Week of the Young Child

Young Child Week
Provost Edward S. Macias, PhD (center), executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and the Barbara and David Thomas Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences, reads to children at the university’s Family Learning Center April 11 to kick off the Week of the Young Child at the center. The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, that focuses on the needs of young children and their families and recognizes the childhood programs and services that meet those needs. Also scheduled for young child week were readings by Henry S. Webber, executive vice chancellor for administration, and Ann Prenatt, vice chancellor for human resources; a parade of children; and special art and sensory activities. The Family Learning Center is located on North Campus and serves children aged 6 weeks to 6 years of WUSTL faculty, staff and students. For more information about the Family Learning Center, visit wustl.edu/childcare.