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Table of Osseo Area Schools (EC&FE)
Contents Early Childhood & Family Education
Get Started At Osseo Area Schools our mission is to inspire and prepare all students with the
with EC&FE confidence, courage and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community;
and engage in a lifetime of learning. The lessons learned in our Early Childhood and
Selecting a Class.................................. 3 Preschool classrooms mirror our district curriculum, so your child will be learning skills
Infants.................................................. 4 - 5 to prepare for kindergarten and beyond.
1-2s & 2-3s Classes.............................. 6 - 7
Multi-age Classes................................ 8 ECFE Classes-Families learning together!
Preschool Open House....................... 9
Every class includes:
Play Time &
Just for Parents • Activities where parents and children learn and enjoy time together.
• Time for children to learn and interact with one another and develop their
Parent & Child Play Time.................. 10
Just for Parents.................................... 11 physical, language and social-emotional skills.
Preschool & PreK • Parent education time to learn about positive guidance, child development and
Preschool & PreK 2019-2020............. 12
Early Childhood Screening and Summer Benefits to families:
School Superstars................................ 13
• Time with other parents to reflect on short and long-term goals, values and
Fees & Registration parenting practices in a supportive group setting.
Class & Sibling Care Fees................... 14 • Curriculum taught by licensed early childhood teachers and parent educators
Registration Form............................... 15 that provide relevant, reliable, research-based parenting practices that supports
and encourages growth and development of families.
• Opportunities for parents and children to make friends with others from the
Stay Connected with Us
2 https://twitter.com/OsseoEarly Our program website with resources for families
Class Locations Lottery Sibling Care
Arbor View A registration drawing for all classes will Sibling care is available for families who need
Early Childhood Center be held Dec 10. Class fees will not be care for their children while attending a class
charged until the day of the lottery. After with another child. Sibling care is for children
9401 Fernbrook Lane N the lottery Dec 10, registrations will be ages 5 months to 5 years. Babies under 5 months
Maple Grove, MN 55369 accepted until classes are full. of age are welcome to attend class with a
Phone: 763-391-8777 parent for no additional charge. At the time of
Program Calendar registration, if your child will turn 5+ months
Willow Lane during class, please call the office to register.
Early Childhood Center Our EC&FE program is divided into Space is limited. Sibling care is available during
three sessions during each school year. class unless otherwise listed. See page 14 for fee.
7020 Perry Avenue N
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429 • Session One: Support for
Phone: 763-585-7330 Sept. 9, 2019 to Jan. 17, 2020 Participation
Fees • Session Two: If adult participants are in need of auxiliary
January 28, 2020 to May 18, 2020 aids or services to participate in a class, please
Class and Sibling Care fees are based on family income call 763-391-8777 or TDD: 763-391-7250.
and the number of sessions a class meets. There is • Summer 2020 Please allow us at least 72 hours notice (2 week
no charge for children birth to 12 months to attend a July 2020-August 2020 notice is preferred) so we can accommodate your
class. All families are welcome. No one will be denied request. ISD 279 - Osseo Area Schools does not
participation due to inability to pay. See page 14 for Registration discriminate on the basis of disability.
fee chart. Requirements
Types of Classes
Find a Class Immunizations Required
Register at: osseo.ce.eleyo.com Minnesota State law requires all children
attending EC&FE programs to be current In non-separating classes, parents and children
To ensure registration opportunities for families, with all required immunizations or have remain together in the same classroom for the
our program is designed for a family to register and a notarized conscientious exemption on entire class. Parent education and discussion time
attend one type of ECFE class per session with their file. A copy of your child’s immunizations will be held in the same room with your toddler.
child (ex: attending one 1-2s class instead of two 1-2s must be submitted at the time of
classes) as the curriculum may repeat in the same registration. You or your clinic can fax or Gradual Separating Classes
class. If your family is interested in joining more email immunization records to:
than one class, please contact the office 2 weeks after 763-391-8762 or [email protected] When the class begins, the start and length of
classes have started and ask about the possibility to parent and child separation time is determined
join another class. For families looking for more, Health Related Needs upon the needs of the group. In a gradual
our program offers a variety of play time and open separating class, parents and children remain
gym opportunities. Families can attend play times as together for part of the class in the same
desired, throughout the school year. classroom. When separation occurs, parents
will move to a different room for parent
• Registration for infants 0-12 months is based on If your child has a health related need that education time with a parent educator while
the age of the child at the start date of each class. requires medication or special attention, children participate in classroom activities with a
health forms are required to be submitted children’s teacher.
• Registration for children 12 months and older is at the time of registration. For more
based on the age of the child as of September 1, information, please call 763-391-8777. Separating Classes
NEW Parents and children engage in classroom
• Classes at Willow Lane end in ‘W’. activities together for part of the class. When
Classes at Arbor View end in “A”. Transportation separation occurs, parents will move to a
Example: 15-2001A is Arbor View. different room for parent education time with
Transportation is provided if needed a parent educator while children participate in
• The number of weeks a class meets is designated to attend our EC&FE programs. For more classroom activities with a children’s teacher.
by the course number. For example: 15-2100A is information, please call 763-391-8777. In a typical class, separation begins the first or
a 15 week class, 6-2513W is a 6 week class. second week of the class.
Give Your Child a GREAT Start 3
FREE FREE FREE
Welcome Baby Infant Massage Saturday
Expectant Parents and Parents and Infants
Parents with Infants Birth to 9 Months Parents and Infants
Birth to 12 Months Birth to 12 Months
Participants will learn: Infant Massage provides Talk, sing, read and play:
many benefits to babies,
Infant massage tips and techniques. including: This three-week class is designed to give
you time to relax and enjoy your new
•• Sample activities to do at home with Better sleep and digestion. baby. While you are playing with your
your baby based on the book Brain baby, a licensed parent educator will
Games for Babies. •• Increased brain and nervous system facilitate discussion and provide relevant
development. information about:
• Connection with other parents in the
community that are also expecting or • Deeper sense of safety and attachment Sleep schedules
have a new baby. to caregivers.
• Infant development
Sandwiches & Baby You will learn to understand and respond • Infant massage
to your baby’s cues and signals as you •• Important ‘firsts’- and more!
1-2000W Wed Jan 29 6-7pm deepen your bond through the relaxing
1-2001A Thurs Jan30 6-7pm practice of massage. Great for moms, dads, Willow Lane
Donuts & Baby Saturdays 9:30-10:45am
Arbor View 3-1004W Sat March 14, 21 & 28
1-2002W Sat Feb 22 9:30-10:30am
1-2003A Sat Feb 8 9:30-10:30am Tuesdays 9:15-10:30am Join us to share your ideas, experiences
and concerns in a supportive, relaxing
Classes are offered in partnership with Registration for this class is based on the community environment.
HUG (Helping Us Grow) and focus on age of the child at the start of each class.
introducing early literacy skills. Each
family will leave with a copy of the book 1-2801A Tues Jan 28
Brain Games for Babies and a set of board 1-2802A Tues Feb 25
books for your home library. 1-2803A Tues Mar 24
1-2804A Tues Apr 28
The deadline to register or RSVP is one
day before the event. Join When You Can.
Participants can register online at: Our program offers great flexibility for families. Infant classes are a perfect
osseo.ce.eleyo.com or call opportunity for parents during parental leave. In addition to our FREE
763-585-7330 to RSVP. No sibling care. infant classes, consider our Birth to 5 family classes- there is no charge for
children birth to 12 months to attend. See page 8 for Birth to 5 class details.
Parents and Infants / Non-Separating Infants
Relaxing classes designed to give you time to enjoy your baby, Q&A
meet other parents and talk with a parent educator. Conversations
may focus on sleep schedules, infant development, infant massage, My baby is between 6-9 months old.
sensory/motor play, nutrition, adjusting to family life, etc. There is How do I choose between a class for
no charge for children birth to 12 months to attend Infant classes. birth-9 month class or a 6-18 month
Registration is based on the age of the child at the start date of each class?
Depending on enrollment demand (of children birth to 12 months) and in order to All babies are unique individuals and develop at
ensure registration opportunities for families, we may limit the number of free infant their own pace. As you choose the right fit for
classes a family can take each session. If your family is interested in joining more than one your child, you may want to ask yourself:
infant class, please contact the office 2 weeks after classes have started and ask about the
possibility to join another free infant class. • Does my baby like to observe or play quietly
in one spot, or do they like to cruise and
Birth to 9 Months climb?
2004A Mon Feb 10-May 18 10:30-11:45am • Is my baby sensitive to overstimulating
2005A Tues Feb 4-May 12 11am-12:15pm situations or do they love to be surrounded
2006A Thurs Feb 6-May 14 1:30-2:45pm
• Would I like my child to be one of the older
Birth to 11 Months babies in the group, or would I prefer that
my younger baby have the opportunity to be
2007A Tues Feb 4-May 12 6-7:15pm No Sibling Care around older children?
Birth to 12 Months Babies are born with different temperament traits
and a unique developmental timeline, so simply
2011W Thurs Feb 6-May 14 9-10:15am No Sibling Care choose the class that you think will be the best fit
for your baby at this time in their life.
6-18 Months 10:30-11:45am
2009A Wed Feb 5-May 13 11am-12:15pm
2010A Thurs Feb 6-May 14
2012A Fri Feb 7-May 15
12-2008A Tues Feb 4-May 12 6-7:15pm No Sibling Care
Parent & Baby Play Time Baby Story Time
PLAY. EXPLORE. LEARN TOGETHER. Parents and Children Birth to 24 Months
Open Play for Parents & Babies Birth to 24 Months Through a partnership with EC&FE and the Hennepin County
Library, FREE events are offered during the year for children 0-24
A FREE drop-in open play program. The classroom months and their caregivers. A licensed parent educator from Osseo
is set up with many play opportunities that help Area Schools EC&FE program is available as a resource during story
support each area of your child’s development. time. Children can play and explore with innovative toys while
Parents get a chance to meet other parents with parents have a chance to meet their neighbors!
similar age children and chat with a parent educator
about the joys and challenges of raising children Brooklyn Park Library Maple Grove Library
during the early years of growth and development.
No Sibling Care. Monday Mornings Friday Mornings
Arbor View Visit hclib.org for all available story times for your family.
Mondays 8:30-10am NEW
Feb 3- May 18
No Play Time: Feb 17, Apr 6, Welcome Baby, Welcome Parents!
Parents and Children Birth to 12 Months
Jan 29-May 13 Osseo EC&FE is proud to announce a new partnership with Park
No Play Time: Apr 8 Nicollet Clinics and MHealth! FREE classes are offered monthly
during the school year for children birth to 12 months and their
Thursdays 10:45am-12:15pm parents. A licensed Family Educator from Osseo Area Schools
Jan 30-May 14 EC&FE program is available as a resource to parents.
No Play Time: Apr 9
Visit osseo.ce.eleyo.com for all available class times for 5
Help Me Grow Parents and Children 1-2
Birth to age 5 Children must be 1 or older by September 1, 2019
Are you concerned about your child’s speech or general
development? Our 1-2s classes provide many opportunities for your
child to develop social and problem solving skills. You
Does your child show any of the following signs? and your child will leave with new ideas and activities
to reinforce what you have learned during the weekly
No big smiles or other joyful expressions by six months. classroom activities and parent education.
•• No back and forth sharing of sounds, smiles or other facial Non-Separating
expressions by 9 months or thereafter.
No babbling by 12 months. Parent education time and discussion time will be held in the same room
with your toddler.
• No words by 16 months.
•• No two-word meaningful phrases (without imitating or 13-2100A Mon Feb 3-May 18 6-7:30pm
No Sibling Care
repeating) by 24 months.
If so, your child may be eligible for a developmental assessment Gradual Separation
and some specific services designed to help him or her grow.
Call 763-585-7335, or Minnesota Department of Education Parent education time transitions gradually to an adjoining room.
information and referral line at 866-693-GROW. The pace of the separation is dependent upon the needs of the group.
For more information visit: helpmegrowmn.org.
13-2101A Mon Feb 3-May 18 9-10:30am
13-2102A Mon Feb 3-May 18 11am-12:30pm
*30-1103A Tues Sept 10-May 12 9-10:30am
*This class started in September. Registration based on space available.
15-2104A Wed Jan 29-May 13 11am-12:30pm
*30-1105A Thurs Sept 12-May 14 9-10:30am
*This class started in September. Registration based on space available.
15-2106W Thurs Jan 30-May 14 9-10:30am
No Sibling Care
15-2107A Thurs Jan 30-May 14 11am-12:30pm
15-2108A Fri Jan 31-May 15 9-10:30am
Parents and Children 2-3 FAQ: Class Activities
Children must be 2 or older by September 1, 2019 My child has a birthday in mid-September right after classes
begin for the program. Does this mean my child will be the
In this class, parents discover teachable moments and only oldest child in their 2-3s class?
techniques to promote their child’s learning, development,
social, emotional and problem solving skills. Children gain Answer: No. The children participating in the class will
confidence and trust as their parents separate for parent
education discussions. all be part of the same one-to-two year age cohort: 2 by
September 1st and not yet 3 by September 1st. Teachers in
Separating each class take into account the ages of the children in the
class and modify their teaching and instruction based on the
13-2200A Mon Feb 3-May 18 9-10:30am ages and developmental needs of the children present.
15-2201A Tues Jan 28-May 12 10-11:30am In each class, children of every age will get something out of
the activities provided by the teachers.
15-2202A Wed Jan 29-May 13 9-10:30am
For example if the activity is an art collage…
*30-1203A Thurs Sept 12-May 14 9-10:30am
• Birth-12 months:
*This class started in September. Registration based on space available. Children may feel and look at the different materials
and might even put them in their mouths.
15-2204A Thurs Jan 30-May 14 11am-12:30pm
Practice Preschool Parents & Children Parents may put the glue on the paper with the glue
stick and the child may put one to two pieces on the
Children must be 2½ or older by September 1, 2019 paper depending on their attention span.
This parent-child class is designed for 2½ year olds that are • Twos & Threes:
ready for a little more. For this class children do not need to be Children may apply the glue from the glue stick and
completely potty trained, but should know when they need to add several pieces to their creation. Children may also
use the bathroom and are having few accidents. tear the paper, apply the glue and add a variety of items
to their collage.
• Fours & Fives:
30-1706A Tues Sept 10-May 12 12:30-3pm Children may use glue bottles and may cut paper/tissue
paper/yarn to add to their collage. Their collage may
Class started in September. Registration based on space available. have a theme or be composed with intention.
NEW Feb 3-May 18 1-3:30pm No Sibling Care
DNrEoWp Off Preschool for Young 3s
Children must be 2½ or older by September 1, 2019
Participants in Practice Preschool will have priority registration for the Drop Off
Preschool for Young 3s class. The lottery will fill the remaining spots. Children
should be mostly self-sufficient in the bathroom, know when they need to use the
bathroom, and are having few accidents. For this class the fee is $300 per child in
the class. The fee is divided into 3 equal monthly payments.
15-2708A Wed Jan 29- May 13 12:45-3:15pm
Multi-Age Parents & Children Birth to 5
Multi-age classes benefit families attending Classes are for all children in the family, age birth to
together with children of different ages and 5. There is no charge for children birth to 12 months to
families attending with one child. Multi-age attend Birth to 5 classes. No Sibling Care.
learning encourages a child’s natural curiosity
with peers of different ages in early literacy, Separating
language, observation and problem solving skills.
13-2511A Mon Feb 3- May 18 6-7:30pm
6-2513W Tues Jan 28-Mar 17 6-7:30pm
7-2514W Tues Mar 24-May 12 6-7:30pm
15-2516A Wed Jan 29-May 13 9-10:30am
15-2517A Wed Jan 29-May 13 11am-12:30pm
15-2519W Thurs Jan 30-May 14 11am-12:30pm
EC&FE para familias hispana
Parents and Children 2-4 15-2515W martes 28 de enero- 11am-12:30pm
Children must be 2 or 3 by September 1, 2019 12 de mayo
15-2518W jueves 30 de enero- 11am-12:30pm
14 de mayo
Separating Para los niños, EC&FE es un lugar seguro para jugar libremente,
convivir con otros niños, y aprender. Para sus padres, EC&FE es un
15-2505W Tues Jan 28-May 12 9-10:30am lugar para recibir apoyo de otros padres de familia, hacerle preguntas
No Sibling Care sobre la crianza o educación de su hijo a una maestra licenciada, y
reflexionar sobre sus valores y prácticas familiares. La clase de EC&FE
para familias hispanas se dirige a los que hablan español en casa y que
Parents and Children 2-5 quisieran participar en la conversación entre los padres en español.
Children must be 2 or older by September 1, 2019 NEW Adventures in
13-2501A Mon Feb 3-May 18 11am-12:30pm This new Early Childhood and Family Education class is focused on you
6-7:30pm and your grandchild. It is a chance to explore, play, and learn together
15-2503A Thurs Jan 30-May 14 No Sibling Care through fun activities. You will also have a chance talk with other
grandparents about the role as a caregiver, supporting your grandchild’s
learning and development, and the joys of being a grandparent.
See page 14 for class and sibling care fee chart. Separating
15-2520W Tues Jan 28-May 12 9-10:30am
JPolianyUTsimfoer ECFE Plus
See Page 10
This class is designed for ECFE veteran parents with 2-3 years of ECFE
class experience who are ready to move beyond discussions of eating,
sleeping and toileting. Topics will be group generated and focus on
deeper conversations on parenting and child development of children
ages birth to five.
15-2502A Fri Jan 31-May 15 11am-12:30pm
8 osseo.ce.eleyo.com Family Literacy
This class is for parents & their children age
6 weeks to age 5
Osseo Area Schools Adult Basic Education partners with Early
Childhood & Family Education (EC&FE) to offer family literacy
classes. Parents study English, participate in a parenting education
class, and have learning time with their children.
To register or for information, call 763-566-5452.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Sept 3, 2019-June 5, 2020
Preschool & PreK Open House
Osseo Early Childhood & Family Education (EC&FE) will offer a variety
of Preschool and PreK programs for the 2020-2021 school year
If your child will be 3 or older by September 1, 2020 join us for a quick informational session on
the various programs and services available to families. There will be time for your questions
and a chance to tour the buildings. Bring your children for activities that will be set up to
spotlight the classrooms.
Arbor View - Wed, Jan 22 Willow Lane - Thurs, Jan 23
9401 Fernbrook Lane N 7020 Perry Avenue N
Maple Grove, MN 55369 Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
Parent & Baby Play Time
PLAY. EXPLORE. LEARN TOGETHER.
Open Play for Parents & Babies Birth to 24 Months
A FREE drop-in open play program. The classroom is set up with
many play opportunities that help support each area of your child’s
development. Parents get a chance to meet other parents with similar age
children and chat with a parent educator about the joys and challenges
of raising children during the early years of growth and development.
No Sibling Care.
Arbor View Thursdays 10:45am-12:15pm
Jan 30-May 14
Mondays 8:30-10am No Play Time: Apr 9
Feb 3- May 18
No Play Time: Feb 17, Apr 6 & 27
Jan 29-May 13
No Play Time: Apr 8
Parent & Child Play Time
PLAY. EXPLORE. LEARN TOGETHER.
Open Play for Parents & Children Birth to 5
Enjoy playing in one of our early childhood classrooms with your children.
Many opportunities are provided to support your child’s development
through play experiences. Children learn so much just by seeing how other
children play and interact with toys and adults. Parents get to connect with
other parents and a teacher. Participants can come regularly or join when
they can. Only $3 per child, per time with a max of $8 per family, per time.
There is no charge for children birth to 12 months to attend.
Arbor View Willow Lane
1:30-3:00pm Open Gym 6-7:30pm
Feb 3- May 18 Feb 3- May 18
No Play Time: Feb 17, No Play Time: Feb 17,
Apr 6 & 27 Apr 6 & 27
Fridays 9-10:30am Tuesdays 11am-12:30pm
Jan 31-May 15 Jan 28-May 12
No Play Time: Apr 10
No Play Time: Apr 7
Space is limited. Register 2 days
before each Friday you wish to
attend by calling 763-391-8777.
Punch cards containing 15 passes Saturdays Saturdays- Open Gym
may be purchased at either site
for $40, and they do not expire. Feb 8 Feb 29 Feb 22 March 14
No need to pre-register unless 9:30-11:30am 9:30-11:30am
otherwise listed. 9:30-11:30am 9:30-11:30am
Book Club: The Power of Showing Up Osseo Early Childhood & Family Education (EC&FE)
is proud to announce the expansion of our FREE
HOW PARENTAL PRESENCE SHAPES WHO OUR KIDS Individualized Family Education services serving
BECOME AND HOW THEIR BRAINS GET WIRED families with children birth to age five.
By Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. What is individualized family education?
Best selling authors Daniel J. Stiegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Individualized family education is an opportunity for EC&FE to come to
Ph.D. of The Whole Brain Child & No Drama Discipline are back with a you, wherever you are in the community through parent consultations or
brand new book for parents! home visits. The goals of individual family education are:
Join in a discussion of what Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne
Bryson, Ph.D. call the 4 S's: safe, seen, soothed and secure which are - to establish a partnership between families with young children and
tools parents can use to engage in providing 'quality presence' with a licensed teacher
their children. Based on the latest brain and attachment research,
participants will learn tips about how to support their child by 'showing - to connect families with resources in their local school district and
up' through meaningful parent and child relationships. It may be community
helpful, but not necessary to be familiar with the book. Class fee
includes one child attending sibling care. Additional children pay a four - to positively influence overall development, growth and learning for
week sibling care fee. Sibling care space is limited-register in advance. children
4-2601A Wed Feb 12, Mar 11, Apr 15, May 13 1:30-3pm - to support parenting with helpful strategies and tools
Join Our EC&FE Parent What is a parent consult?
A parent consult is a one on one with a licensed family educator by phone
The Early Childhood Parent Advisory Council (ECPAC) meets once or in person in a setting of your choice.
a month to discuss program policy, program fees and services, and
parents’ perspectives on ways to improve quality and accessibility. What is a home visit?
Free child care is available during each meeting.
A home visit is a learning opportunity with you and your child with an
Upcoming meeting dates and locations: experienced family educator. We offer creative fun activities for babies,
toddlers and preschoolers, while supporting and affirming your parenting
Arbor View Early Childhood Center in your home or community setting.
Friday Jan 10 1:30-3:00pm Home Visiting includes:
Willow Lane Early Childhood Center - Parent led conversations on topics such as eating, sleeping, toileting,
behavior challenges, behavior challenges, tantrums, stages of child
Fridays Feb 7, March 6, April 3 and May 1 1:30-3:00pm development, stress and anxiety
To learn more about how to get involved and the benefits of - Activities that make learning fun, support school readiness skills, and
volunteering, send an email to [email protected] are easy for parents to repeat.
and a member will contact you. We hope you will join us!
- Community resources, referrals and more!
A closer look at an example of a parent consult
Research continues to show the positive experience:
impact between a child’s learning and parent
involvement at school which leads to greater A family in our district has a busy schedule and is unable to attend day
learning and educational success. There are or evening Early Childhood classes. The parents have questions about
many opportunities to support our children, their child’s development, so they call the individualized family education
school and our community, including working program to request a free parent consult. A licensed family educator
with children and/or adults and helping connects with the mother on her lunch hour and together they discuss
at events! To learn more about volunteer her questions and concerns and strategies to support her child. After the
opportunities, call 763-391-8764. phone consultation, the family educator emails the parent resources to
support their initial conversation. Later, both parents, along with the
family educator continue conversations through email. Dad asks for
help with sibling rivalry and toilet learning. Mom asks for help with
screen time guidelines. In reply, the family educator attaches handouts
of research-based information to the email and offers the opportunity
for each parent to stay connected to address any future questions or
concerns. The parents have learned about strategies and resources to
support their child’s growth and development.
How can you request individualized family education?
If you would like to request a FREE parent consult or home visit contact
the program at: Phone: 763-391-8777 | Language Line: 855-938-0586
Email: [email protected]
Preschool for Preparing Your Child for
3s & 4s Kindergarten and Beyond
Locations: Our affordable Preschool and PreK programs are designed to support your
Arbor View child’s school readiness through meaningful hands-on learning experiences
Cedar Island Elementary in language, literacy, fine and gross motor skills development, mathematics,
Willow Lane science, art and dramatic play.
PreK for 4s & 5s Every class includes:
Locations: Playtime where children interact, learn and engage with one another in a fun, safe environment.
Cedar Island Elementary
Elm Creek Elementary • Mix of individual, small group and whole group learning.
Fernbrook Elementary •• A time to get up and move in the room, outside or large motor room.
Oak View Elementary
Rice Lake Elementary Preschool for 3s and PreK for 4s & 5s
Woodland Elementary Preschool uses play-based learning, emphasizing social-emotional development. Children learn how
to be a part of a group, take turns, share and more. In our Pre-Kindergarten classrooms the lessons
Preschool for 3s learned lead into district curriculum emphasizing school readiness skills such as: social development,
& 3-5s with language, literacy, mathematics, physical development and scientific thinking.
Preschool for 3s & 3-5s with Parent Connection
Arbor View Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten with Parent Connection provide the perfect combination of Preschool
Willow Lane drop off days and parent education. You will attend preschool with your child one day per week,
spending time learning with your child, other parents and their children. Parent educators will offer the
latest research and initiate lively discussions on relevant, research-based parenting topics. The other
day or two during the week will be drop off preschool days for your child. Sibling care is available for
younger children age 5 months to 5 years on parent days.
Continuous registration available throughout the 2019-2020
Summer School Super s tars COMING
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Summer Superstars Program
Join us for a fun-filled EC&FE A perfect opportunity for your child to play,
Family Event learn, and discover!
Come with your family and learn more about what our Select an ECFE class for parents and children birth to age 5 that will nurture
Early Childhood & Family Education program offers in your child’s natural curiosity through play based learning and exploration.
your community! Follow event details at: Or, a Preschool & PreK class for 3 to 5 year olds to prepare your child for
facebook.com/osseoEC kindergarten in the fall. More information will be available in Spring 2020.
Screening is a FREE service for all
All Minnesota children must be screened prior
to enrolling in kindergarten. The ideal time
for screening is between the ages of 3 and
4. Your child’s screening results are based on
their age at the time of screening.
At screening, parents learn about their child’s growth and
development and can ask questions if they have concerns.
Early Childhood Screening is a FREE
check of your child’s:
Screening helps identify children who may benefit from
resources to help their development.
Screening appointments can be
scheduled online at osseo.ce.eleyo.com
To schedule a screening appointment by phone, call
En Español, Lus Hmoob, Bằng Tiếng Việt: 855-938-0586
How to Register Registration Lottery Course Confirmation
Online December 10, 2019 A confirmation email and payment receipt
will be emailed to you once you are placed in
osseo.ce.eleyo.com A registration drawing for all 1 to 15 week a class.
classes will be held Dec 10.
Phone Cancelled Registration
You will not be charged for your class or
763-391-8777 sibling care fees until the day of the lottery, If you would like to cancel your class, you will
Language Line Dec 10. Charges will appear as Osseo Area receive a pro-rated refund of the fee that you
1-855-938-0586 Schools. paid for the weeks that remain of the class.
En Español, Lus Hmoob, After the lottery on Dec 10, registration Fees
continues until classes fill. Fees will be
Bằng Tiếng Việt adjusted based on the date your child Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, VISA,
starts class. or electronic bank payments are accepted.
In Person or Mail (Please do not mail cash.) Make checks
Selecting A Class payable to ISD 279.
Early Childhood Center l Registration for infants 0-12 months All families are welcome. No one will be
is based on the age of the child at the denied participation due to inability to
9401 Fernbrook Lane N start date of each class. pay. If you need assistance, please call
Maple Grove, MN 55369 763-391-8777.
l Registration for children 12 months Immunizations Required
Early Childhood Center and older is based on the age of the You or your clinic can fax or email
child as of September 1, 2019.
7020 Perry Avenue N immunization records to: 763-391-8762
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429 or [email protected] See page 3 for
763-585-7330 description of immunization requirements.
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) Fee
Select your yearly family income level and number of weeks the class meets to determine fee.
The number of sessions a class meets is designated by the course number. For example: 15-2100A is a 15 week class, 4-2601A is a 4 week class.
Example: If a family taking a 15 week class has an annual income of $37,000. The class fee is $108 for the class + $77 for each child in Sibling Care.
The class fee is a one time fee for each family per class.
Annual Practice Preschool
Income 4 week 6 week 7 week 12 week 13 week 15 week 30 week 13 week 30 week
$115,000 + $39 $87 $101 $172 $188 $292 $674
$90-114,999 $35 $74 $87 $148 $161 $185 $360 $253 $586
$75-89,999 $31 $62 $72 $123 $134 $154 $298 $201 $465
$50-74,999 $27 $56 $58 $99 $107 $124 $238 $178 $411
$35-49,999 $23 $43 $51 $86 $94 $108 $206 $143 $330
$20-34,999 $19 $34 $38 $68 $73 $84 $158 $99 $229
$00-19,999 $15 $19 $22 $36 $40 $46 $82 $64 $148
Sibling Care Fees
The sibling care fee is a one time fee for each child per class.
Annual Practice Preschool
Income 1 week 4 week 6 week 7 week 12 week 13 week 14 Week 15 week 30 week 30 week
$115,000 + $10 $37 $55 $65 $113 $121 $130 $139 $268 $348
$90-114,999 $9 $33 $49 $58 $99 $107 $115 $124 $238 $257
$75-89,999 $8 $29 $43 $50 $87 $94 $101 $108 $206 $167
$50-74,999 $7 $27 $37 $43 $74 $80 $86 $93 $176 $76
$35-49,999 $6 $21 $31 $36 $62 $67 $72 $77 $144
$20-34,999 $5 $17 $25 $29 $50 $54 $58 $62 $114
$00-19,999 $4 $13 $19 $22 $37 $40 $43 $46 $82
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EC&FE Registration Form Date Received:
Complete a separate registration form for each child. EC&FE Behavior & Photo Agreements
Child Attending Class Behavior Plan for ECFE Classes
First Name_________________________ Middle Name_____________________
Last Name______________________________________ q Male q Female Having a foundation of basic social and emotional
Birth Date__________________________________ skills is critical to school readiness. At EC&FE we
Address _____________________________________________________________ use positive behavior strategies to help children
City_______________________________ Zip______________________________ learn and practice appropriate behaviors, and we are
1. Parent/Guardian First Name_____________ Last Name_______________ committed to working with your child while they
Address: _____________________________________________________________ learn these skills.
Birth Date_________________ Cell Phone_________________________________ If your child needs more support, we will partner
E-mail Address ________________________________________________________ with you to develop a guidance plan. In addition to
q Male q Female Relationship to child_____________________________ teaching and learning, our role is to ensure a safe,
2. Parent/Guardian First Name_____________ Last Name_______________ secure classroom for all children and staff. If we
Address: _____________________________________________________________ are not able to agree on a plan your child may be
Birth Date_________________ Cell Phone_________________________________ dismissed from the program.
E-mail Address ________________________________________________________
q Male q Female Relationship to child_____________________________ q I have read and agree to the terms of the
Adult attending class with child:__________________________________________ Behavior Plan Agreement.
How did you learn about our program? ____________________________________
Are you interested in Volunteering? q Yes q No Parent/Guardian Photo Agreement
Do you need Interpreter Assistance? q Yes q No
I understand my and/or my child’s photo may be
Does your child have any health or physical concerns that we need to be used by the program. If I wish to deny this I will
aware of?_____________________________________________________________ follow the school Board Policy and Procedure 515
Does your child have any food allergies? q Yes q No found at the district website, www.district279.org.
If Yes, please list _____________________________________________________
Is your child receiving, or has your child in the past received, any Special q I have read and agree to the terms of the
Education services? q Yes q No Photo Agreement.
If yes, please list staff who have worked with your child:_____________________
_____________________________________________________________________ Due at Time of Registration
l Registration form and immunization record
l Health forms (if applicable)
1st Choice Class number Fee
2nd Choice Class number Fee
The questions below are optional, however answers are strongly encouraged. 3rd Choice Class number Fee
The information from this data will help the Minnesota Department of Education.
Data will be handled and protected by state and federal education data privacy laws. Do you need sibling care?
Please indicate whether you are the child’s: q Yes q No (If offered for your class choice)
__ Mother __ Father __ Grandmother __ Grandfather If yes, complete a registration form and provide
immunizations for each child in sibling care.
__ Foster Mother __ Foster Father __ Guardian __ Other Relative
Your highest level of school completed (Mark only one): Sibling Care Fee Class Fee
__ Eighth grade __ 12th grade __ HS Diploma __Some college-no degree Total Fee
__ Associate’s Degree __ Bachelor’s Degree __ Master’s Degree __ Ph.D
Number of people in household (circle one): 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Credit Card Payment Information
What is your current job status?
Discover MasterCard VISA
__ Employed more than 25 hours per week Charge will appear as Osseo Area Schools
__ Employed less than 25 hours per week
__ Unemployed, seeking employment Card # __ __ __ __-__ __ __ __-__ __ __ __-__ __ __ __
__ Unemployed, not seeking employment
Expiration Date__________ 3-Digit Code ___ ___ ___
What was your household’s total yearly income, before taxes last year?
$_____________________ Name on card_______________________________
What is the primary language spoken by the child? (circle all that apply) Billing address if different_____________________
English Spanish Hmong Somali Vietnamese Karen Arabic __________________________________________
Russian Mandarin Laotian Oromo Cambodian Other: _________
Other payment options: Cash, Check, Discover,
What is the race/ethnicity of your child(ren)? (circle all that apply) MasterCard, VISA, or electronic bank payments.
White Black/African/African American Hispanic or Latino Asian Make checks payable to ISD 279.
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaskan Native
Other, single race Other, two or more races Office Use: Date ________ Cash ____________ 15
Check #_________ Amount __________
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9401 Fernbrook Lane N Maple Grove, MN 55369
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7020 Perry Avenue N Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
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