COLLEGE OF APPLIED & NATURAL SCIENCES

Early Childhood Education Center

The Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) is a preschool learning laboratory for 3- and 4-year-old children and is an integral component of instructional programming in the School of Human Ecology. The ECEC is an all-day program that can currently accept up to 34 children across two classrooms.

The ECEC maintains a five-star rating from the Louisiana Quality Star Rating system. The center received the highest CLASS ratings in the district (includes three parishes) for the 2016-2017 academic year and was recognized by the Louisiana Department of Education as an Excellent facility and given a Certificate of Honor, the highest acclamation the State of Louisiana awards to Centers and Schools.

Contact

318.257.4614
401 W. Louisiana
Ruston, LA 71272

Laura Chestnut

Director, ECEC

Departments: Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC), Human Ecology

Office: ECEC

Phone: 318.257.4614

Fax: 318.257.4014

Email: chestnut@latech.edu

Shannon Tatum

Instructor, Lead Teacher,

Departments: Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC), Human Ecology

Office: ECEC 9

Phone: 318.257.4614

Fax: 318.257.4014

Email: statum@latech.edu