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The Lions Club Child Study Center

The Lions Child Study Center, located on Hampton Boulevard on the Old Dominion University campus, serves as a cooperative link among the university, community, and early childhood, special education and speech pathology/audiology programs of the university. In conjunction with its mission of urban outreach, the center provides inservice education, consultation, and clinical service to the local community, agencies, institutions, and school systems. In addition to serving as a visible community resource for referral and information, the center also conducts on-site demonstrations for training and informational exchange, provides parent training, tutorial and assessment services, and intervention and service models.

Preschool/Kindergarten Program

The Preschool/Kindergarten Program operates three hours a day, five days a week and emphasizes developmentally appropriate practices for children ages 3-5. The overall curriculum includes art, music, science, reading and math readiness, physical education, computers, foreign language, and swimming. Children of kindergarten age are given a specific readiness program in preparation for their entrance into first grade. Lead teachers are assisted by graduate practicum students from early childhood education, as well as students from other academic areas of study, including speech-language pathology, psychology, leisure studies, elementary education and special education.

Tuition and Fees:

Tuition Rate Per Semester

Full Time Faculty/Staff

Full Time Students


Community Members


Required Annual Materials Fee (Due with registration)



Lump Sum Payment- Due September 1, 2010 and January 10, 2011





Monthly Payment- due 1st day of the month

(September- April)




Information for Parents: 

Child Study Center:

Director: Jane Elyce Glasgow, M.S.Ed.
Pre K/ Kindergarten:  Carole Brady, M.S. Ed.
Pre K/Kindergarten:   Carol DeRolf, M.S.Ed.
Oral Language Preschool:  Janet Knust, M.S. Ed.