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The Smith College Center for Early Childhood Education is located at 28 Lyman Road in Northampton, Massachusetts. 

From the South
Northampton is on Route I-91 in Massachusetts. Take Exit 18, and follow Route 5 north into the center of town. Turn left onto Route 9 and proceed along Main Street (Route 9) to the next traffic light, turning left onto South Street (Route 10 south). Follow Route 10 through one set of lights and take your second left after the lights, Lyman Road. The entrance to Fort Hill is a one-way driveway on your left at the far end of Lyman Road. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the school. 

From the North
From I-91 South, take Exit 20, and follow onto Route 5 south into the center of town. At the intersection of Route 5 and Route 9 (Main Street), turn right onto Route 9. Then follow the same directions as above from Route 9 to Fort Hill. 

From the East or West via the Massachusetts Turnpike
Northampton is on Route I-91 North (Mass Pike exit 4). Once on I-91, follow the directions above for visitors from the south. 

Please contact the assistant director, Jen Godlesky, at or 413-585-3290 to arrange for a classroom observation and a tour of the school.

Contact Center for Early Childhood Education

Fort Hill
28 Lyman Road
Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

Phone: 413-585-3290 Email:


Director: Jennifer Godlesky

Assistant Director: Laurie DeMello

Office Coordinator: Lori McKenna