About Us


The LSUA Children's Center (LSUA-CC)is conveniently located on campus and has been open since June 9, 1999. The center is licensed by the Louisiana Department of Social Services through the Bureau of Licensing as a Class A program and participants in Quality Start, Louisiana's accreditation system for licensed childcare centers


Our mission at LSUA-CC is to provide exemplary early childhood care and education for the children of students, faculty/staff, and Alumni and Friends Association Alumni & Friends Application of the university. We strive to provide a program tailored to ensure the quality of a child's daily experiences while building a foundation for future learning.

General Information

The Children's Center is open year round and closes only for official LSUA holidays and three additional days throughout the year for Center staff professional development. Hours of operation are 7:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call us at PH: 473-6484 if you would like additional information.

Children's Center Staff

  • Susan Richerson
    Susan Richerson
    Director Children's Center
  • Danette Cormier, Assistant Director
    Danette Cormier
    Assistant Director
  • Charlotte LaPrarie
    Charlotte LaPrarie
  • Peggy Kidder
    Peggy Kidder
  • Shirley Sanders
    Shirley Sanders
  • Cheronda Williams
    Cheronda Williams