Overview

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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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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Hope for Hypertension

Jennifer DuPont ’08 is investigating what triggers high blood pressure as we age Sixty-seven million Americans have it. Nearly a thousand people die from it each day. And in just one year, it can cost the nation more than $40 million. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, takes a tremendous toll on our country, both in […]

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Next Steps

Grant-funded Program Prepares Special Education Teachers » Looking over a classroom of a dozen junior high school students at Plymouth Elementary School, special education intern Jennifer Kay ’99 worries what the future holds for the class of kids with mental and physical challenges. “I have doubts about where some of my students will be in […]