Landry Early Childhood Center


The Landry Early Childhood Center (LECC) at Rivier University offers a safe, extraordinary environment for your child to experience learning.

Our dedicated, educated, and professional teachers provide quality education and care for children ages 6 weeks through 6 years. Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) (, the Center is a professional development school for Rivier University students training to become early childhood educators. 

We support our families in many ways, one of which is our Resource Library, and another is specialty workshops taught by qualified individuals on topics suggested by our parents.
The LECC offers the following programs intended to meet the diverse needs of families. Each classroom has its own schedule, uniquely suited to the developmental needs of the children.

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Half- and full-day Kindergarten programs for children 5 years of age by September 30.
     Half-day Kindergarten:  Mon. - Fri. – 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
     Full-day Kindergarten:  Mon. - Fri. – 7 a.m.–5 p.m.; 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; or 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Year-round Programs
These programs are offered year round from 7 a.m.–6 p.m. 

     Infant (for children beginning at 6 weeks): 5-day schedule

     Younger Toddler (for children one and two years old): 2-, 3- and 5-day schedules

     Older Toddler (for children two and three years old): 2-, 3- and 5-day schedules

     Preschool (for children three and four years old): 2-, 3- and 5-day schedules

     Pre-Kindergarten (for children four and five years old): 2-, 3- and 5-day schedules

Enrichment Programs (September through May)
The LECC offers a variety of enrichment programs for all age groups! These include music, movement, drama, and more. The programs are supported by the annual activities fees. We are proud to have Steve Blunt, a popular professional musician, share his talents with the children weekly. The children love to sing and move along with Mr. Steve; his silly songs keep the children entertained and wanting more!