Helping Children and Families Grow to be Their Very Best

The Center for Young Children and Families at Plymouth State University is a great place for children.

  • Serving young children, 13 months to 5 years, in the Plymouth and surrounding communities, as well as the Plymouth State Community
  • A laboratory school for the Early Childhood Studies Program at Plymouth State
  • Licensed by the State of NH, and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • All teachers have Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degrees in Early Childhood
  • Open 10 months, September – June.


Featured in Plymouth Magazine

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Panther Pride: Ski Hard, Smile Big

Freydis Holla Einarsdottir ’19 came this close to competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Since coming to PSU, she’s been posting top finishes for the women’s ski team, and in March she became the first woman in Plymouth State history to compete in the NCAA Championships, the biggest race in collegiate ski racing. […]

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First in the (New) Nation

A Young Man’s Journey from a Nepalese Refugee Camp to the New Hampshire Polls » Southern Bhutan. Early 1990s. Members of an ethnic minority population, the Hindu Lhotshampas, began fleeing rising levels of persecution by the Bhutanese government. Denied their citizenship rights because of religious and cultural differences, the group—more than 100,000 strong—eventually sought protection […]

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And Justice for All

Alisha Medeiros ’15 wants to help troubled youth make better choices and live fulfilling lives. This desire, influenced by a family tragedy, led her to pursue a career in criminal justice.