Classes for Qualifying Families

The following ECFE classes are free for qualifying families. Parents and their child attend class together.


English Learners

(for parents with a child ages 3-5 years)

This English-immersion class will help parents and young children improve their English skills. These parent-child classes will help prepare children for kindergarten. All adults must be able to speak some English. On Mondays, children and parents will spend the entire class time together. On Wednesdays, there will be a separating time for parents to meet with a family educator while children continue to learn and play in their classroom. Sibling care is available for children ages birth-2 years. Please call 763-600-5900 to find out about the availability of free transportation to and from the afternoon class.

Class fee: FREE

Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30-2 p.m., District Services Center
September 17, 2018-January 16, 2019
January 28, 2019-May 15, 2019, no class April 10

Gearing Up for Kindergarten

(for families with a child ages 3-5 years)

Help get your children ready for kindergarten by attending this early evening class together. Both parent-child learning activities and parent discussion time are included each week. Younger siblings are welcome in this class also. All families must be eligible for free or reduced price lunch and/or speak a language other than English in the home. Eligible families can enroll at any time, if there is space available.

Class fee: FREE

Thursdays, 5-6:30 p.m., District Services Center
September 20, 2018-May 2, 2019, no class April 11