Outside view from the street of the Jean Tyson Child Development Study Center Building.

Jean Tyson Child Development Study Center

A family-centered program housed in a facility designed to provide for best practices in early childhood education and to enhance the learning experience for University of Arkansas students.

Our early childhood professionals provide individualized care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Our Mission

Our mission is three-fold:

  1. To provide a model early childhood facility for children from eight weeks to five years.
  2. To serve as a teaching laboratory for students studying in the area of Human Development and Family Sciences, and other disciplines.
  3. To serve as a research facility for faculty and graduate students.

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Hours of Operation & Location


7:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m.


924 West Douglas Street
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 727801

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