Welcome to the Early Childhood Centers for Training, Research and Education (ECCTRE). I am pleased to share some information about our Centers and our mission. The ECCTRE are a unique professional team dedicated to academic excellence through high quality child care and education, student training, research and professional education.  We are here to serve students, families, faculty and staff throughout the community and the region.

Please tour our Centers online and contact us to visit our programs in person.  Visit us here to learn more about us and to find links to organizations and agencies related to our work here at the ECCTRE.

We are happy to work with you to meet your needs and answer your questions.

Sara Starbuck, Ed.D
Administrative Director
Early Childhood Centers for Training, Research, and Education



Early Childhood Centers
One University Plaza, MS 5750
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701