Child Study and Development Center

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  COVID-19 UPDATE: March 3, 2021
We continue to work under limited group sizes for the remainder of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we are planning for full operations to resume in August 2021. We have begun our lottery process and are reaching out to families in the coming weeks.

Please note that our Nursery program will offer 2 full day multi-age sessions. The first is a M/W/F from 9-4 and the second is T/TH 9-4. We will be communicating with families in the lottery about this change.

We appreciate your patience.


Lisa Ranfos,Ed.

Executive Director

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The Child Study and Development Center is a laboratory school
affiliated with the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of New Hampshire.
A laboratory school is one with both an early care and education mission and an academic mission.
Children attending the center, and the UNH students working at the center, benefit from the highly trained teaching staff and from the family studies faculty.

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Each CSDC classroom reflects the developmental and cultural needs of the particular community of children, teachers, and families. 

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Important Dates & Reminders

December 21st: CSDC annual 2-week winter shutdown

January 4th: CSDC reopens at 8:30am

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