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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Mary Lyon: Stunning at a Century

Mary Lyon Hall, the beloved grande dame of the Plymouth State campus, is celebrating her centennial this year. Over the past century, she’s been renovated, remodeled, updated, and made energy efficient, all while retaining her stately elegance. More than a campus icon, Mary Lyon has been home to generations of students, many of whom have […]

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Let the Sunshine In

A Strategic Approach to a Sustainable Campus » Compressed Natural Gas powers the campus’s hot water and heat. A geothermal system heats and cools the Hanaway Rink at the PSU Ice Arena and Welcome Center. Biomass fuel keeps the new ALLWell North facility warm and provides hot water. And now solar panels on the roof […]