resources to enhance the outlook of the future of our children, their families, and our community.


Join Our Team and Enjoy Comprehensive Employee Benefits

At Optimal Care Services, we believe in taking care of our employees and providing a workplace that fosters both professional growth and personal well-being.

Health insurance

At Optimal Care Services, your well-being is our top priority. Our comprehensive health insurance package includes medical coverage, dental and vision coverage, disability benefits, Health Savings Accounts (HSA), and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).

Retirement plans

Plan for a secure financial future with our inclusive retirement offerings, including a 401(k) plan, 401(k) with employer matching, and our profit-sharing program.

Commuter benefits

Offset the cost of traveling to and from work with our commuter benefits. Pay for MetroCards, tolls, and parking garage fees with pre-tax dollars.

Professional Development

Invest in your growth and career with our professional development opportunities. Access in-house CTLE hours, workshops, and resources to enhance your skills and maintain your certification.

Competitive compensation

We believe in recognizing and rewarding your contributions. With Optimal Care Services, you can receive a competitive salary that reflects your skills and expertise and enjoy performance-based bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses and referral bonuses, that acknowledge your hard work. Receive an annual stipend for materials and get paid regularly, twice a month.

Paid sick time

Take care of your well-being without worrying about income loss with paid sick time.

Life insurance

Ensure peace of mind for you and your loved ones with our life insurance policy.

Flexible schedules

Embrace work-life balance with our flexible scheduling options. Choose a schedule that accommodates your location and lifestyle, including flextime.

Ready to take the next step?

Help young children with disabilities unlock their potential with your expertise. Apply now and make a difference.


Frequently Asked Questions

To become a SEIT, you must have:
  • A Bachelor's degree
  • A Master's degree in Early Childhood Special Education
  • New York State Teaching Certification - Students with Disabilities (Birth-Grade 2, Permanent, or All-Grades)
  • A State teaching certificate (as a public school teacher)

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