university of connecticut child development laboratories (child labs)

university of connecticut child development laboratories (child labs)

University of Connecticut Child Development Laboratories (Child Labs)
Human Development Center
843 Bolton Rd., U-117
Storrs, CT 06269-1117

Phone: 860.486.2865
Fax: 860.486.5278
Website: www.childlabs.uconn.edu

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.