University of Connecticut Child Development Laboratories (Child Labs)
Human Development Center
843 Bolton Rd., U-117
Storrs, CT 06269-1117
Executive Director: Anne Bladen, member of National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Council of Child Development Laboratory Administrators
Contact Person: Janice Boltseridge
Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years
Capacity: 16 infants (6 weeks to 18 mos.); 12 toddlers (18 mos.-3 yrs.); 40 preschoolers (3-5 yrs.)
Ratio: Infants/Toddlers 3 to 1, Preschool 6 to 1
Calendar: Ten (10) month program. September through mid-June, Mon – Fri. Closed 1 week in November, 2 weeks in December and 1 week in March.
Program hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (full day); 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (half day, preschool only), M-F.
Minimum days or hours per week: All day, 5 days/wk, 5 mornings/wk (preschool only).
License #: 13495
Staff Qualifications: All professional staff have B.A/B.S degrees.
1st aid, Infant/Child CPR, Administration of OTC Meds, Administration of Inhalant meds, Administration of Injectable Medications.
Enrollment: Registration in March for following August/September
Waiting list available: yes – online
Brochure/flyer available: yes – see website
School Readiness Site: YES
NAEYC accreditation: yes
Special Features: Developmentally appropriate, play-based curriculum for all ages. Program Alignment with State of CT Early Learning Development Standards. Emphasis on social-emotional development and meeting individual needs of children. All professional staff have B.A/B.S degrees. Certified as a “Nature Explore Program” through National Arbor Day Society. Early Childhood Music Teacher and Physical Therapy Consultant. Training Site for University Students.