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Center of Excellence for Early Childhood Learning & Development

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Little Bucaneers get a visit from Ollie Otter and his "assistant" Liz Higbee.

Ollie Otter visits Little Bucs

Ollie and Liz promoting safety

Ollie and Liz promote Booster Seat / Seatbelt Safety for the State of Tennessee


Little Bucs attend University Woods dedication ceremony

Little Bucs Arrive

Little Bucs arriving at University Woods. Shhh! Must be very quiet. Dedication ceremony in progress.

Enjoying a cookie afterwards with ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland.

Little Bucs with President Nolan



young girl posing with wooden bowls


Little Bucs Stage World's Fair Gala at DP Culp Center.

Children who participated in the 2017 Little Bucs Summer Enrichment program had the opportunity to be part of a unique experience that allowed them to both explore a country and raise global awareness. More...


blue skies in early spring


Signs of Spring

A photograhic Journey by the Inventor Class


sand soil and leaves


The Significance of the Outdoor Classroom.



abstract art

through the eyes of children

Little Buccaneers Early Childhood Laboratory Program presented their 4th Annual Art Exhibition Fundraiser at the Reese Museum. This annual fundraiser was an opportunity for the children and teachers to showcase their project work. It provided the opportunity to help the community understand both the importance of art and the capabilities of young children. More...  


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