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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Building a First-Year Class

PSU’s overwhelming success with enrollment for the 2015–16 academic year was the result of focused multi-year investments in admissions, marketing, academic and co-curricular programs, and new and repurposed facilities.

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Coach for a Day

Dean of the First-Year Experience Mark Fischler is a professor, mentor, and friend to countless students. But this past September, he was also a coach for the Panther football team.

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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.