Early Childhood Family Education

You are your child's first teacher, and Early Childhood Family Education can support you in this important work. Centennial ECFE offers quality learning opportunities and resources for families with children from birth to kindergarten age, regardless of financial circumstances. We work to strengthen families and enhance the ability of all parents to provide the best possible environment for the healthy growth and development of their children.

ECFE classes include:

  • parent-child activity time planned by a licensed early childhood teacher
  • parent discussion time with a licensed parent educator
  • children's activity time with a licensed early childhood teacher|


2013-14 ECFE Program Brochure

Call 763-792-6120 for class availability.

Has there been a birth in your family recently? Please call 763-792-6178 to make sure your new baby is on our school district census, then visit our Baby Page.

School Readiness Preschool is for children who are three, four, and five years of age.

 "ECFE is a wonderful resource for parents. It has been absolutely essential in my experience raising young children. It has helped me become a better parent and teacher to my children."

 Click here to read more comments from parents in our community about their ECFE experience.

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Truck Day, Basket Sale, and Silent Auction

May 3, 10:00am-Noon

Bring your children to see up close all the trucks they see working and driving in the neighborhood. Browse themed baskets to purchase and silent auction items to bid on.

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What do Kids Need to Succeed?

May 14, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Join parent educator and 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year Katy Smith in a lively conversation about childhood and what kids need to succeed.  Event is free; childcare is available ($5). See "more" for additional information.