Since 2000, the Bombeck Family Learning Center has been an integral part of the University of Dayton's School of Education and Health Sciences as the home of its Early Childhood Education Demonstration School. Second-year early childhood education students actively participate in the center classrooms during the year-­long field practicum associated with their coursework, learning the very best practices in early childhood education as they prepare to become tomorrow's teachers.

The Department of Teacher Education works closely with our staff and teachers to provide administrative guidance, curriculum development, and professional education opportunities. As a result of this affiliation with the university, the center's children and families have the unique opportunity to experience high quality care and education.