Nunez to Host Free Child Development Series

Fine Arts Center

The Care and Development of Young Children (CDYC) program at Nunez Community College will host a free, three-part child development series for parents, with sessions in March, April and August. The sessions are free and open to the public in the Fine Arts Center on the Nunez campus (pictured).

Nunez Community College in Chalmette will host three free child development sessions in the coming months.

The series, scheduled for March, April and August, will offer two-hour, workshop-style sessions for parents hosted by Nunez’s Care and Development of Young Children (CDYC) Program in the Fine Arts Center on the Nunez campus. The sessions include:

Markers for Success in Children Under 5
March 18, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Looking at physical, language, cognitive, social-emotional and creative development for specific skills that must be addressed before the child enters Kindergarten.

STEAM Activities for Families with Children Ranging from Childcare to Middle School
April 22, 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Families and children will be introduced to Fun Earth Day activities to do as a family that address Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math skills.  

Transitions and Self-Esteem in Children
August 12, 9:30 am – 11:30 am  
How to help alleviate anxiety and fear in children transitioning through grade levels or changing schools and a look at how this affects their self-esteem.

The sessions are free to parents, caregivers and any individuals wishing to learn more about child development. Space is limited, so participants must register a week before each session by contacting CDYC Program Chair Kathy Huff at 504-278-6288 or

About Nunez Community College
Nunez Community College is a student-centered institution that delivers relevant and innovative curriculum integrating the arts, sciences, and humanities leading to academic credentials and workforce opportunities. Nunez serves a vital role in the community by engaging with partners to support student success and personal growth. Nunez Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Nunez Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website ( Nunez is located at 3710 Paris Road, Chalmette, LA. For more information, visit