About Us

Impact Summary

  • Professional development site for Department of Teacher Education
  • On-the-job training opportunities for 16-20 students per semester
  • Observational/field site for Education, Social Science, Allied Health majors
  • On-site classes for Department of Teacher Education
  • Year-round field placements and/or student teaching
  • Annual tuition assistance funded
  • Demonstration site for “best practices”/action research
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Partner (NCATE)
  • Independent Study site
  • Recruitment/retention of students
  • Recruitment of Faculty
  • Participant in Celebration of Scholarship

Community Impact

  • Quality early care and education
  • Teaching force diversification
  • Workplace development
  • NAEYC Children’s Fair
  • Community resource

Collaborative Impact

  • REACH (Referral and Educational Association for Child Health)
  • Scioto County Literacy Council
  • Participation site for area Universities, Career Development Centers, Early Childhood Programs
  • Professional development for licensed providers

Parent Impact

  • Degreed teachers & degree-track teaching assistants
  • Low teacher/child ratios
  • Tuition discounts for students, staff, SSU alumni
  • Childcare assistance for multiple counties: Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
  • Parent workshops
  • CLC Advisory Council
  • Web-cam access
  • Early Learning Academic Content Standards
  • Progress Reports

State/National Impact

  • Licensed by Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
  • Presented Ohio Association for the Education of Young Child Conference
  • National Association for the Education of Young Child Conference Participation
  • Presented Fabulous Friday Early Childhood Conference
  • Committee member Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children Leadership Council

Child Impact

  • Wraparound child care
  • Nurturing and educational
  • Diverse and integrated
  • Literacy, science, math enriched
  • Fun, fun, fun in a nurturing environment

Your Impact

  • Shawnee State University Office of Development

Tax-deductible donations to benefit the CLC can be made through the Shawnee State University Development Foundation. Consider leaving a legacy through the Commemorative Tile Program or The Miss Hetty Professional Development Fund. Forms can be obtained from the CLC secretary.

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