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Child Development and Early Childhood Education: Home

This guide provides resources, support, and information on early childhood education.

CHDV Welcome

Use this guide to help you find and cite information regarding child development and early childhood education topics, classes, and career information. This guide also offers general guidance about the library and LCC services. 

NAEYC Accredited Early Childhood Higher Education Program

The Child Development and Early Education Program at Lansing Community College is accredited by the Commission on Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1401 H St. NW, Suite 600, Washington DC 20005. (800) 424-2460 ext. 8007. The accreditation term runs from 03/2018 to 03/2025.

Mission Statement

The Child Development and Early Education program prepares students for work in the field of early childhood education through curriculum and programming that reflect the following core values:

  • Belonging

  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice

  • Equity

  • Experience

  • Professionalism 

CHDV Textbooks (Course Reserves)

The library has many course reserves for Child Development classes, like textbooks and articles.

  • Materials can be checked out from the library help zone, located on the 2nd floor of the TLC building. 
  • Can be checked out for 2 or 48 hours, depending on availability.