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Saint Paul 2013-2014

EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION Program Information & Application

www.ecfe.spps.org English 651-793-5410 • Español 651-744-4815 • Hmoob 651-744-4816 • und usdm 651-744-4861 • Somaalii 651-744-4796 Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org


ECFE uses the Minnesota Department of Education Early Childhood Indicators of Progress (0-3 years old and 3-5 years), Parent Education Core Curriculum Framework and Saint Paul Instructional Standards to create high-quality classes for families. Parents participate in discussions which foster:

Children will experience activities that encourage:

• Parent development

• Social and emotional development

• Parent/child relationships

• Approaches to learning

• Early childhood development

• Language and literacy development

• Family development

• Creativity and the arts

• Culture and community

• Cognitive development • Physical and motor development

What happens in ECFE classes? Family Time

Parent/Guardian’s Time

Children’s Time

Parents and children learn together to emphasize developing children’s language, reading and math skills.

Licensed parent educators lead the parents through discussions intended to increase knowledge and parenting skills.

Children participate in activites which focus on social and emotional development.

Los padres/guardianes y niños aprenden juntos para enfatizar el desarrollo del lenguaje y las habilidades de lectura y escritura del niño.

Educadores guían las conversaciones de los padres con la intención de aumentar el conocimiento y habilidades de crianza.

Los niños participan en actividades que se enfocan en el desarrollo social y emocional.

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CONTENTS ECFE Locations Map...................................................................................4 Classes & Locations Chart...........................................................................5 Location Schedules: Battle Creek Elementary........................................................................6 Crossroads Elementary.........................................................................7 Daytonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bluff Elementary......................................................................7 Homecroft Early Learning Center...........................................................8 McDonough Homes...............................................................................8 Mt. Airy Homes......................................................................................9 Rondo Education Center.......................................................................9 Roosevelt Homes................................................................................10 West 7th at Monroe School...................................................................10 West Side at Humboldt........................................................................11 Wheelock Early Learning Center..........................................................11 Additional Services.....................................................................................12 ECFE Partners...........................................................................................13 How to Apply...............................................................................................14 Application for 2013-14...............................................................................15

SEMESTER ONE: September 9, 2013 - January 17, 2014 SEMESTER TWO: January 23, 2014 - June 5, 2014

Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org


ECFE Locations Map wheelock McDONOUGH HOMES

roosevelt homes

crossroads

mT. airy dayton’s bluff rondo

battle creek

WEST 7TH AT MonROE

Homecroft Early Learning Center & Administration office

WEST SIDE at Humboldt

EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION OFFICE 1845 Sheridan Avenue, 55116

651-793-5410

ECFE SITES Battle Creek Elementary ................................................................ 60 S. Ruth Street 55119 ................................................................................ 651-793-7354 Crossroads Elementary ................................................................... 543 Front Street, 55117.................................................................................... 651-767-8555 Dayton’s Bluff Elementary ............................................................. 262 Bates Avenue, 55106 .. ............................................................................ 651-293-5343 Homecroft Early Learning Center .............................................. 1845 Sheridan Avenue, 55116 ..................................................................... 651-744-3432 McDonough Homes Community Center ........................... 1544 Timberlake Road, 55117 ..................................................................... 651-558-2194 Mt. Airy Homes Community Center ...................................... 91 East Arch Street, 55130 ............................................................................. 651-298-4102 Rondo Education Center ............................................................... 560 Concordia Avenue, 55103 ................................................................... 651-325-2793 Roosevelt Homes Community Center ................................. 1575 Ames Avenue, 55106 ............................................................................. 651-293-5363 West 7th at Monroe School ........................................................ 810 Palace Avenue, 55102 ............................................................................. 651-293-8969 West Side at Humboldt ................................................................... 640 Humboldt Avenue, 55107....................................................................... 651-744-1750 Wheelock Early Learning Center .............................................. 1521 Edgerton Street, 55130 ......................................................................... 651-293-5347

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Classes & Locations Chart

Wheelock

West 7th at Monroe West 7th at Monroe

West Side at Humboldt

Roosevelt Homes Roosevelt Homes

Rondo

Mt. Airy Homes

McDonough Homes

Homecroft Early Learning Center

Dayton’s Bluff

Battle Creek Elementary

Welcome to ECFE classes in Saint Paul! Use the map on page 4 to find where each site is located. Check the schedules on pages 6 through 11 to find the day, time and other information for each class offered.

Crossroads

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

AGE SPECIFIC CLASSES Each class is geared to a specific age range, targeting the common concerns and needs of both parent and child. Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In (Birth - 6 months) Infants Toddlers Age Specific between Birth and Three Years Birth to K Classes Evening Classes

Community Specific Classes Adoptive Parents African American Families American Indian Families Dads Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Parents Hmoob / Hmong Speaking Families

undusdm / Karen Speaking Families Parenting Across Cultures A class where families from a variety of cultural backgrounds can share and learn about child development practices in the United States.

Español / Spanish Speaking Families

Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org

Wheelock

West Side at Humboldt

Rondo

Mt. Airy Homes

McDonough Homes

Homecroft Early Learning Center

Dayton’s Bluff

Crossroads

All children must be age Birth-K by September 1, 2013 for first semester or January 1, 2014 for second semester.

Battle Creek Elementary

Family Literacy Early Childhood Education combined with English Language Learning (ELL) classes and parent education for families. Parents must be between levels 0 and 6 on the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS). Families learning English attend three days a week with their children who are birth - kindergarten (K) entrance.

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Location Schedules

NEW! Baby FUNdamentals Drop-in Classes (Birth to 6 months)

Being a new parent is a time of wonder...and wondering. Come with your infant and visit with other parents of newborns. There will be discussions about how to stimulate your infant’s development, information on sleeping and feeding your little one, networking with other parents and ways to foster your child’s growth and development. For more information or to RSVP call our ECFE site or just drop-in!

MONDAY

BATTLE CREEK ELEMENTARY 60 S. Ruth St. 55119 651-793-7354

TUESDAY

Hmong Parenting Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am 9:00-11:00 am Limited Limited Transportation Transportation

•  NEW! ECFE Site in Battle Creek area • NEW! Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In play and learn group (see page 6 for description) • Hmong families class on Monday mornings • Three-day Family Literacy class with limited transportation for families learning English

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am Limited Transportation

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K Birth - 6 months Parenting Across Baby Cultures FUNdamentals 1:00-3:00 pm Drop-In 1:00-2:30 pm

Birth - K 5:30-7:30 pm

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WEDNESDAY

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Location Schedules

CROSSROADS ELEMENTARY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Birth - K 9:15-11:15 am

Birth - K 9:15-11:15 am

Birth - K 9:15 -11:15 am

Birth - K 9:15-11:15 am

Birth - K Parenting Across Cultures 9:15-11:15 am Limited Transportation

543 Front Street, 55117 651-767-8555

• NEW! Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In play and learn group (see page 6 for description) • Large indoor playground • Clases en español para familias los miércoles

Birth - 6 months Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In 1:00-2:30 pm

262 Bates Avenue, 55106 (enter at 800 Conway Street) 651-293-5343

• NEW! African American Families class Thursday morning • NEW! Three-day Family Literacy class with limited transportation for families learning English • Clases en español para las familias los lunes

Birth - K Hmong Families 1:00-3:00 pm Limited Transportation

Birth - 9 years American Indian Families 5:30-7:30 pm Limited Transportation

Birth - K Karen Families 5:30-7:30 pm Limited Transportation

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Nacimiento Kinder Español 10:00-12:00 pm Transportación Limitada

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K African American Families 9:30-11:30 am Limited Transportation

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Nacimiento Kinder Español 1:30-3:30 pm Transportación Limitada

Family Literacy 12:30-3:00 pm Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 12:30-3:00 pm Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 12:30-3:00 pm Limited Transportation

Birth - K 5:30-7:30 pm

DAYTON’S BLUFF ELEMENTARY

Nacimiento Kinder Español 1:30-3:30 pm Transportación Limitada

Birth - K 5:30-7:30 pm

“Our child has grown more and more confident in group settings whereas she was often overwhelmed before. My husband and I feel more confident about our decisions because we have information to guide us.” - ECFE Parent

Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org

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Location Schedules

HOMECROFT EARLY LEARNING CENTER 1845 Sheridan Avenue, 55116 651-744-3432

• NEW! Two “Parenting Across Cultures” classes Tuesday evening and Thursday afternoon • Parent and child Drop-in Playtime Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30 pm (no registration required) • Three-day Family Literacy class with limited transportation for families learning English • Clases en español para familias los lunes

McDONOUGH HOMES COMMUNITY CENTER 1544 Timberlake Road, 55117 651-558-2194

• Karen families class on Friday mornings • Three-day Family Literacy class with limited transportation for families learning English

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am Limited Transportation

Birth - K 9:00-11:00 am

Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am Limited Transportation

Birth - 3 years 9:00-11:00 am

Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am Limited Transportation

Birth - 3 years 9:00-11:00 am Nacimiento Kinder Español 5:30-7:30 pm Transportación Limitada

Birth - K 9:15-11:15 am Birth - 3 years Lunch Bunch 12:15-2:15 pm

Birth - K 9:00-11:00 am

Birth - K Parent & Child Drop-in Playtime 3:00-4:30 pm

Birth - K Parenting Across Cultures 12:30-2:30 pm

Birth - K Dinner Together 5:45-7:45 pm

Birth - K Parenting Across Cultures 5:30-7:30 pm

Birth - K Dinner Together 5:45-7:45 pm

Birth - 3 years 5:45-7:30 pm

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

Family Literacy 9:00-11:30 am Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 9:00-11:30 am Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 9:00-11:30 am Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 1:00-3:30 pm Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 1:00-3:30 pm Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 1:00-3:30 pm Limited Transportation

- ECFE Parent

Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org

Birth - K 9:00-11:00 am

12 - 24 months Gradual Separation 3:00-4:45 pm

“ECFE is a good introduction to Saint Paul Public Schools.Thanks!”

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Birth - K 9:15-11:15 am

FRIDAY Birth - K Karen Families 9:30-11:30 am Limited Transportation Birth -K McDonough/ Mt.Airy 9:15-11:15 am “Held at Mt. Airy” Limited Transportation


Location Schedules

MT. AIRY COMMUNITY CENTER 91 East Arch Street, 55130 651-298-4102

• Three-day Family Literacy class with limited transportation for families learning English • Mt. Airy / McDonough Homes Friday Birth - K with limited transportation

RONDO EDUCATION CENTER 560 Concordia Avenue, 55103 (Dale Street & 94) 651-325-2793

• NEW! Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In play and learn group (see page 6 for description) • Age-specific infant/toddler classes • Birth - K classes including Dads, African American and Parenting Across Cultures * For age-specific classes: First semester child’s age as of September 1, 2013; second semester child’s age as of January 1, 2014

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 8:30-11:00 am Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 12:30-3:00 pm Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 12:30-3:00 pm Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 12:30-3:00 pm Limited Transportation

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Birth - K Dads’ Class 9:00-11:00 am

12 - 24 months* Gradual Separation 9:15-11:00 am

12 - 24 months* Gradual Separation 9:15-11:00 am

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:15-11:15 am

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 12:00-2:00 pm

Birth -K Dads’ Class 5:30-7:30 pm

4 - 12 months* Gradual Separation 12:00-1:30 pm

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K Parenting Across Cultures 5:30-7:30 pm Limited Transportation

4 - 12 months* Gradual Separation 12:00-1:30 pm

Birth - K African American Families 5:30-7:30 pm Limited Transportation

THURSDAY

FRIDAY Birth - K Mt. Airy/ McDonough 9:15-11:15 am Limited Transportation

Birth - 6 months* Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In 9:30-11:00 am

Birth - 6 months* Non-separating 5:45-7:15 pm Birth - K 5:45-7:45 pm

“I am such a better parent because of ECFE! I am much calmer, understanding and patient because I understand my child’s behavior.” - ECFE Parent

Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org

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Location Schedules

ROOSEVELT HOMES COMMUNITY CENTER 1575 Ames Avenue, 55106 651-293-5363

• NEW! Tuesday afternoon Birth - K for Karen Families • Three-day Family Literacy class with limited transportation for families learning English • “Parenting Across Cultures” class on Friday morning

West 7th at Monroe

810 Palace Avenue, 55102 (enter on James Avenue) 651-293-8969

• NEW! Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In play and learn group (see page 6 for description) • NEW! LGBT class Thursday evening for parents and children • Birth to 3 years Tuesday morning • Class for families with adopted children

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Family Literacy 9:00-11:30 am Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 9:00-11:30 am Limited Transportation

Nacimiento Kinder Español 9:30-11:30 am Transportación Limitada

Family Literacy 9:00-11:30 am Limited Transportation

Birth - K Parenting Across Cultures 9:30-11:30 am Limited Transportation

Birth - K Hmong Families 1:00-3:00 pm Limited Transportation

Birth - K Karen Families 1:00 -3:00 pm Limited Transportation

Birth - K Hmong Families 5:30-7:30 pm Limited Transportation

Birth - K Families Together 5:30 -7:30 pm Limited Transportation

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - 3 years 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:15-11:15 am

Birth - 6 months Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In 12:30-2:00 pm

Birth - K 12:30-2:30 pm

Birth - K 5:45-7:45 pm

Birth - K 12:30-2:30 pm

Birth - K Families with Adopted Children 6:00-8:00 pm

“Parenting is so much easier when you have ECFE as a resource. The information and support is invaluable.” - ECFE Parent

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Birth - K LGBT 5:45-7:45 pm


Location Schedules

West Side at Humboldt

640 Humboldt Avenue, 55107 651-744-1750

• NEW! Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In play and learn group (see page 6 for description) • NEW! Parent and child Drop-in Playtime Mondays from 9:30-11:00 am (no registration required) • NEW! Toddlers 12 - 24 months • Clases en español para familias los jueves

WHEELOCK EARLY LEARNING CENTER

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Birth - 6 months Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In 9:30-11:00 am

Birth -K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:00-11:00 am

Nacimiento Kinder Español 9:30-11:30 am Transportación Limitada

Birth - 3 9:00-11:00 am

Birth - K 12:30-2:30 pm

Nacimiento Kinder Español 1:00-3:00 pm Transportación Limitada

Birth - K Parent/Child Drop - In Playtime 9:30-11:00 am 12 - 24 months Gradual Separation 3:00-4:45 pm

Birth - K 5:30-7:30 pm

Birth - K 5:30-7:30 pm

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am “Getting Ready for Kindergarten”

Birth - K 9:30-11:30 am

Family Literacy 1:15-3:45 pm Limited Transportation

Family Literacy 1:15-3:45 pm Limited Transportation

Birth - 6 months Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In 1:00-2:30 pm

Family Literacy 1:15-3:45 pm Limited Transportation

1521 Edgerton Street, 55130 651-293-5347

• NEW! Thursday morning “Getting Ready for Kindergarten” focus (must have one child 3 or older) • NEW! Baby FUNdamentals Drop-In play and learn group (see page 6 for description) • Three-day Family Literacy class with limited transportation for families learning English • NEW! Clases en español para familias los jueves

Nacimiento Kinder Español 5:30-7:30 pm Transportación Limitada

Birth - K 5:30-7:30 pm

“We are connected to the community and chose to stay in Saint Paul Public Schools because of the comfort level formed through ECFE.” - ECFE Parent

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Additonal Services Home Visitor Program ECFE provides home visits for families with children aged birth to kindergarten enrollment. For parents we offer developmental information and referrals to community resources. For children we provide age-appropriate learning activities, supporting growth in the four developmental domains cognitive, social/emotional, language and physical/motor. Home visits are for families who need oneon-one interaction time or may not feel comfortable in a group setting. A home visitor can come to your house for one hour per week or every other week. To find out more information about the Home Visitor Program, please call 651-744-4809.

Language-Specific Classes Hmoob (651-744-4816) ECFE muaj cov hoob qhia ua lus hmoob nyob rau ntawm: Battle Creek, Crossroads thiab Roosevelt Homes. Muaj kawm ntawv Askiv rau tsev neeg nyob rau ntawm: Battle Creek, Dayton’s Bluff, Homecroft, McDonough, Mt. Airy, Roosevelt Homes thiab Wheelock. Somaalii (651-744-4796) Fasalada luuqada Ingiriisiga waxaa loo siiyaa qoysaska: Battle Creek, Dayton’s Bluff, Homecroft, McDonough, Mt. Airy, Roosevelt Homes and Wheelock. Español (651-744-4815) Se ofrecen clases en español de ECFE se en: Crossroads, Dayton’s Bluff, Homecroft, Roosevelt Homes, West Side at Humboldt y Wheelock. Se ofrecen clases de inglés a las familias en: Battle Creek, Dayton’s Bluff, Homecroft, McDonough, Mt. Airy, Roosevelt Homes y Wheelock.

undusdm (651-744-4861) ECFEwDRw>zH;vdrR’d;wz.Aw>od.vdtDRvXAundusdm usdmzJ: Crossroads, McDonough and Roosevelt Homes. tJuvH;usdmwDRw>zH;vdrR’d;wz.Aw>od.vd[H.zdCDzdzJ:ABattle Creek, Dayton’s Bluff, Homecroft, McDonough, Mt. Airy, Roosevelt Homes and Wheelock.

Family Literacy Early Childhood Education combined with English Language Learning (ELL) and parent education classes for families.

Community Connections • AGAPE Area Learning Center • Childrens’ Theatre Company • Harding High School • Family Place • Family Service Center • Head Start • Minnesota Children’s Museum • Minnesota Communication Services for the Deaf • Neighborhood House • Ronald M. Hubbs Center for Lifelong Learning • Saint Paul Public Library • University of Minnesota Student Housing

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ECFE Partners SAINT PAUL ECFE CITYWIDE PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL operates in support of the ECFE goal - to support and strengthen families of young children through information, education and networking. The Advisory Council is comprised of parents and a staff representative. Each ECFE site provides a parent representative responsible for relaying information between the site and the Advisory Council. For more information, contact the ECFE Office at 651-793-5410. PRE-KINDERGARTEN

The Pre-Kindergarten Program provides preschool education at 27 Saint Paul elementary schools supporting and enhancing the learning and development of children and their families prior to kindergarten. Children must be four years old by September 1, 2013 and live in Saint Paul. At most schools, admission priority is given to children who are English Language Learners, are eligible for free or reduced meals, or are receiving Early Childhood Special Education services. For more information, call the school you are interested in attending or visit prek.spps.org. To apply for the program, call the Student Placement Center at 651-632-3760.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION

All children, including children with special education needs, are welcome with their parents in ECFE classes. ECFE works closely with Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) staff to provide support to children with special needs.

If you have concerns about the development of your child (birth to 5 years), there may be services available to your child and family. Help Me Grow is a collaborative effort of agencies serving young children to improve access to special education and other community services. Call Help Me Grow at 651-604-3700

EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING

Required by State Law for Ages 3-5 years old before starting Kindergarten • Vision • Speech • Hearing • Development • Height • Social/Emotional • Weight • Health History • Immunization Review Screening is recommended for children when they are between 3 and 4 years old for early identification of any concerns which may interfere with learning. Screening is offered by Saint Paul Public Schools free of charge. Parents could arrange this screening with their own doctor or health clinic. Forms are available from the Early Childhood Screening Office. Day and Evening Appointments: call 651-632-3746

is a collaboration of community partners in Saint Paul that provides parents and communities with resources to help children get ready for the transition to kindergarten. Explore the website! Try the activities! Have fun! Visit blastofftok.org for:

• Monthly family activity sheets • Resources for families and caregivers • Links to community partner’s information

Volunteer Opportunities ECFE is currently seeking volunteer classroom aides for our Family Literacy classes.Volunteer classroom aides assist with instruction of beginning-level adult English Language Learners and work on basic English skills with them. All volunteer classroom aides are provided with on-line training through MN Literacy Council and an on-site orientation. The minimum commitment is 2.5 hours a week for either 1st or 2nd semester. Full year placements are welcome as well. If interested, please call 651-7444809.

Wanted: Substitute Teachers and Assistants! Licensed teachers and adults who have experience working with children are needed as substitute teachers in ECFE. Call 651-793-5410 for more information.

Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org

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How to Apply Priority will be given to applications received by August 14, 2013 STEP ONE STEP TWO

STEP THREE

Select up to three classes that best meet your needs. Completely fill out and mail in the application form on page 15 or visit ecfe.spps.org and appy online. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee a spot in any classes. You will be notified by August 23, 2013 whether you have been placed in a class. Once you have received confirmation of your enrollment, you will need to complete registration at your designated class site on either September 4, 2013 from 1:00-7:00 pm or September 5, 2013 from 9:30 am-12:00 pm and bring the following information: • Copy of your child’s birth certificate (if you are new to Saint Paul ECFE) • Copy of your child’s current immunizations form (available online) • ECFE Registration Form (available online) • Student Information Form (if you are new to Saint Paul ECFE) • Demographic Form (available online) • ECFE enrollment card To download forms online, visit ecfe.spps.org and click Forms

FEES

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Family Gross Income

Fee (per semester)

Family Gross Income

Fee (per semester)

$9,999 and lower $10,000 - 19,999 $20,000 - 29,999 $30,000 - 39,999 $40,000 - 49,999 $50,000 - 59,999 $60,000 - 69,999 $70,000 - 79,999

$10 $20 $30 $50 $70 $100 $125 $150

$80,000 - 89,999 $90,000 - 99,999 $100,000 - 109,999 $110,000 - 119,999 $120,000 - 129,999 $130,000 - 149,999 $150,000 - 169,999 $170,000 +

$175 $200 $225 $250 $275 $310 $340 $370

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Classes run the entire school year unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to cancel classes with too few participants. All participants must have a child aged birth to kindergarten. The sliding scale above lists recommended fees; no family will be excluded because of an inability to pay. (collection of class fees alone does not cover programming costs) Fees are collected in fall and winter for first and second semesters, respectively. Refunds can be made through third week of class. Participants may make tax-deductible donations to sponsor other participating families.

Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org

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30% of enrollment spaces in every class are reserved for new participants. Due to limited resources, enrollment priority is given to children and their parents or legal guardians. Each parent/guardian may participate in only one parent/child class per semester. Preference is given to families residing in Saint Paul. If space is available after the third week of class, families residing outside Saint Paul may enroll for an additional 10% surcharge. Families enrolled first semester will be given priority to register for second semester, if attending a full-year class. Any family who enrolls and does not attend for three consecutive classes without notifying staff will forfeit their place in class to other families on our waiting list.


Application for 2013-2014 Please list all parent/guardians and children who will attend Parent/Guardian Name: Birth Date: Parent/Guardian Name: Birth Date: Child’s Name: Birth Date: Child’s Name: Birth Date: Child’s Name: Birth Date:

❏ Female ❏ Male ❏ Female ❏ Male ❏ Female ❏ Male ❏ Female ❏ Male ❏ Female ❏ Male

Home Address: Apt #: City: State: Zip Code: Home Phone: Work Phone: Cell Phone: E-mail address: Site Location Class/Title Day Time 1st Choice: 2nd Choice: 3rd Choice:

Payment amount (based on sliding fee scale): $

Optional Questions Have you ever attended Saint Paul ECFE before? ❏ Yes ❏ No If yes, are you currently a member of an ECFE Parent Advisory Council? ❏ Yes ❏ No Has your 3 or 4-year old child been to early childhood screening? ❏ Yes ❏ No If your child receives special education services, please indicate which (choose all that apply): ❏ IFSP ❏ IIIP ❏ IEP ❏ Other: Service Provider (if known): How did you hear about ECFE? ❏ Friend ❏ Direct Mail ❏ Neighborhood News ❏ ECSE ❏ Hospital ❏ Other: MAIL THIS APPLICATION TO: ECFE Class Application 1845 Sheridan Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55116 Please DO NOT include any additional forms or payment with this application. Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org

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Early Childhood Family Education 1845 Sheridan Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55116 651-793-5410 www.ecfe.spps.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION John Brodrick Anne Carroll Mary Doran Keith Hardy Jean O’Connell Louise Seeba Elona Street-Stewart ADMINISTRATION Valeria Silva SUPERINTENDENT Jackie Turner CHIEF OF ENGAGEMENT Lynn Gallandat COMMUNITY EDUCATION DIRECTOR Donald Sysyn ECFE SUPERVISOR

The mission of ECFE is to strengthen families through education and support of all parents in providing the best possible environment for the healthy growth and development of their children. ECFE provides education in child development and parent/child relationships, which set the stage for children’s school success.

Find out more about Community Education programs for all ages at

commed.spps.org Questions? Call 651-793-5410 or visit ecfe.spps.org


ECFE 2013-14