Central Michigan University's Child Development and Learning Lab:
a laboratory in which university students may observe, participate,
train, and study children under the supervision of trained early
- provides an enriched
program that meets the needs of young children in the areas of social,
cognitive, emotional, physical, language, self help, initiative, and
- includes all enrolled children in a national model of developmentally appropriate programming.
- promotes among parents/significant adults a greater understanding of their child's growth and development.
- provides encouragement for parents/significant adults to be involved in significant ways in their child's educational experience
Michigan University's Child Development and Learning Lab is sponsored by
the Area of Human Development and Family Studies and the Department of
Environmental Studies. As a part of the Human Development and Family
Studies Area, the Child Development and Learning Lab is a facility for
training and for student and faculty research.