Texas Tech University

Child Development Research Center

Human Development and Family Studies

CDRC Calendar

2016-2017 Calendar

August 22 (Monday)

Parent Orientation Meeting
7:00 p.m.

August 24 (Wednesday)

Children Begin Attending

September 5 (Monday)

CLOSED
Labor Day

November 23-25 (Wed-Fri)

CLOSED
Thanksgiving Holidays

December 16 (Friday)

Last Day of the Fall Semester-
Center Closes at 5:30

December 19-Jan 6

CLOSED
Winter Holidays

Januray 9 (Monday)

Children Return

January 16 (Monday)

CLOSED
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

March 13-17 (Mon-Fri)

CLOSED
Spring Break

May 19 (Friday)

Children's Last Day-
Center Closes at 5:30

May 22-June 2 (Mon-Fri)

CLOSED

June 5 (Monday)

Optional Summer Program Begins

July 7 (Friday)

Last Day of Summer School


Traditional Calendar

August

  • Family home visits
  • 1st Parent Meeting
  • Back to School

October

  • Halloween Carnival
  • Teachers go to National or State Conferences
  • Hearing, Vision and Speech evaluations for 4 and 5 year old children

November

  • Grandparent and Special Friends Brunch (the Tuesday before Thanksgiving break)
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences

December

  • Charitable Donation Drive
  • Family tradition celebration around the "Carol of Lights"

January

  • Back to School
  • Parent Meeting for children going to Kindergarten next year

February

  • Valentine's Party

March

  • Parent Meeting
  • Egg Hunt

April

  • “Week of the Young Child” (week of national recognition of the importance of the early years)
  • CDRC Circus on the playground
  • Playground work day
  • Yearly evaluations by the parents
  • Parent / Teacher Conferences

May

  • Every Day is Different Day (a week long even where there is something different every day – like bike day, water day, pajama day, etc.)
  • Joyland family fun night
  • “Movin’ on” party (a party for children leaving the CDRC either because of a move or going to Kindergarten)
  • End of year picnic
  • End of school year

Watch for signs and information in our newsletter about these events and how you can be involved.
Field trips take place every month (with a few exceptions). Sometimes children under the age of 2 will go on field trips with special permission from parents. Parents are always invited and encouraged to attend.

Contact

Child Development Research Center

  • Address: 

    15th Street and Akron, Box 41230, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79409-1230
  • Phone: 

    806.742.3016
  • Email: 

    cdrc@ttu.edu
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