Welcome to the ECDC
The Early Childhood Development Center is a ‘living laboratory’ where adults as well as children come to learn. We believe that we learn from the children just as much as they are learning from us. The program is designed to promote the development of the total individual by enhancing children's skills through play.
News & Events
Reading Center Winter 2015 Application Now Available
The UM-Flint Reading Center provides a unique opportunity for K-12 students to receive instructional support in reading from university graduate and undergraduate students studying literacy assessment. Your child’s success in reading is of paramount importance to overall success at school. This nine week program focuses on reading comprehension, fluency, word study, and building self-confidence in your child’s reading ability to foster interest, pleasure, and success in reading.
The Winter 2015 session begins Tuesday, February 10, 2015.
For the past few years the Early Childhood Development Center has taken over the UCEN Art Gallery for a few weeks to display children’s art. Their open house is always a bustling event with families coming to see their child’s work, faculty and staff popping by, and university students poking their heads in to see what all the commotion is about.
Congressman Kildee visited the Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) to get a better understanding of how it is utilized, and some of the federal grants it has received. The ECDC is the only nationally accredited birth to age 12 program in Genesee County.
UM-Flint's Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) has been awarded a $500,000 grant to help students cover childcare costs while they attend classes.