Children's Center Lab School

Director/Faculty: Rebecca Thomson, Interim Director
925-969-2385
rthomson@dvc.edu
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Secretary: Michelle Minty, Administrative Assistant
925-969-2386
mminty@dvc.edu
Hours: Monday - Thursday - 8 am - 2:15 pm  
Division: Social Science Division, FO 136
CCLD Facility #: Preschool - 070212086  Infant - 070212087
Directory: Children's Center faculty and staff

 


 

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The Diablo Valley College Children's Center lab school is a part of the early childhood education department instructional program and a place for children of DVC students while they are attending classes.

The purpose of a lab school is to provide an enriched and supportive learning environment for children, parents and DVC students. The school is viewed as a community of learners in which children are seen as curious, competent and capable of constructing knowledge. The program is guided by the belief that families have a primary influence on the development of their children and early childhood is the most critical period in this development. The curriculum and environmental settings are designed to reflect the developmental needs and interests of each child and the unique cultures of the individuals within the school. The learning activities and materials that are offered are concrete, real and meaningful to the lives of children.

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