ECFE Brochure

Osseo Area Schools Early Childhood Family Education (EC&FE)

Registration opening soon for winter/spring ECFE classes

Dear Families,


We invite you to browse this electronic brochure to learn more about our ECFE parent and child classes offered January to May 2021. Registration is scheduled to open for our new session of ECFE classes at midnight December 21 at OSSEO.CE.ELEYO.COM. A registration lottery will be held January 15, 2021.


Our program will align with Osseo Area Schools learning models and we will offer online and in person classes as allowed. We look forward to welcoming families to our new session of ECFE classes from January to May 2021!


With Gratitude,

Sally Nault-Maurer

Program Coordinator, Osseo Area Schools Early Childhood Programs

Parents and Children Birth to 18 Months

FREE relaxing online classes designed to give you time to enjoy your baby, meet other parents and talk with a parent educator. Conversations may focus on sleep schedules, infant development, infant massage, sensory/motor play, nutrition, adjusting to family life, etc.


Parents, we understand flexibility is important- you’re welcome to attend class with or or without your infant- do what’s best for your family.


Click here to view and register your family for our Parents and Children Birth to 18 Months online classes.

Parents and Children Age 1-2s

1-2s classes provide many opportunities for your child to develop social and problem solving skills. There will be new ideas and activities to reinforce at home what you have learned during the weekly classroom activities and parent education time with a parent educator.


Click here to view and register your family for our 1-2s classes.

Parents and Children Age 2-3s

Discover teachable moments and techniques to promote your child's learning, development, social, emotional and problem solving skills. Children gain confidence and trust as their parents separate for parent education time with a parent educator.


Click here to view and register your family for our 2-3s classes.

Parents and Children Multi-Age

Children are naturally curious about the world around them. They learn by watching and interacting with one another, regardless of age. Children and parents attend together and participate in play-based learning and then separate during parent discussion time with a parent educator.


Click here to view and register your family for our Multi-Age classes.


NEW online classes: Family Fun for Multi-Ages

Classes for Parents with Children Birth to Age 3 and Parents with Children Birth to Third Grade


Think of this as time for your family to gather with other families for a few songs, maybe some dancing, and/or a story. We’ll help provide some much needed activity as we enter these winter months. After that, parent educators will lead an informal check-in and parenting discussion time with parents.


Click here to view and register for our online Family Fun for Multi- Age classes.

Just For Parents

Our online classes just for parents explore a variety of relevant topics for parents with children from birth to third grade. During class, parents will find connection with other parents in our community and our parent educators can answer parenting questions, provide resources, support and more!


Click here to view and register for our online classes that are just for parents!

Home Visiting and Parent Consults

When you have questions about your infant, toddler, preschooler or elementary school-age child, our family educators can support you with a parent consultation by:

  • Providing creative, fun activities to encourage the growth and development of your child.
  • Address your parenting concerns and connect your family to resources in the community.

To request a FREE virtual home visit or parent consult email ecfe@district279.org

NEW: Hey Parents: A Parent Connection Series

Osseo Early Childhood Family Education (EC&FE) will now be offering something brand new for parents during the winter/spring of 2021! Our Hey Parents: A Parent Connection Series includes FREE webinars and parent consultations facilitated by our licensed parent educators for parents with young children birth to age eight.


Learn More:

  • Each webinar will be short (3-5 minute) videos and include parent resources, tips and strategies on a variety of relevant, popular research-based parenting topics.
  • After viewing the webinars, parents can request a FREE parent consultation with a parent educator.
  • Parents currently participating in our EC&FE program will receive e-newsletters when new webinars are available to view.
  • Webinars will be posted on our EC&FE program website osseoec.org and highlighted on our program social media pages.


Click on this link to view each webinar https://www.smore.com/mw1xz

Questions about ECFE classes?

Our program office staff are available Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:00pm to answer questions and support families with registration.


Phone 763-391-8777

Leave a voicemail message and your call will be returned during office hours.

Language Line 1-855-938-0586 En Español, Lus Hmoob, Bằng Tiếng Việt


Email: ecfe@district279.org

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