Child with Parent

Weekly Classes for Parents of 29 months - 5 Year Olds

Each class includes:
• Parent–Child Time—Parents and children explore age-appropriate activities designed to enhance learning. Parents gain new ideas for things to do together at home with their children. This time includes a group “Circle Time” of songs and games.
• Parent Education—Licensed parent educators provide resources and guide group discussions about child development, parenting techniques, and current issues concerning today’s families.
• Children's Classroom—During parent discussion, children play and learn in a stimulating and caring environment with licensed early childhood teachers. They enjoy music, stories, group games, and creative play as they interact with other children their age.                     Ages of January 1, 2022                                                                                                                                                                                   

Sibling Care—Quality childcare is available to provide a safe, caring and fun atmosphere for siblings not enrolled in daytime classes.

 

Discovery Time (click here to register)  29 months - 3 years

Learning with Nature (click here to register)  29 months - 5 years


Winter Spring 2022 Sliding Fee Scale to determine cost of class. 

1.5-Hour Class Fee:

Income Class Fee
1. Under $35,000 Waived
2. $35,000 to $49,999 $63
3. $50,000 to $74,999 $98
4. $75,000 to $99,999 $133
5. $100,000 and above $168

Sibling Care $56 for income levels 2-3 and $84 for income levels 4-5.


Discovery Extended (click here to register) 29 months-5 years

This class offers a longer parent/child interaction time and parent discussion time.

2-Hour Class Fee:

Income Fee
Under $35,000 Waived
$35,000 to $49,999 $84
$50,000 to $74,999 $133
$75,000 to $99,999 $175
$100,000 and above $210

Sibling Care $70 for income levels 2-3 and $98 for income levels 4-5.

 

Coming Back for More (click here to register) 29 months - 5 years 

Are you returning to ECFE as a second, third or fourth-time parent? This class is designed for parents with multiple-age children. Enjoy classroom time with your 2 to 5 year-old child along with a parent discussion time. Topics will focus on information and support to parent all of your children.  


2-Hour Class Fee:

Income Fee
Under $35,000 Waived
$35,000 to $49,999 $84
$50,000 to $74,999 $133
$75,000 to $99,999 $175
$100,000 and above $210

Sibling Care $70 for income levels 2-3 and $98 for income levels 4-5.

 

ECFE Bridge to Preschool  29 months-4 years

A unique blend of parent-child time and peer group interaction offering an introductory preschool experience.  Fall session starts with a Thursday parent/child class, a Tuesday child only day will be added for the winter and spring sessions. Families are strongly encouraged to continue participation for the full school year and will be given priority registration winter/spring session.

Thursdays 11:00-1:00 pm - The Parent-Child Day: This day each week is a parent-child playtime together followed by a separated parent discussion. 

Tuesdays 11:00-1:00 pm - The Child-Only Day Begins Winter Term: The second day each week is just for your child to interact with peers, led by a licensed early childhood teacher and an assistant.  An introduction to basic skills, along with music, a story and gym time are included each day.

Parents must attend the parent-child class on Thursdays in order to have their child attend the Tuesday child-only day beginning winter session. Children working towards toilet training are welcomed to attend. Child must be 33 months by January 1, 2022 in order to attend this class.
 

1 day a week Fall Session - 12 weeks Class Fee:

Income Fee
Under $35,000 Waived
$35,000 to $49,999 $78
$50,000 to $74,999 $123
$75,000 to $99,999 $162
$100,000 and above $195

Sibling Care $65 for income levels 2-3 and $91 for income levels 4-5.

 

2 days a week Winter/Spring Session - Payment 1 due at time of registration:

Income Fee
Under $35,000 Waived
$35,000 to $49,999 $96
$50,000 to $74,999 $148
$75,000 to $99,999 $181
$100,000 and above $214

Sibling Care $32 for income levels 2-3 and $56 for income levels 4-5.

 

2 days a week Winter/Spring Session - Payment 2 processed March 2022:

Income Fee
Under $35,000 Waived
$35,000 to $49,999 $96
$50,000 to $74,999 $148
$75,000 to $99,999 $181
$100,000 and above $214

Sibling Care $32 for income levels 2-3 and $56 for income levels 4-5.

 

STEAM Evening Class (click here to register)  2-5 years

STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. During parent ed, parents will discuss their child’s learning and development as it relates to curiosity and exploration. Come join us as we invent, create and explore! This is a family class for children ages 2-8 years, however it is an early childhood offering, so one child must be between the ages of 2-5 years. All children attending must be registered. Select the payment level for the 2-5 year old child and select $0 for the sibling(s). This class has no separate sibling care. ECFE Room 108  Ages as of January 1, 2022.

Class will meet 2 times per month on the following dates: Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 7 & 28, Mar. 14 & 28, Apr. 11 & 25, May 9

Income Fee
Under $35,000 Waived
$35,000 to $49,999 $30
$50,000 to $74,999 $46
$75,000 to $99,999 $62
$100,000 and above $78

 

Mixed age Pop-in and Play (register here) 0-5 years

If you are not quite ready for the commitment of a class or would just like something extra during the week, come join us at Pop-in and Play! This will be self-guided exploration and play with an ECFE teacher present for conversation and answering questions. Come at the beginning and stay until the end or pop-in and out when it’s convenient for you. Sensory and art experiences will vary each week. Parents and children can make social connections in a casual, fun setting. No pre-registration is necessary. ECFE Room 108 Ages as of January 1, 2022

$2.00/child/class (children under 1 year are free)