Welcome to the ECDC

The Early Childhood Development Center is a ‘living laboratory’ where adults as well as children come to learn. We believe that we learn from the children just as much as they are learning from us. The program is designed to promote the development of the total individual by enhancing children's skills through play.

News & Events

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UM-Flint Donation Drive Impacts Early Childhood Programs

The Human Resources Department recently presented donations to the ECDC and continues to accept donations. Read More!

UM-Flint Center for Educator Prep Organizes New P-12 Advisory Board

UM-Flint Center for Educator Prep Organizes New P-12 Advisory Board

The Center for Educator Prep P-12 Advisory Board will strengthen local partnerships while addressing critical issues in the field.

UM-Flint Early Childhood Program Offers Families Nutrition Resources

UM-Flint Early Childhood Program Offers Families Nutrition Resources

Cummings Great Expectations early childhood program staff and community vendors welcomed Flint families and provided information about nutrition and healthy food choices.

Q & A with UM-Flint Elementary Education Academic Advisor

Q & A with UM-Flint Elementary Education Academic Advisor

UM-Flint welcomes Joel Maidens, the Education Department's new elementary education academic advisor.

UM-Flint Grad Program Prepares Teachers in Literacy Education

UM-Flint Grad Program Prepares Teachers in Literacy Education

The Master of Arts in Literacy Education at UM-Flint is now available online, continuing to focus on visual, personal, and interactive teaching and learning methods.