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  • Child Only Classes

    Child Only classes provide children opportunities to explore learning in an ECFE classroom setting independently.
  • Early Childhood Screening

    The Brainerd Public School system regularly offers early childhood screening clinics during the school year for all children between the ages of 3 and 5 years. The state of Minnesota recommends this at age 3 and requires this for kindergarten entrance. Early Childhood Screening is a quick and simple check of how your child is learning and growing. The screening includes a developmental assessment, social emotional questionnaire, vision and hearing tests, height and weight measurement and an immunization and health history review. The purpose of the FREE screening is to identify children who may need additional time and experiences to be ready for school. The sooner we get started, the more likely your child will begin school with the necessary skills to succeed. Here’s what screening does for you: Helps you find out how your child is doing and answers parenting questions Connects you to community services Registers your child for kindergarten Appointments are available throughout the school year. Three reasons to screen at age 3: 1.Screening can assist your child to be ready for school. 2.Any health or developmental concerns can be found earlier and help can be provided sooner. 3.Because screening is free, it's easy and it's good for your child =================================================================== REQUIRED FORMS for screening **You also need to provide copies of your child's Birth Certificate and current Immunization Record Forms can be emailed to:
  • Parenting Classes

    Preparing children for the real world is a big job for parents.  Learn practical techniques for gaining family cooperation, identify the steps for raising responsible and respectful children, and learn and practice new skills together. Course is taught by a trained Love and Logic facilitator. Certificate of Completion provided after course completion.  
  • Special Events

    ECFE offers many special events throughout the year for families with birth-5 yr olds.  These events take place across our community to provide fun and meaningful experiences for families. 
  • Time Together Classes

    Time Together Classes provide weekly time for parents/guardians and their children birth-5 years old. Parent Education time is included in all of our Time Together classes with a Parent Educator (parents separate during parent time once the child is two or older).