Services and Personnel


Skyline College Child Development Laboratory Center provides the following services:

Child Care / Child Development Activities

High quality child care and educational experiences for children of student-parents attending college are provided. Through the variety of opportunities for growth provided, children develop in the areas of:

  • social
  • emotional
  • physical
  • cognitive

Parent Education

Opportunities are available for student-parents so that they may more easily pursue their educational goals, and to provide information to parents about child development in order to strengthen and support their existing parenting skills.

Community Social Service

Local community service referrals for families in the areas of legal, medical, employment, housing assistance and other concerns are provided.


The CDLC is coordinated by a Director who holds a Child Development Program Center Permit and a Master's Degree in Education.


The Child Development Laboratory Center staff is comprised of teachers holding State of California issued Child Development Laboratory Center Permits and Bachelor's and/or AA degrees in Education. Two support teachers per classroom.

Student Assistants

  • Early Childhood Education college students
  • Volunteers
  • Members from the community and Skyline College students
  • Child Development Practicum Students and Mentees
  • Early Childhood Education college students
  • Parent Participants
  • Parents of children in the Center wishing to contribute
  • Student Interns
  • Education Administration and Early Childhood Education graduate students

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