Current Projects | LSU Early Childhood Education Laboratory School

Current Collaborations

Academic programs interested in providing field experiences for their college courses should contact the center director. Experiences can be one-time experiences (e.g., planning and planting an herb garden),  regularly occurring experiences across the semester (e.g., weekly motor development clinic) or annual events (e.g., language and hearing screenings).


LSU Academic Units

LSU School of Social Work - Child and Family Studies 

Undergraduate students complete observation hours during child development coursework. Undergraduate students also complete internship hours that may include administrative or classroom experience. 

LSU Nutrition and Food Sciences

The nutrition department reviews the program’s menus and conducts cooking activities with children.

LSU Financial Aid Department

The financial aid program works with the financial aid department to recruit and obtain students who are interested in working with children as part of their work study assignment.

LSU Speech and Hearing Clinic

The speech and hearing clinic conducts language and hearing screenings of children enrolled. The clinic is a referral source for children or families with speech and hearing needs.

Community Collaborations

Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America provides support for to teachers and staff through training and on-site technical assistance. Students enrolled in Ancillary Certificate Program complete observation hours at the preschool.

East Baton Rouge Parish Early Childhood Network

East Baton Rouge Parish Early Childhood Network supports teachers and program providers on improving outcomes for children and families

Baton Rouge Parents Magazine

Baton Rouge Parents Magazine provides information to families about community events and various family-related topics through its free monthly magazine. 

Baton Rouge Community College

Students enrolled in the Associate Degree program in Care & Development of Young Children complete observations and field experience hours at the preschool. 

Southern University

Undergraduate students of the Child Development Program complete observation and field experience hours at the preschool.

Knock Knock Children’s Museum

LSU ECELP faculty and staff serve as committee members and volunteers for the museum.

East Baton Rouge Parish Library

East Baton Rouge Parish Library’s Book Mobile visits children and provides story time activities and books for teachers and children to check-out.