Effie Bennett-Powe
Child Development Center

Campus Lab Setting for Early Childhood Programs

Child Development Center


Offering High Quality Preschool for Children Ages 3 - 5


  • Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Spacious classroom with center areas, large outdoor play area, gym on the premises.
  • Music and movement experiences that promote language development.
  • Special guests enhance and expand your child's understanding of self and others.
  • Walks that explore the campus setting such as animal barns and greenhouses.
  • Planning focuses on individual needs and interests with parent/guardian collaboration.
  • Reggio Emilia philosophy influences the environment and planning.
  • Anti-Bias education is embedded into all aspects of the program.
  • Morning and afternoon sessions run Monday through Thursday and follow the College Calendar.



Daily Experiences


  • Whole group and self-chosen small group activities:
    - Dramatic Play
    - Block Area
    - Picture Books
    - Writing Center
    - Drawing/Painting/Easel Area
    - Mathematics and Science
    - Nature Center
    - Computer Center
  • Snack Time
  • Outdoors/Gym Time/Walks





  • Master Teacher/Director: Nancy Collins
  • B.S. student interns
  • A.A.S. practicum students