Welcome to Lucy Brock Child Development Lab School (LBCDLS). LBCDLS is a laboratory program operated by the Department of Family and Child Studies, located in the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University. LBCDLS serves as a model and professional preparation site for individuals working with young children.
The primary goal of LBCDLS is to serve as a professional development site for individuals planning to work with young children. In addition, the foundation for providing high quality professional development experiences is provided through the accomplishment of the following goals:
- To provide access to high quality care for young children and their families
- To serve as a model program that reflects current recommended best practices, as well as a site for developing new and innovative practices