Welcome to West Virginia University Child Learning Center

Meet the Center Director

Diane Rudash

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: (304) 293-4866

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Carolyn M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: It is rewarding to watch children grow and change as they reach and accomplish many milestones.

Teaching since: 1989

Laura M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: it's a great feeling seeing them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2007

Traci B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing their development over a period of time; it's great to see them accomplish new tasks.

Teaching since: 2009

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Ms. Morgan has been such a blessing as we have adjusted from a family of three to a family of four. She has catered to our little girl so much in these last few months, always making sure she gets the best care possible. We love all the photos we receive and updates throughout the day. Faye loves Ms. Morgan too! She has a natural talent for taking care of children & will make a wonderful mommy some day!!”

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Faye

“Ms. Kara has been a part of Lily's life for over a year now and we've been so blessed by her presence. Lily loves Ms. Kara so much and I can't imagine her transitioning to another room without you to help her. Ms. Kara is very kind and always very genuine with our daughter. That means the world to us!”

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Lilian

“Ms. Suzie is wonderful! She always greets Faye every morning with a smile. She is kind, sweet, and genuine. She has so much experience with infants and children, that I sometimes look to her for advice on how to raise my little girls. The classroom activities are wonderful and very creative. I can see how much Faye is learning every day. I hope Faye never has to transition!”

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Faye

“Thank you for playing an active role in Sean's growth and education. I really appreciate the time you spent with him and everything you taught him in class.”

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Yuxi

“Thank you for loving Sean with hugs and smiles every day. You give my child a sense of belonging, happiness, and comfort while in class.”

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Yuxi

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Upcoming Events for Families

Curriculum Night

September 28 | 4-6:30pm

Visit our classrooms, meet our teachers, learn about our curriculum and how your child’s interests inspire learning.

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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Come Visit Us

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