Child Development Research Center

Human Development and Family Studies

CDRC Calendar

2015-2016 Calendar

August 20 (Thursday)   Parent Orientation Meeting
7:00 p.m.
August 24 (Monday)   Children Begin Attending
September 7 (Monday) CLOSED Labor Day
November 25-27 (Wed-Fri) CLOSED Thanksgiving Holidays
December 16 (Wednesday)   Last Day of the Fall Semester-
Center Closes at 5:30
December 17-Jan 10 CLOSED Winter Holidays
Januray 11 (Monday)   Children Return
January 18 (Monday) CLOSED Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
March 14-18 (Mon-Fri) CLOSED Spring Break
May 20 (Friday)   Children's Last Day-
Center Closes at 5:30
May 23-June 3 (Mon-Fri) CLOSED  
June 6 (Monday)   Optional Summer Program Begins
July 7 (Wednesday)   Last Day of Summer School

Traditional Calendar

  • Family home visits
  • 1st Parent Meeting
  • Back to School
  • Halloween Carnival
  • Teachers go to National or State Conferences
  • Hearing, Vision and Speech evaluations for 4 and 5 year old children
  • Grandparent and Special Friends Brunch (the Tuesday before Thanksgiving break)
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Charitable Donation Drive
  • Family tradition celebration around the "Carol of Lights"
  • Back to School
  • Parent Meeting for children going to Kindergarten next year
  • Valentine's Party
  • Parent Meeting
  • Egg Hunt
  • “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
  • 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.