The Burroughs Child Development Center
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Contact us at (864) 503-5315 for more information.
Child Development Center provides quality child care to University students,
faculty and staff, in addition to providing students the opportunity to observe
and work with children. Students from the School of Education, the Mary Black
School of Nursing, the Teaching Fellows program and the psychology department
gain valuable observation lab and hands-on classroom experience at the
Since the Burroughs Child
Development Center is housed on the USC Upstate campus, we have access to
on-site services such as the School
of Education, Health
Technology and Services and Dining Services. Additionally, the location allows
the children to participate in numerous on-campus activities such as
trick-or-treating at Halloween and the Angel Tree program at Christmas.
Hours of Operation
The Center is open five days a week
from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. We observe the University
holiday schedule as well as other selected dates. Training sessions may be
coordinated with student holidays.
offers full and part-time child care rates. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks are
included in the fees.
ABC vouchers are accepted.
The staff is comprised
of four lead teachers and four teacher assistants. All Center teachers are certified in early childhood education, and
two hold Master's degrees in early childhood education. The staff plans and
implements developmentally appropriate curriculum consistsing of hands-on
activities and a learning-rich environment that allows children to develop at
their own pace.
The Center is licensed
by the South Carolina Department of Social Services and is a member of the South
Carolina Advocates for Better Care Programs. The Center is accredited by The
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation's largest and most widely recognized
accreditation system for early childhood schools and child care centers.