Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 62.73
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Tufts University
Tier2-1: Childcare

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kathleen Pagilerani
Staff Assistant
Eliot Pearson
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Does the institution have an on-site child care facility, partner with a local facility, and/or provide subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students, faculty, and staff?:

A brief description of the child care program, policy, or practice:

Tufts has two such facilities: the Tufts Educational Day Care Center, and the Eliot-Pearson Children's School.

Tufts Educational Day Care Center offers an innovative year-round, full-day educational preschool and kindergarten program for children from within the Tufts community and its surrounding cities. Our Center is located in a state-of-the-art preschool facility on Tufts' main campus. Each of our four classrooms is staffed by three teachers who hold either Bachelor's or Master's degrees in early childhood education and by a variety of graduate teaching assistants, student teachers and undergraduate interns.The number for general questions for the Center is (617) 627-3412. For more information about the center, see http://ase.tufts.edu/tedcc/index.htm

The Eliot-Pearson Children's School is the laboratory-demonstration school affiliated with the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. The school serves as a model and demonstration facility, providing a training and observation site for new and experienced teachers and a research facility for faculty and supervised students in the Department of Child Development. The Children's School enrolls approximately 80 children.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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