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  • Adoptive, Foster and Kinship Families (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Gradual Separation

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart). Families come in many different sizes, colors and makeups. We invite adoptive, foster and kinship families to join us in an ECFE class that explores parent and child development through an adoptive/foster family lens. A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents. 
  • Adventures in Parenting (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart). Parent education will focus on child development, school readiness, temperament, guiding behavior and sibling relationships.  These classes include: • Parent and child interaction time as an opportunity to spend uninterrupted quality time with your child • Activities created by an Early Childhood teacher based on a theme and focused on all areas of your child’s development • Parent discussion in a separate space A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. 
  • Beyond the Basics (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).For those of you who are long time ECFE Participants, this class will focus on topics of interest that you choose and have not been covered in previous classes.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Bi-Cultural Parenting for Families from India (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).An opportunity to provide a culturally and linguistically specific ECFE experience to families from India: Parent educator will facilitate discussion using a bi-cultural lens Parents will share Indian parenting practices focusing on parenting strategies to raise a child while navigating a new and unfamiliar culture Parents will discuss challenges of balancing two cultures with the goal of raising a securely bi-cultural child Parent Educator speaks Hindi, Urdu and Konkani and will help parents use their common language to create a successful multilingual group environment A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Current Events and Parenting (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).The news is full of issues that impact our children and their future.  Some of the topics we will explore, in addition to issues of interest to the group, are: Nurturing racial awareness and respect Nurturing both strength and compassion in our sons and daughters Nurturing an understanding of environmental impact A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Dads (12 months to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Spend quality time with your child learning and playing together.  Parent discussion will examine topics through the lens of fatherhood. Explore the joys and challenges of being a dad.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Explore Nature and Curiosity (24 months to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Children are naturally curious.  Through inquiry, children will use their senses to discover answers to questions they truly care about in our natural world, both living and non-living.  Parents will engage with their child in nature-based learning experiences both indoors and outdoors.  Parent education will explore how to lead your child's nature learning.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Latino Beyond the Basics (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Más allá de lo Básico (Desde el nacimiento hasta la inscripción al Kínder) Para quienes han participado por mucho tiempo en ECFE, esta clase estará enfocada en temas de interés elegidos por ustedes, y que no hayan sido cubiertos en clases anteriores.
  • Multi-Cultural Adventures in Parenting (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart). Spend time playing with your child along with parents and children of a variety of cultural backgrounds. During parent discussion, parents will share parenting practices and critically examine research-based information using a cultural lens. A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Musical Brain Development (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Learn how to use music to strengthen your child’s brain development. In collaboration with MacPhail Center for Music, this 4 week class will allow you and your children to explore music together. Parents will discuss how music supports social/emotional, executive function, language and literacy, and behavior development. A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.   A 10% surcharge will be added to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Special Friends (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).We welcome families whose children have an IFSP or IEP and their siblings to join us in playing and learning together. Parents will discuss various topics as decided by the group.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.   A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Talking with Children about Race (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart). Join a licensed parent educator in courageous conversations about how to talk with young children about race and understand how children form racial identities. The Early Childhood portion of the class will focus on building positive identities through embracing and acknowledging differences. A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.