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Little Bucs

Center of Excellence for Early Childhood Learning & Development



Welcome to Little Buccaneers Early Childhood Laboratory Program, a university laboratory program that serves as a model and professional preparation site for individuals working with young children. The program is located in the Center of Excellence in Learning and Development, within the Clemmer College of Education at ETSU. As a university laboratory program, Little Bucs is quite different from the average child care center. In the program, you will observe early childhood philosophy being taught upstairs in action downstairs.

The phone numbers are:

  • Main office 423.439.7549
  • Director's office 423.439.4198
  • Infant/Toddler Classrooms 423.439.7552
  • Preschool Classroom 423.439.7565
  • Fax 423.439.7550


We have the privilege of employing students studying in various areas at Little Bucs. Graduate Assistants, Work Study and Academic Performance Scholarship recipients are utilized at Little Buccaneers Early Childhood Laboratory Program. Students provide extensive support to classroom teachers while at the center. They assist in organizing and implementing classroom projects, facilitating learning and building relationships with children and families. Students are instrumental in our success at Little Bucs.

For more information about student employment at Little Bucs, contact 423.439.7549.

Little Buccaneers Employment Application

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