Child Study and Development Center

Welcome to the CSDC

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Welcome to the CSDC

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Welcome to the CSDC

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COVID-19 UPDATE: March 25th 2020
The UNH Child Study & Development Center will remain closed until we know more about the curve of the covid-19 illness. 
we are working closely with our leadership team to monitor the covid-19 pandemic to detremine when it will be safe for the csdc to become operational. we appreciate your patience as we address this unprecedented time.
Please check back for updates, or visit our facebook page for updates & resources.

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Explore the CSDC

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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CSDC Admission policies, tuition rates, and enrolled families billing inquiry contact information

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Educational Opportunities

Student Employment


Observations & Tours

Important Dates & Reminders

March 16-20: Nursery Program Closed: UNH Spring Break

March 18-20: CSDC Closed: Teacher Preparation & Retreat Days

April 30: Nursery Program 1 Final Day

May 25: CSDC Closed: UNH Holiday

May 28: Nursery Program 3 Final Day

May 29: Nursery Program 2 Final Day

July 3: CSDC Closed: UNH Holiday

July 6-10: CSDC Closed: Summer Shutdown

Sleep Workshop

Upcoming Workshop: 7 Tips to Get Your Child Sleeping Tonight

7 Tips to Get Your Child Sleeping Tonight

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