Davis-Baker Preschool

The Davis-Baker Preschool provides quality preschool experiences for three to five-year-old children within the community, at a minimal cost to parents or guardians. The preschool is operated through Teachers College – Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

A director, full-time childcare professional and two graduate assistants staff Davis-Baker Preschool. The preschool is a clinical site for candidates seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Care Management and/or Elementary Education K-6, with a 3-4 endorsement. As a result, children receive the best in early childhood education experiences. The program is recognized by the State of Arkansas Department of Human Services and is accredited by Arkansas Better Beginnings.

The Davis-Baker Preschool program and endowed scholarship was established to honor the work of Dr. Pam Davis and Mrs. Beverly Baker. Both are known for their commitment, dedication and contributions to Henderson State University’s K-6 education and Family and Consumer Sciences programs. Their work has impacted thousands of children and families in the Clark County area, while installing best practices to countless K-6 education and Family and Consumer Sciences majors at Henderson State.

Preschool Enrollment Application (applicants are placed on a waitlist)
Student Worker Application


Half Day: 9 a.m. - Noon
Full Day: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


$575 per semester


Erica McDaniel - Director