For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Albany and beyond. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Albany.

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Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. As a result, those who attend Sylvan in Albany have the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed to excel in school and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!

In Albany, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:

  • Robotics: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
  • Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
  • Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.