Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Employee Profile


Lona Downs

Child Development Center
Director - Child Development Center

Contact Information

Phone: 308-432-6379
Office: Burkhiser Complex 212


Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education Birth-8 years old with a Kindergarten endorsement from South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota.

Responsibilities at CSC/Past Work Experience

The Director is responsible for the general supervision and management of the day to day operation of the Laboratory. This involves the care and education of students using the Laboratory for academic purposes, and families and young children. Finally, this individual participates in the institution’s communities of learners to foster a culture of inquiry, critical self-reflection, evidence based decision making, and a learner-centered environment.

Hobbies/ Personal Interests

Bow hunting with my family Being outdoors Spending time with family and friends

Web Links

CSC Child Development Center Website CDC Facebook Page Certification Link