The E.L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning & Literacy tutors children in grades 1-6 who have difficulties learning to read, write, and spell. Children are tutored in small groups with an emphasis on developmental instruction and providing positive learning experiences. A progress report with recommendations is prepared for parents after tutoring. The centers tutoring program does fill up early, so register soon.
The Child & Family Research Center provides early childhood care and education to children from ages 6 weeks to 6 years. This service is offered to University students, faculty and staff, and families who meet the annual federal poverty guidelines for the Early Head Start Program. Students must be enrolled in at least six credits with a degree program, faculty and classified staff must work at least .50 FTE.
The Early Learning Center (ELC) serves as a model classroom in the Washoe County School District and for the learning community in the College of Education. The ELC models multi-year, multi-age educational experiences and developmental and integrated instruction. The mission of a ELC classroom is to create a nurturing learning environment in which each child can learn and be successful at their individual developmental levels.
The mission of the Nevada Center for Excellence is Disabilities is to work cooperatively with consumers, family members, and professionals to assist Nevadans with developmental disabilities of all ages to be independent and productive citizens who are included in their communities.