The Wimpfheimer Nursery School at Vassar College is a laboratory school for children ages two to six. It serves as a research and training facility for Vassar’s Psychology and Education Departments, as well as related departments from other local colleges and schools. Both students and faculty may use the facilities for research. This written document of policies and procedures is presented to ensure the protection of children’s rights. It also provides researchers (students and faculty) specific policies and procedures for the appropriate conduct of research at this laboratory school.