Indiana State University's Early Childhood Education Center offers children a quality learning environment. In keeping with the University's College of Education mission, this program provides professional care to children from infancy through age five in diverse, educational experiences.
The mission of the ISU Early Childhood Education Center is to provide opportunities for teacher training, research and service to persons within the university setting and in the community at large. The ISU Early Childhood Education Center demonstrates quality early childhood education programs for young children and their parents with a commitment to cultural diversity.
The ECEC implements a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on the view that children learn best when they are actively exploring a carefully constructed environment in the company of loving, professionally prepared teachers. Our curriculum follows the Indiana Department of Education’s Foundations for Young Children, which supports the use of hands on learning.
We are ACCREDITED by the
National Association for the Education of Young Children
and licensed by the Department of Family and Children Services of the State of
Indiana. The program is affiliated with the ISU Bayh College of
Education and the department Elementary, Early and Special Education>
providing quality care for children
ranging from 6 weeks - 5 years of age.
We are located in the Maehling Terrace, University Apartments at 200 Farrington Street - Unit 2 (click here for directions).
ISU's ECEC is designed as a comprehensive child care/child development center to serve the children, 6 weeks to 5 years, of ISU students, faculty, staff members, and community families. An additional feature of its design is to provide an exemplary child care program for academic research and training. This program is designed for children whose parents/guardians have work or school obligations.
This facility is operated in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion, or national origin.