Centers | College of Education, Health and Human Services | Kent State University


An interdisciplinary institute whose mission is to promote a full understanding of the lived experience of disability across the lifespan.


Supports interdisciplinary activities across special education, rehabilitation counseling vocational education, and related program areas. 


Provides assistance and secures resources to help facilitate the international, global, and multicultural program priorities in the College. 



Offers free services to all KSU students and employees, as well as free or low-cost services to community members of Portage County. They provide nutrition education on weight control, cardiovascular/hypertension, digestive disorders, diabetes, eating disorders, general nutrition/wellness, pediatric nutrition, childhood obesity, sports nutrition, vegetarian, food allergies, and food safety.

Child Development Center

Child development laboratory for the professional preparation of early childhood personnel, research in child development and early education, and service to University and community families.

Counseling & HUman Development Center

Practicum training and research agency for graduate programs in the community, rehabilitation, school counseling, school psychology, and the doctoral program in Counseling and Human Development Services.

human development center

Fosters interdisciplinary research and education in the areas of lifespan human development and family studies, with a particular emphasis on adult development and aging.

Instructional Resource Center (IRC)

We are committed to serving the instructional and technology needs of the College.

Ohio Literacy Resource Center

Provides support, training, and resources for the people who work in the field of Adult Basic and Literacy Education in the state of Ohio. 

Reading & Writing Development center

Diagnostic/instructional facility for the professional education and development of graduate students in reading and language arts program. The Reading and Writing Development office is located in room 402 in White Hall.

Research Center for Educational Technology (RCET)

Collegial network for university researchers and preK-16 educators committed to studying the impact of technology on teaching and learning. The Research Center for Educational Technology is located in room 201 in Moulton Hall.

science of learning & education center

The Center fosters evidence-based reform of STEM education, health education, and literacy and language learning, to improve achievement and retention for Kent State students and for K-12 students in the surrounding community.