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Everyone Connects Everyone Connects SPRING SUMMER 2020 April August RPS Preschool page 4 Preschool Enrichment starts on page 6 ECFE PAiiR starts on page 20 Enrichment 507 328 4000 ECFE PAIIR 507 328 4020 rochesterce org register

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Everyone Connects Everyone Connects PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT LOCATIONS Northrop Education Center 201 8th St NW Rochester MN 55901 507 328 4000 www rochesterce org register Northrop Education Center 201 8th St NW Mayo High School 1420 11th Ave SE Kellogg Middle School 503 17th St NE Regular Office Hours Summer Office Hours John Adams Middle School 1525 31st St NW Monday Friday 8 AM 4 30 PM Monday Friday 7 45 AM 4 15 PM Nate Schriever Youth Program Manager Amanda Wyant Preschool Enrichment Coordinator TABLE OF CONTENTS ART 6 Pint Sized Picasso 6 DANCE 6 Ballet 6 IMAGINATION CREATIVITY 6 Grateful for Grownups 6 Creative Builders 6 Carnival 7 MUSIC 7 My Music Class 7 SCIENCE 7 Space Shapes and Daytime Nighttime 7 SPORTS 7 SWIMMING 9 Water Exploration 9 Water Readiness 9 TRIPS 9 Red Barn Learning Farm Trip 9 SUMMER CAMPS 10 Art Safari Camp 10 Nickelodeon Camp 10 Movement Camp 10 PBS Camp 10 Disney Camp 11 Little Med School 11 J E T S Funtastic Summer Camps 11 12 Minnesota Xtreme Cheer 12 REGISTRATION FORM 13 PROGRAM INFORMATION 14 T Ball 7 Learn2Skate for Preschool 7 J E T S 8 PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT FEE INFORMATION 2 Preschool Enrichment classes do not use the Sliding Fee scale The class fee is listed with each class section Families who qualify for the free or reduced price meal program or qualify following our income guidelines may receive a reduction of the preschool class fee for qualifying classes Please see the Scholarship Information on page 14

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Everyone Connects Northrop Education Center 201 8th St NW Rochester MN 55901 507 328 4020 www rochesterce org early childhood paiir Regular Office Hours Summer Office Hours Monday Friday 8 AM 4 30 PM Monday Friday 8 AM 4 PM Erica Schumacher ECFS Program Manager Nicole Andrews School Readiness Coordinator Kris Hames Laura Johnson Erin Truesdale Clerical Staff AGE GROUP CLASSES 21 ECFE Preschool Enrichment Offices will be closed May 25 July 3 2020 ECFE PAIIR LOCATIONS Northrop Education Center 201 8th St NW PAiiR classrooms on 3rd floor Hoover Early Learning School 369 Elton Hills Dr NW PAIIR classrooms on main level TABLE OF CONTENTS ONLINE CLASSES 25 Dad Me 21 1 3 Year Olds 21 Toddler Twos 22 2 3 Year Olds 22 2 4 Year Olds 22 STEM STEAM 22 Ready for Kindergarten Social and Emotional Skills 25 Ready for Kindergarten Math and Literacy Skills 25 YEARLONG 22 Young Scientists 26 All About Books 26 Grandma Grandpa Me 26 Nuts About Nature 26 Toddler Yearlong 22 1 3 Year Olds Yearlong 22 Dad Me Yearlong 22 FOCUS CLASSES 24 Parenting a Child with Spirited or Challenging Behaviors 24 No Drama Discipline 24 Managing Emotional Mayhem with Empathy and Understanding 24 Mental Health After Baby 24 NON SEPARATING CLASSES 25 Baby Me 25 Infants Toddlers 25 Fun Ones 25 PLAY WITH PURPOSE 26 SUPPORT GROUPS 26 Parenting a Child with Special Needs 26 Single Parent Support Group 26 WEEK BY WEEK 27 Extraordinary Newborn 27 Those Great Informational Fridays TGIF 27 ECFE PAIIR SLIDING SCALE FEE 28 REGISTRATION FORM 29 PROGRAM INFORMATION 31 ECFE PAIIR FEE INFORMATION No Rochester resident will be denied participation due to inability to pay ECFE PAiiR offers a sliding fee scale page 28 based on income AND additional financial assistance as needed Learn more on page 31 Register by February 28 for Spring First Draw See page 31 for more information The Preschool Enrichment catalog is published fall winter and spring by Rochester Public Schools Community Education 3

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Everyone Connects Preschool is all about wonderful new learning experiences that build skills for a lifetime It is about turning everyday experiences and interactions into powerful learning opportunities At Rochester Public Schools Preschool we understand that each child has unique educational needs and we emphasize learning through age appropriate practice in a play based environment We use purposeful play because we know that our young students learn best in a playful hands on setting We also believe that effective learning takes place when we build and sustain strong partnerships and relationships with our students and their families RPS Preschool Locations Mighty Oaks Early Learning School 3800 50th Ave SE Hoover Early Learning School 369 Elton Hills Dr NW Northrop Education Center 201 8th St NW Half or full day programming Monday Friday MN licensed teachers Individualized instruction Best practices implemented to help children develop as learners for lifelong success CLASS TYPES EXPLORERS 3 years old by 9 1 20 Our 3 year old Explorers class is specifically designed with young preschoolers in mind as they begin to explore and learn new language and social skills through play in a group setting Morning OR Afternoon M W F PAT H F I N D E R S 3 5 years old by 9 1 20 Our 3 5 year old Pathfinders class provides children an opportunity to learn in a group of multiage peers Morning OR Afternoon M F Research based curriculum and learning experiences focused on high quality play Student monitoring across all learning and developmental domains TRAILBLAZERS 4 years old by 9 1 20 Our 4 5 year old Trailblazers is for children headed to kindergarten the following school year Morning OR Afternoon M F Full Day M F 2020 21 School Year STEM 3 Half Days 270 month 4 years old by 9 1 20 STEM is all about exploring observing predicting and questioning and your preschooler will be encouraged to plan create and problem solve with help from our teachers Afternoon M F Call for more information 507 328 4020 or visit www rochesterschools org academics preschool 4 2020 Regi 21 st Ope ration n No w 5 Full Days 765 month 5 Half Days 350 month 4 Half Days 310 month Scan visit our website 4 Star Rated

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Did you know RPS offers Preschool and Extended Care New for the 2020 21 School Year PACC will offer care from 7 AM until 6 PM for RPS Preschool students You can utilize care when your child is not attending their preschool class Rochester Public Schools Preschool Age Child Care Program PACC will provide a safe nurturing environment where children can feel they are significant and they belong Our goals are to 1 Provide children a safe healthy environment where staff will strive to meet emotional social and physical needs 2 Create a happy warm exciting environment that is inviting comfortable flexible and manageable for children 3 Offer a variety of activities such as arts crafts STEM self directed play physical interaction reading and more 4 Provide individual guidance to children based on careful observation of each child s needs and in keeping with parent or guardian direction 5 Support and collaborate with the children s teachers and school administrators in building a stable and consistent team to promote an environment where children may learn and grow Call for more information 507 328 4020 or register online www rochesterce org register 5

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PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT Exciting changes are happening for Community Ed Preschool Enrichment this summer We are now offering both a morning and afternoon session for all camps as well as a Mini Camp What on Earth is a Mini Camp The Mini Camps are designed for those preschoolers that aren t quite ready for 3 whole days of camp Being away from home can be hard on some kids but they still might be interested in participating in these fun classes with their peers For these little ones we recommend our Thursday morning or afternoon Mini Camp session With content pulled from each day of our full 3 day camps your preschooler will still have all of the fun of a full camp without the stress of being away from home all week See page 10 for the Mini Camps We are looking forward to getting to meet your preschooler this summer ART Sunshine and Roses Canvas Painting Pint Sized Picasso 3 6 Years Adult Join Sunshine and Roses to create your very own one of a kind painting that you can treasure forever Instruction and all materials are included in the cost of class so all you need to bring is your creative self An adult must attend with the child but only needs to register if painting an additional picture 33 1 Session Location Northrop 1105 401P Tu May 5 Rm 109 6 7 PM Fluffy Cat 1105 402P M Jun 29 Patriotic Painter 6 9 30 10 30 AM Rm 102 DANCE DANCE CONNECTION Dance Connection classes are fun yet educational In a relaxed atmosphere Tanya works on building a solid dance foundation in a positive upbeat manner While learning proper technique dancers will delight in leaping over a vast array of colored feather boas and practicing rhythm exercises using tambourines maracas pom poms and rhythm sticks Girls are encouraged to wear any color leotard light colored tights and pink leather ballet shoes no shiny satin slippers Skirts are optional Boys are encouraged to wear sweatpants and T shirts with ballet shoes Adult must remain onsite Ballet 3 5 Years Our dancers will develop creativity confidence and learn how to take a class with other children while building on the basics of ballet Location Dance Connection Studio 1618 Hwy 52 75 8 Sessions 1200 311P M Mar 30 May 18 9 30 10 AM 1200 312P Th Apr 2 May 21 6 30 7 PM IMAGINATION CREATIVITY Grateful for Grownups 3 6 Years Adult Celebrate your special connection with the preschooler in your life Come create memories and crafts while enjoying a sweet treat Adult child class 20 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 210 1400 401 Sa May 9 9 30 11 AM Creative Builders 3 6 Years Is your little one an inventor builder or designer Come and build some awesome creations with us We will create our own designs and make structures using building blocks recyclable materials and many other interesting items Skills necessary None Skills gained communication problem solving reasoning developing creativity and teamwork 20 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 210 1401 401 Sa May 30 9 30 11 AM Preschool Enrichment Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4000 www rochesterce org register

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PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT Carnival 3 6 Years Adult Let s end summer with a Carnival Party Join us for a Preschool version of the annual Youth Carnival With games snacks and lots of prizes the Community Education family will have an amazing time celebrating another fun filled summer of learning Parent must attend with child 21 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 102 1409 401 Th Aug 6 9 30 11 30 AM MUSIC My Music Class Birth 5 Years Adult My Music Class is a mixed age family style class that is pure fun Adults contribute to the experience regardless of their musical ability Music is learned through developmentally appropriate activities and children participate at their own level and their learning style is respected Your child ren will share songs move to the beat enjoy instrument playing in a very relaxed and playful environment Miss Kristin of Hen and Chicks is a musician and storyteller working with over 300 children in 30 childcare centers encouraging the love of music and learning 100 1 Child Adult 7 Sessions 70 Additional Child Location Rochester Covenant Church 4950 31st Ave NW 1006 301P Tu Apr 7 May 19 6 6 45 PM SPORTS T Ball 4 6 Years Adult Introduce your 4 6 year old to T Ball Learn the basics of T Ball throwing catching running and hitting Adult participation is required Please bring a child s glove 33 3 Sessions Location Northrop Gym 1805 301 Tu May 5 19 5 45 6 15 PM 1805 302 Tu May 5 19 6 15 6 45 PM ROCHESTER FIGURE SKATING CLUB Rochester Figure Skating Club RFSC instructors use the Learn2Skate USA curriculum which is sanctioned by U S Figure Skating and USAHockey It is strongly recommended that participants wear a helmet during class Skate rental is available for 2 per lesson Location Rochester Recreation Center Elton Hills Dr NW Learn2Skate for Preschool Ages 3 6 Beginning skating lessons will be offered for our youngest skaters preschool through kindergarten age These classes have a small student to teacher ratio and focus on fun while learning the basics of skating with SnowPlow Sam 144 8 Sessions 1790 401P Tu Jun 16 Aug 11 6 6 30 PM Skip Jun 30 1790 402P Th Jun 18 Aug 13 Skip Jul 2 SCIENCE 6 6 30 PM Space Shapes and Daytime Nighttime 2 6 Years Adult What shapes do you see in space Is a planet round like a pancake or round like a ball Together we will look at the planetarium though our preschool eyes and spot different round shapes in space Class is complete with a tour of the current night sky and our solar system The 20 fee is a per family fee Register one adult only As you continue in the registration you will need to indicate the total number of seats needed before paying Enter Mayo High School through door 6 20 1 Session PER FAMILY Location Mayo High Rm 1 226 Planetarium 1607 302 Tu May 5 6 30 7 15 PM Partnership class Evening class See pg 14 for more information 7

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PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT J E T S GYMNASTICS J E T S classes are designed to teach beginning gymnastics with a curriculum that focuses on basic gross motor development socialization and positive behavior management in a fun high energy atmosphere Dress in comfortable clothing no jeans dresses or buckles Location J E T S Gym 2440 Clare LN NE Puddle Jumpers 18 months 3 Years Adult Instructors guide parents who in turn guide their children through various locomotor development activities Children will gain vocabulary skills gymnastics definitions and an introduction to equipment This is a wonderful opportunity to bond with your child An adult must accompany and participate with the child 65 4 Sessions 1860 311P Tu Apr 7 28 9 30 10 15 AM 1860 312P W Apr 8 29 6 30 7 15 PM 1860 313P Tu May 5 26 9 30 10 15 AM 1860 314P W May 6 27 6 30 7 15 PM Tomcats 3 Years Activities include basic tumbling and apparatus work as well as social skill development Students will work on more specific skills spending more time on tumbling balance beams bars and trampolines etc These classes are designed to break down skills to help the gymnast progress at their own pace Wear comfortable clothing no jeans dresses or buckles 65 4 Sessions 1861 311P Tu Apr 7 28 6 30 7 15 PM 1861 312P W Apr 8 29 5 40 6 25 PM 1861 313P Tu May 5 26 6 30 7 15 PM 1861 314P W May 6 27 5 40 6 25 PM Falcons 4 Years Activities include basic tumbling and apparatus work as well as social skill development Students will work on more specific skills spending more time on tumbling balance beams bars and trampolines etc These classes are designed to break down skills to help the gymnast learn the correct form and progress at their own pace 65 4 Sessions 1862 311P Tu Apr 7 28 10 20 11 05 AM 1862 312P Tu May 5 26 10 20 11 05 AM Our classes are child only classes unless otherwise specified Parents are welcome to stay in the waiting area or drop off and pick up child at the classroom no earlier than 5 minutes before it starts and 5 minutes after it starts All children must be toilet trained 8 Preschool Enrichment Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4000 www rochesterce org register

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PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT SWIMMING Water Readiness Water Exploration Level I 4 8 Years Water Exploration Level I will help your child feel more comfortable in the water and want to swim alone They will learn basic aquatic and safety skills including the use of life jackets This class is for those who have taken the Water Readiness classes and are ready to move on An adult is required to stay onsite but is not needed in the water Please shower before entering the pool Enter the building through door 9 70 5 Sessions Location John Adams Pool 1920 311 Tu Apr 7 May 5 6 6 30 PM 1920 312 Tu Apr 7 May 5 6 30 7 PM Water Exploration Level II 4 8 Years Water Exploration Level II will help your child who has taken Level I and feels comfortable in the water to want to swim by themselves They will learn basic aquatic and safety skills An adult is required to stay onsite but is not needed in the water Please shower before entering the pool Enter the building through door 9 70 5 Sessions Location John Adams Pool 1921 311 Tu Apr 7 May 5 7 7 30 PM Water Readiness teaches adults to encourage adjustment and water safety for infants and toddlers The instructor gives proper instruction and aid to the adult in order that they may teach the children the basics of swimming This class is for preschoolers who do not know how to swim An adult is required to be in the water with the child Please shower before entering the pool The pool at Kellogg is located on the east end of the building You will enter door 13 When you face the building door 13 will be to the right of door 1 The locker rooms will be to your right after you enter the building An adult must accompany and participate with child 70 5 Sessions Location Kellogg Pool 9 24 Months 1901 311 M Apr 6 May 4 6 6 30 PM 1901 312 Tu Apr 7 May 5 6 6 30 PM 1901 313 W Apr 8 May 6 6 6 30 PM 1902 311 M Apr 6 May 4 6 30 7 PM 1902 312 Tu Apr 7 May 5 6 30 7 PM 1902 313 W Apr 8 May 6 6 30 7 PM 1903 311 M Apr 6 May 4 7 7 30 PM 1903 312 Tu Apr 7 May 5 7 7 30 PM 1903 313 W Apr 8 May 6 7 7 30 PM 2 3 Years 3 6 Years TRIPS Red Barn Learning Farm Trip 1 6 Years Adult Meet us at the Red Barn Learning Center for a morning of farmyard fun We will learn about what happens on the farm participate in a planting activity for the farm and of course pet the animals Red Barn Learning Farm has many different animals including horses bunnies sheep goats and more Don t forget to dress for the weather at the farm Meet us at 9 30 am at the farm Adult must attend with the child Each person must register and pay Adult child class Red Barn Learning Center is 20 minutes from Rochester 12 1 Session Location Red Barn Learning Farm 27251 State Hwy 30 Hayfield 1310 301P F May 22 9 30 11 AM Partnership class Everyone Connects Don t miss your chance to take a coach bus and see these kid friendly shows in the Twin Cities with Community Education Trolls LIVE at the Orpheum Theatre 9700 231 Su Apr 19 12 PM 5 30 PM 79 Disney s FROZEN The Broadway Musical at the Orpheum Theatre 9955 231 Th May 28 5 11 30 PM 89 www rochesterce org register Evening class See pg 14 for more information 9

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PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT SUMMER CAMPS NEW THIS YEAR MINI CAMPS We are excited to be offering two options for our preschoolers Each week we will offer not only a three day camp but also a one day camp covering the same theme If three days away seems like too much join us for a mini one day camp at Northrop Camps are child only classes Parents are welcome to stay in the waiting area or drop off and pick up child at the classroom no earlier than 5 minutes before it starts and 5 minutes after it starts All children must be toilettrained Movement Camp 3 6 Years Art Safari Camp 3 6 Years Come on a safari adventure visiting a new country every day Learn about animals native to each country while we play games have a sprinkle of literature and make lots of art Grab your passport and discover the thrill of a safari adventure without leaving Rochester 75 3 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 210 1402 401 M W Jun 15 17 9 30 11 AM 1402 402 M W Jun 15 17 12 30 2 PM Mini Art Safari Camp 3 6 Years 25 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 210 1402 403 Th Jun 18 9 30 11 AM 1402 404 12 30 2 PM Th Jun 18 Nickelodeon Camp 3 6 Years Do you want to explore the ocean with the Bubble Guppies Wouldn t it be fun to visit Thomas and friends on Sodor Can you help save Chickaletta in Adventure Bay For a fun time working on preschool skills while we play join us for 3 exciting days in the world of Nickelodeon 75 3 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 210 1403 401 M W Jun 22 24 9 30 11 AM 1403 402 M W Jun 22 24 12 30 2 PM Mini Nickelodeon Camp 3 6 Years 25 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 210 1403 403 Th Jun 25 9 30 11 AM 1403 404 12 30 2 PM 10 Th Jun 25 S T R E T C H wiggle and move Get your body moving through fitness and yoga Our games and creative play help to strengthen the core muscles balance coordination and motor planning skills Come on and get moving with us 75 3 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 210 1404 401 M W Jun 29 Jul 1 9 30 11 AM 1404 402 M W Jun 29 Jul 1 12 30 2 PM Mini Movement Camp 3 6 Years 25 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 210 1404 403 Th Jul 2 9 30 11 AM 1404 404 12 30 2 PM Th Jul 2 PBS Camp 3 6 Years Come explore the neighborhood with Daniel Tiger adventure with Curious George and visit our friends on Sesame Street This 3 day camp will allow your preschooler to learn and play with some of their favorite PBS characters Child only class 75 3 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 210 1408 401 M W Jul 6 8 9 30 11 AM 1408 402 M W Jul 6 8 12 30 2 PM Mini PBS Camp 3 6 Years 25 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 210 1408 403 Th Jul 9 9 30 11 AM 1408 404 12 30 2 PM Th Jul 9 Preschool Enrichment Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4000 www rochesterce org register

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PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT Disney Camp 3 6 Years Does your child dream about traversing the Pride Lands with Kion adventuring through Neverland with Jake or defeating the night time baddies with Owlette Join us for Disney Week featuring The Lion Guard Jake and the Neverland Pirates and PJ Masks 75 3 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 210 1406 401 M W Jul 20 22 9 30 11 AM 1406 402 M W Jul 20 22 12 30 2 PM Mini Disney Camp 3 6 Years 25 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 210 1406 403 Th Jul 23 9 30 11 AM 1406 404 12 30 2 PM Th Jul 23 Little Med School 3 6 Years Here in the Med City we see doctors everywhere At Community Ed our little doctors will use stuffed animal patients to check heartbeats fill a cavity make a cast and more Come learn about what doctors dentists nurses and other medical professionals do on a daily basis Child only class 75 3 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 210 1407 401 M W Jul 27 29 9 30 11 AM 1407 402 M W Jul 27 29 12 30 2 PM Mini Little Med School Camp 3 6 Years 25 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 210 1407 403 Th Jul 30 9 30 11 AM 1407 404 12 30 2 PM Th Jul 30 J E T S GYMNASTICS Funtastic Summer Camps 3 10 Years J E T S mini summer camps are a great way for kids ages 3 10 to combine Gymnastics Tumbling Group Games Music and Crafts around a new exciting theme each week Campers must be potty trained All camps meet Monday Thursday from 9 00am 12 00pm at J E T S Gymnastics On the first day of camp there will be a registration form with a waiver to sign at J E T S and then each day campers will be signed in and out in their camp rooms Campers should wear comfortable clothing No zippers belts socks jewelry or watches Bring a snack each day labeled with your child s name 95 4 Sessions Location J E T S Gym 2440 Clare LN NE M Th 9 AM 12 PM Space Week Get ready for an out of this world experience with J E T S Space Week Camp will include super stellar gymnastics instruction space themed arts and crafts intergalactic games and so much more Your child will learn about the solar system all while having a blast 1870 401P Jun 8 11 Week of Wizardry Wait no longer for your acceptance letter All muggles are welcome to this SPELL tacular week of wizardry Campers will be sorted into houses attend magic class and win house points Be sure to bring your imagination 1871 401P Jun 15 18 Jurassic Experience Week Come ROAR with us this week as we search for dinosaur eggs unearth prehistoric fossils create dinosaur crafts and lots of other Jurassic activities 1872 401P Jun 22 25 Wacky Water Week Summertime is in full swing and what better way to celebrate than Wacky Water Week A water balloon toss wild and wacky water relays and slip and slides are just a few of the waterrific activities provided Extra clothing is recommended Join us for one great week of fun in the sun 1873 401P Jul 6 9 Partnership class Evening class See pg 14 for more information 11

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PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT J E T S GYMNASTICS continued Superhero Week Superhero Week is all about celebrating some of our favorite superheroes Batman to Spiderman Firefighters to Police Officers and even Mom and Dad Campers will be telling us all about their favorite superheroes Camp staff will also help our campers to see the super talents they have Don t forget to dress up like your favorite superhero 1874 401P Jul 13 16 Under the Sea Week We got no troubles life is the bubbles under the sea Who wants to play sharks and minnows Anyone up for making a jellyfish We will be sure to encounter some amazing sea creatures as we explore the ocean floor This camp is filled with lots of outdoor water activities Extra clothing is recommended We ll sea you there 1875 401P Jul 20 23 Olympic Week The summer Olympics are here During Olympic Week we will focus on exposing our campers to a wide variety of sports drills and games Campers work on skills in sports like Soccer Track Field Football Gymnastics and more Campers will also engage in fun games like frisbee hopscotch and hula hooping Don t miss out on the chance to join in on the Olympic games and earn your very own medal 1876 401P Jul 27 30 Circus Week Calling all acrobats Join us for Circus Week as our ringmaster prepares for one of the greatest shows on earth This week is always a favorite for all the monkeys at camp Adults are invited to watch our circus spectacular performance on Thursday at 11 45 AM 1877 401P Aug 3 6 Pirates and Princesses Shiver me timbers Pirates and princesses galore This week will be filled with treasure hunts and enchanted dreams Dress up like your favorite pirate or princess Camp activities include a tea party sword forging a treasure hunt a visit to pirate bay Yo ho ho 1878 401P Aug 10 13 12 MINNESOTA XTREME CHEER Minnesota Xtreme Cheerleading Tiny Cheer Ages 3 6 Tiny Cheer is a great way for young athletes to learn the fundamental skills of All Star Cheerleading Activities included will be motions jumps basic body positions and control and ground level stunting 60 6 Sessions Location Minnesota Xtreme All Star Cheer Studio 1252 60th Ave NW 1240 401P Tu Jun 2 Jul 14 5 30 6 15 PM Skip Jun 30 1240 402P Tu Jul 21 Aug 25 5 30 6 15 PM Minnesota Xtreme Tiny Cheer Camp Ages 3 6 Preschoolers love to jump around and be active Want to have FUN n this camp we will work on all areas of All Star cheerleading including tumbling stunting jumps and motions Attire for the camp is athletic shorts a fitted tank or t shirt and athletic shoes Athletes should bring a water bottle and shoes they plan on participating in Hair should be up in pony tail No jewelry of any sort 64 3 Sessions Location Minnesota Xtreme All Star Cheer Studio 1252 60th Ave NW 1241 401P Tu Th Jul 14 16 1 30 4 PM Preschool Enrichment Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4000 www rochesterce org register

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Use for Preschool Enrichment Registration only The ECFE PAiiR Registration form is on page 29 One check per family per program made payable to Community Education Everyone Connects REGISTRATION FORM REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS STEP ONE The information you provide on the Registration Form will be entered and payment processed You will receive a confirmation email or phone call when STEP ONE is complete and you are registered STEP TWO Please follow the link in your confirmation email to share any information we may need to know to keep your child safe and to serve them to the best of our ability e g including health concerns or special needs You may update this information in your account at any time Please call 507 328 4000 for assistance Although Community Education is part of Rochester Public Schools we do not have access to information you may have provided to other departments of the district STEP ONE Registration Information Student s First Name Last Name Address Zip Code City Birthdate Age Gender Male Female Parent Guardian Email Address Home Phone Cell Phone Work Phone Parent Guardian Name We like to photograph our participants in action from time to time My child may be photographed Class Code Class Title Dates Yes Time No Fee TOTAL Cash Check Number Discover Card Signature Make checks payable to Community Education MasterCard VISA AmericanExpress Exp Date Card holder s printed name STEP TWO Confirm your personal information watch for email 13

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PROGRAM INFORMATION PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT HEALTH NEEDS Child only classes If any health concerns or special needs require a school health form to be submitted to the main office Community Education will contact you after registration and prior to the start date of the class Health form can be found on page 30 CHILD ONLY ADULT PARTICIPATION WITH CHILD CLASSES CE Preschool Activities are child only unless otherwise indicated Some child only classes require a parent to remain on site during class Check class descriptions for more information SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION Families who qualify for the free or reduced price meal program may receive a 50 percent reduction in class fees up to 25 per child per catalog Partnership classes marked with are not eligible for scholarships Families may call Community Education at 507 328 4000 to determine if they meet the criteria ATTENDANCE BY NON REGISTERED CHILDREN For the safety and quality of the program only children registered for the class may attend Siblings and other children will not be allowed in the class REFUND POLICY If you withdraw from a class 1 week or more before the start date you will receive a refund minus a 5 00 processing fee If you withdraw from a class less than 1 week before the start date you may receive a pro rated refund minus any costs incurred including a 5 00 processing fee If you withdraw from a trip prior to the No Refunds date listed in the description you will receive a refund minus a 5 processing fee If you need to withdraw from a trip after the No Refunds date If our office is NOT able to fill the open seat you will not receive a refund If our office IS ABLE to fill the open seat you will receive a refund minus a 20 processing fee WITHDRAWING FROM A CLASS ON AFTER THE CLASS START DATE If you need to withdraw from a class that meets three times or more after the class start date you will need to contact the main office at 328 4000 to discuss the possibility of a refund These are handled on a case bycase basis INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY If Rochester Public Schools are cancelled for the day all Community Education day and evening classes are cancelled If school begins late Community Education morning classes will not meet Classes that begin at noon or after will be held If school dismisses early all Community Education classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day and evening If school is not cancelled but the weather is threatening evening classes may be cancelled by 3 PM In all weather related circumstances local radio stations will announce our cancellation You can call the Community Education Weather recording at 507 3284010 You can also sign up for RPS Skylert message system to be notified regarding weather related announcements at www rochester k12 mn us families select Skyward Skylert Resources Skylert Community Sign Up WEATHER RELATED CLASS CANCELLATION In the event a Community Education class must be cancelled due to inclement weather or other unavoidable circumstances every effort will be made to reschedule However there may be instances when it will not be possible to reschedule the class or process a refund UCARE DISCOUNT Some UCare members are eligible for a 15 discount on all classes in this catalog If a class is less than 15 the member may take the class free of charge Members must be UCare members at the time of the registration and throughout the duration of the class Members need to include their UCare ID numbers when registering Some UCare members may only receive three discounts per calendar year Some restrictions may apply Contact UCare with any coverage questions DATES TIMES AND CLASS LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER TIME OF PRINTING PLEASE CHECK OUR REGISTRATION WEBSITE FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION ROCHESTERCE ORG REGISTER 14 Preschool Enrichment Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4000 www rochesterce org register

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EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING Rochester Public Schools provides a free comprehensive developmental screening for any child 3 years old to kindergarten enrollment Schedule by calling 507 328 4004 Northrop Education Center 201 8th St NW Rochester MN 55901 www rochesterce org ecscreening Kindergarten 2020 2021 Registration information is mailed in late December and registration starts January 1 2020 If you have not yet registered your child for kindergarten you should do so as soon as possible If your child will be 5 years old by September 1 2020 and you did not receive a kindergarten packet contact Registration Records Edison Building 615 7th St SW Rochester MN 55902 507 328 4201 Community Ed Evening at the Honkers Game WHAT A fundraiser for friends family students and supporters of Rochester Community Education WHERE Mayo Field 403 E Center St Rochester MN 55904 WHEN Thursday August 6 First Pitch 6 35 PM Rochester Honkers vs Bismarck Larks COST For just 10 per ticket you can get a hot dog pop and game to create memories that last a lifetime all while supporting Community Ed 9000 231 Th Aug 6 6 35 PM www rochesterce org register 15

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Linda Munson Memorial Scholarship The Linda Munson Memorial Scholarship honoring a long time PAiiR co worker will be used to provide eligible young children with a quality preschool experience in one of our RPS preschool classrooms If you would like to donate to the Linda Munson Memorial Fund please send your contribution to the ECFS office at the Northrop Education Center 201 NW 8th St Rochester MN 55901 or call the office at 507 328 4020 Your contribution will honor her work and continue to enrich the lives of young children Lindsey Cantwell Memorial Scholarship The Lindsey Cantwell Memorial Fund honoring a former PAiiR parent will be used to provide eligible families with the opportunity to attend PAiiR classes and experience the joy and lasting friendships that Lindsey and her friends made during their PAiiR classes If you would like to donate to the Lindsey Cantwell Memorial Fund please send your contribution to the ECFS office at the Northrop Education Center 201 NW 8th St Rochester MN 55901 or call the office at 507 328 4020 Your contribution will honor Lindsey and continue to enrich the lives of young children and their families FAMILY HOME VISITING PROGRAM It takes a village to raise a child Rochester Public Schools partners with Olmsted Public Health Nurses for family home visiting You can expect one on one time with a nurse in your home who will answer your questions during pregnancy and the early years of parenting provision of non judgmental support and connection to resources If you are an Olmsted County resident and expecting a baby or are a parent with a child birth to age 5 years contact Olmsted County Public Health at 507 328 7500 and ask for a Healthy Children and Families nurse This service is of no cost to you 16 ECFE PAiiR Parent Education Consultation Have a parenting question Want to talk with someone about a parenting concern or challenge Parenting young children can be a very rewarding yet challenging job and we are not given detailed parenting manuals and instructions Parents Are Important In Rochester can provide parenting support and information through a phone consultation home or office visit with a licensed Parent Educator Call the ECFE PAiiR Office at 507 328 4020 for more information

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Storytime Stories Songs Fun for the Whole Family We enjoy spending time with families in other locations Join us for the following family story times and get your questions answered See You at the Library on April 7 14 21 28 May 12 19 26 Call RPL at 507 328 2300 to confirm dates due to construction 6 30 7 PM Located in the Auditorium Are you NEW to Rochester NEW to ECFE PAiiR or NEW to Parenting It takes a village to raise a child so stop by the office and let us introduce ourselves help you navigate our program and welcome you into your NEW village Make your own Bubble Art Add three tablespoons of bubble solution and two tablespoons of paint to a cup Mix the paint and bubble solution together Place a piece of paper on the grass or a table Dip the bubble wand or a straw into the bubble paint and then blow out bubbles so they land on the paper 17

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When Parents Know Children Grow A child s early years often bring wonder and excitement for families Children grow and change rapidly from birth to kindergarten entrance and are learning every day Some babies and young children need extra help to learn and grow As parents watch their child grow and develop they may notice when their child smiles rolls over sits up walks plays coos cries and talks While all young children grow and change at their own rate some children experience delays in their development Special health conditions may affect children s development too Because parents know their child the best they may be the first to notice that their child is developing differently than other babies or young children Free help is available Minnesota children from birth to five years old who are eligible for Help Me Grow can receive services in their home child care setting or school These services are free to eligible families regardless of income or immigrant status Assistance from experts Early childhood specialists will work with eligible children and families to plan the services and supports they need These may include special instruction and other services including speech physical and occupational therapy ways that a family can support their child s development at home and connections to community services and programs Early childhood specialists can help find other community resources and early childhood programs for those children not eligible for Help Me Grow Visit www MNParentsKnow info for more information on how young children develop plus ideas to help your child learn and grow Call 1 866 693 GROW 4769 if you have questions about your child s development or if you think your child might need extra help to learn If you have concerns about your child s development please contact your local health care provider or the local Help Me Grow program at Birth to 3 years 507 328 4545 Age 3 to Kindergarten 507 328 4523 REFER A CHILD TO Help Me Grow Infant and Toddler Intervention provides special services and supports for eligible children birth through age two and their families Eligible children are those with developmental delays or with certain diagnosed physical or mental condition or disorder that may result in a delay NOW HIRING COMMUNITY EDUCATION PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT Substitute Instructors Substitute Teaching Assistants ECFE PAIIR Substitutes for all positions Employment opportunities are available within Rochester Public Schools Early childhood classroom experience is desired Please contact Amanda Wyant at 507 328 4053 or email at amwyant rochester k12 mn us 18

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QUICK READS TO HELP Introduce Your Preschooler To The Beauty Of Different Cultures To get along in school and in this world your child must be able to relate to people who are different from her Make an effort to introduce her to people from different cultures and countries Talk about their families jobs and traditions and encourage your child to ask questions To promote the value of diversity Find child friendly songs with simple melodies from other countries Sing them with your child Eat at restaurants featuring foods and traditions from other cultures Teach your child how to say a few words and phrases such as hello thank you and good night in other languages Use them with your child throughout the day Read children s books from a variety of cultures and places like Barbara M Joosse s Mama Do You Love Me Find books that give familiar stories a cultural twist like Susan Lowell s Three Little Javelinas It s a Native American rendition of the Three Little Pigs Decorate your child s room with photos of children from other cultures who are her age Look for cultural events in your community Theater performances fairs and museums can provide a wealth of diverse learning opportunities for young children playground PARENT QUIZ Are you helping your child handle transitions Transitioning from one activity to another is a regular part of school However many young children have a difficult time with this process Are you making transitions easier for your child Answer yes or no to the questions below 1 Do you give your child notice before a change occurs In five minutes we re going to leave 2 Do you tell your child what will happen before and after events We ll get ready and go to the store After that we ll read a book 3 Do you offer your child a role in transitions We re leaving now Will you please shut the door 4 Do you use objects to help your child move from one activity to another Let s take this book home to show Daddy 5 Do you follow goodbye rituals Kiss Grandma Then we ll go How well are you doing If most of your answers are yes you are doing a good job helping your child make transitions For no answers try those ideas Both articles are reprinted with permission from the February 2020 issue of Parents Make a Difference Early Childhood Edition newsletter Copyright 2020 The Parent Institute a division of NIS Inc 19

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ECFE PAIIR Register by Feb 28 for Spring First Draw CLASSES AT A GLANCE See page 31 for more info MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY Morning Morning Morning Morning Morning 2 4 Year Olds STEM Toddler Twos No Drama Discipline Dad Me Yearlong 2 3 Year Olds Young Scientists All About Books Nuts About Nature Managing Emotional Mayhem 1 3 Year Olds Yearlong Fun Ones Those Great Informational Fridays TGIF All Aboard the NORTHROP HOOVER NORTHROP Toddler Yearlong Afternoon Evening Baby Me NORTHROP All Aboard the Big Yellow School Bus Parenting a Child with Spirited or Challenging Behaviors Mental Health After Baby NORTHROP Evening NORTHROP Infants Toddlers STEAM Dad Me Parenting a Child with Special Needs Single Parent Support Group NORTHROP HOOVER 1 3 Year Olds NORTHROP Afternoon NORTHROP Extraordinary Newborn Evening NORTHROP All Aboard the Big Yellow School Bus ONLINE Ready for Kindergarten Social and Emotional Skills Ready for Kindergarten Math and Literacy Skills NORTHROP Big Yellow School Bus SATURDAY Morning NORTHROP Gma Gpa Me Transportation Fair IMPORTANT DATES APRIL 6 ECFE PAiiR Preschool RFL Classes Resume 15 Advisory Council Meeting MAY 13 Advisory Council Meeting 16 Transportation Fair 22 Spring ECFE PAiiR Classes End 25 NO CLASSES OFFICE CLOSED 20 JUNE Check out summer Preschool Enrichment Classes beginning on page 6 JULY 3 OFFICE CLOSED Watch for Fall ECFE PAiiR Catalog The families I ve met through PAIIR are some of my closest friends and I feel so fortunate that PAIIR brings together diverse families of all races backgrounds and from across the socioeconomic spectrum ECFE PAiiR Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4020 www rochesterce org register

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ECFE PAIIR Hi I am Mary Imming the Early Childhood Screening Coordinator for Rochester Public Schools for the past 11 years My background is in Early Childhood Education I have always loved working with preschool age children and their families Early childhood screenings take place in the Northrop Education Center The parent stays with their child This free screening is done by early childhood professionals and Registered nurses Our screening team makes it a fun interactive experience for families We can connect the families with resources to help prepare their child for success in school Information will also be shared about our ECFE PAiiR classes and Rochester Public Schools Preschool Programs Appointments are available to meet the needs of families If you need a language interpreter or transportation that can be arranged upon request The State of Minnesota requires all children to complete developmental screening between the age of three and prior to entering kindergarten It also includes a screening of your child s vision and hearing Growth and immunization are also reviewed The best time to screen is any time after your child s 3rd birthday It is not a kindergarten readiness test Please call 507 328 4004 to make an appointment We look forward to seeing you and your child soon ALL ABOARD THE BIG YELLOW SCHOOL BUS Learn about school bus safety through art song and discussion Children will take a ride on the school bus and practice school bus safety Parents will meet with a representative from Rochester Public Schools Transportation Department This class is for children who will begin kindergarten in September 2020 Parents move to a separate room for a parent discussion Registration Required 1 Session 0511 320 M May 11 6 7 PM Rm 303 306 0511 321 W May 13 6 7 PM Rm 303 306 0511 322 F May 15 10 11 AM Rm 210 306 0511 323 M May 18 6 7 PM Rm 303 306 0511 324 W May 20 6 7 PM Rm 303 306 AGE GROUP CLASSES Each class offers the ECFE class experience including PACT followed by children s learning and play time and a parent discussion Parents will move to a separate room for a parent discussion Sibling care is available where listed Dad Me 0 5 Years Being a parent is the most rewarding and at times the most challenging job you will ever have Strengthen your relationship with your child through learning and play and meet other dads to discuss the importance of fatherhood 2 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 303 307A 0650 321 Tu Apr 7 May 5 6 7 30 PM PACT Parent and Child Time Limited sibling care available 1 3 Year Olds 12 42 Months Your energetic little one is growing and trying new things so establishing routines and being consistent is very important As your child learns through play and social interactions you will discuss parenting techniques that help you appreciate the little things in your life 7 Sessions Location Hoover Early Learning School Rm 104 109 0113 320 W Apr 8 May 20 9 30 11 15 AM Evening class Nanny permitted See pg 31 for details 21

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ECFE PAIIR Toddler Twos 18 30 Months Your toddler s road to independence has begun and you are both ready to spend some time apart Your child will be able to explore their new found independence as they learn to trust others and begin to test limits and boundaries with this slow progression to separation 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 302 307 0120 320 Tu Apr 7 May 19 9 30 11 AM 2 3 Year Olds Playing learning and discovering are the current priorities as your toddler transitions to a preschooler Explore a variety of skills that can help you nurture and guide your child through these early years 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 302 307 0201 320 Th Apr 9 May 21 9 30 11 15 AM 2 4 Year Olds What strengthens a bond between a parent and child more than playing and learning together Come and gain knowledge of child growth and development temperament styles and discipline techniques Learn ways to strengthen your relationship with your child to make learning fun and discipline easier 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 303 307A 0241 320 M Apr 6 May 18 9 30 11 15 AM STEM Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics 3 5 Years Your preschooler will be encouraged to explore plan and create with help from you and our staff We will tap into your child s imagination and understanding of how things work Parents will discuss the different vocabulary and systems that STEM uses and help problem solve with their child using everyday objects 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 302 304 307 0319 320 M Apr 6 May 18 9 30 11 30 AM STEAM Science Technology Engineering Art and Math 3 5 Years Your preschooler will be encouraged to explore plan and create with the help of our staff STEAM allows children to build upon their natural foundations Parents will discuss the different vocabulary and systems that STEAM uses and help problem solve with their child using everyday objects 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 302 307 0329 320 Tu Apr 7 May 19 6 7 30 PM 22 YEARLONG Each class offers the ECFE class experience including PACT followed by children s learning and play time and a parent discussion Parents move to a separate room for discussion Open registration begins in fall followed by priority registration for our winter and spring sessions allowing the group participants to remain together for the entire school year New participants are welcome to register if space is available Toddler Yearlong 12 24 Months Your toddler s road to independence has begun and you are both ready to spend some time apart Your toddler will be able to explore their new found independence as they learn to trust others and begin to test limits and boundaries with this slow progression to separation 7 Sessions Location Hoover Early Learning School Rm 104 109 0111 320 M Apr 6 May 18 9 30 11 AM 1 3 Year Olds Yearlong 12 42 Months Your energetic little one is growing and trying new things so establishing routines and being consistent is very important As your child learns through play and social interactions you will discuss parenting techniques that help you appreciate the little things in your life 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 305 307A 0113 321 F Apr 10 May 22 9 30 11 15 AM Dad Me Yearlong 0 5 Years Being a parent is the most rewarding and at times the most challenging job you will ever have Strengthen your relationship with your child through learning and play and meet other dads to discuss the importance of fatherhood New participants are welcome to register if space is available 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 302 305 307 0650 320 W Apr 8 May 20 9 30 11 15 AM Children alone are not the future Families are the future Strong loving diverse families I am a better father husband and human because of PAIIR Children of PAIIR families are better off because of our participation in PAIIR ECFE PAiiR Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4020 www rochesterce org register

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Advisory Council Advisory Council PARENT ENGAGEMENT MATTERS Parents are invited to join an advisory council made up of parents caregivers community professionals and staff FUNCTIONS OF AN ADVISORY COUNCIL Contribute recommendations for program policies goals objectives and ideas Develop a source of volunteers and help train them Promote the program outreach and community relations Assist in program evaluations Serve as an advocate for Early Childhood Family Education ECFE programs in the community and Legislature Expand resource development Meetings are held once a month on Wednesday evenings September through May Child care provided when requested For more information contact the Early Childhood Family Services office at 507 328 4020 The ECFE PAIIR Class Experience Early Childhood Family Education ECFE PAiiR is a public school program for families with children ages birth to kindergarten enrollment Both parents and children participate in ECFE PAiiR The program recognizes that parents are a child s first and most important teacher and offers high quality parent and early education The mission of PAiiR is to strengthen families with young children through education and support 1 PACT Parent and Child Time Class includes a parent and child interaction time circle time with books songs and activities all designed to enhance a child s learning Parents also get great ideas to take home to enjoy with the whole family 2 Parent Time Parents participate in a discussion led by a licensed parent educator The parent discussion focuses on research based topics related to both child and parent learning and also allows time to connect with other parents of young children 3 Children s Time While the parents are in the discussion children are learning through play activities songs and literature designed to enhance development creativity and imagination A licensed early childhood teacher facilitates the children s classroom experience PACT Parent and Child Time Limited sibling care available Evening class Nanny permitted See pg 31 for details 23

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ECFE PAIIR FOCUS CLASSES Each class offers the ECFE experience including PACT followed by children s learning and play time and a parent discussion Parents move to a separate room for discussion Parenting a Child with Spirited or Challenging Behaviors 2 5 Years Discipline is not something we do to children It is something you develop within them Dr Becky Bailey Ok but how That is what we will spend our time talking about Join other parents who find themselves at a loss of what to do with some of their child s behaviors Parents will complete a simple questionnaire to identify needs before registration is complete Referrals are welcome 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 302 307 0211 320 M Apr 6 May 18 5 45 7 45 PM No Drama Discipline 0 5 Years This class is based on the book No Drama Discipline by Tina Pyane Bryson and Daniel J Seigel Explore the ultimate child raising challenge discipline No Drama Discipline provides an effective compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums tensions and tearswithout causing a scene Learn how to connect with your child while setting clear and consistent limits 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 305 307A 0754 320 Tu Apr 7 May 19 9 30 11 15 AM Managing Emotional Mayhem with Empathy and Understanding 2 5 Years As parents we can unintentionally dismiss punish save rescue or ignore our children s feelings This can leave our children feeling frustrated unheard and lacking important coping skills In this class we will explore how to increase our children s feeling vocabulary and coach them through their emotional mayhem 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 305 307A 0267 320 Th Apr 9 May 21 9 15 11 15 AM Mental Health After Baby 0 18 Months Be a good neighbor When attending a class at Northrop Education Center Hawthorne Education Center please be mindful of where you park Rochester city street parking ordinance requires 5 OF SPACE BETWEEN THE END OF YOUR CAR AND THE BEGINNING OF RESIDENTIAL DRIVEWAYS Thank you for your help in being a good neighbor 24 Join Allison Loftus MA LPC and Jennifer Taylor M Ed licensed parent educator as they present on mental health during pregnancy and postpartum Allison loves to share her knowledge of how to navigate the hills and valleys of mental health both as a mom and professional counselor Jennifer a parent educator and former childbirth instructor doula feels passionate about helping build strong relationships with their children starting at and after birth 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 303 307A 0070 320 M Apr 13 6 7 30 PM 0070 321 M May 11 ECFE PAiiR Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4020 www rochesterce org register 6 7 30 PM

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ECFE PAIIR NON SEPARATING CLASSES You and your child will remain together for the entire class Each class offers the ECFE experience including PACT These classes will include a parent discussion in the same room as your child Nannies welcome Baby Me 0 12 Months Your child will experience new sights and sounds while interacting and engaging with new people and objects Parents will discuss the importance of early learning with songs and activities to do at home 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 305 0012 320 Tu Apr 7 May 19 1 2 30 PM Infants Toddlers 0 24 Months Magic milestones come weekly during these everchanging first two years Rolling scooting crawling walking your little one is on the move This class includes fun PACT followed by an informal parent discussion in the same room 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 303 0115 320 Tu Apr 7 May 19 5 45 7 15 PM Fun Ones 10 23 Months Enjoy time with your growing toddler with play planned activities and song After parent and child activity time PACT a parent discussion occurs nearby while your toddler begins to experience some independence Parent discussion will include topics such as healthy development new behaviors language development and topics chosen by the group 7 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 303 0110 320 F Apr 10 May 22 9 30 11 AM ONLINE CLASSES You ve got parenting questions We have information and support Take our online classes from any device that can connect to the internet All classes are readily available through Adobe Connect Ready for Kindergarten Social and Emotional Skills Your child s ability to pay attention and get along with others is connected to her or his school success In this one hour online course we ll talk about why social and emotional skills matter in school and share tips for how parents can help build children s social and emotional readiness Learning starts at birth but this class will focus on ideas for parents of 3 5 year olds 5 1 Session 0830 320 Th Apr 9 8 9 PM Ready for Kindergarten Math and Literacy Skills Children are born ready to learn and parents are their first teachers Join this one hour online course to explore how a few simple interactions every day can help prepare your child for math and reading once she or he starts school Learning starts at birth but this class will focus on structured activities and play ideas for 3 5 year olds 5 1 Session 0830 330 Th Apr 16 8 9 PM ECFE PAiiR ON KTTC DID YOU KNOW ECFE PAiiR Parent Education is featured on KTTC during the News Center once a month Register by Feb 28 for Spring First Draw See page 31 for more info Tune in to the News Center at Noon on April 9 May 14 June 11 A Minnesota licensed parent educator will have a topic related to the preschool years PACT Parent and Child Time Limited sibling care available Evening class Nanny permitted See pg 31 for details 25

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ECFE PAIIR PLAY WITH PURPOSE Discover learning through your child s eyes in these parent and child classes Parents or grandparents will enjoy circle time themed play songs and stories with the children Parents and children remain together for the entire class Nannies welcome where indicated Young Scientists 2 5 Years Calling all young scientists Join us as we explore chemical reactions and experiment with color mixing volcanoes goop and more Dress to have messy fun 2 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 303 0247 320 Th Apr 9 16 9 30 11 AM All About Books 2 5 Years Books are more than words on a page Each week we ll focus on a different story with themed activities for children and parents to take part in 3 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 303 0751 320 Th Apr 23 May 7 9 30 11 AM Grandma Grandpa Me 0 5 Years Calling all Grandparents Bring your favorite little ones to PAIIR for a morning of fun activities to enjoy together Grandparents and children remain together for the entire class 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 302 0740 320 Sa Apr 25 9 30 11 AM Nuts About Nature 2 5 Years SUPPORT GROUPS Support groups are a gathering of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement comfort advice and support Each class offers the ECFE class experience including PACT followed by children s learning and play time and a parent discussion Parents move to a separate room for a parent discussion Registration is required Parenting a Child with Special Needs Birth Gr 5 This support group is for parents with children who have a delay disability or illness Discussion topics are chosen by the parents and are specifically focused on the families in the group Parents can relax knowing that your child is in a safe fun environment with experienced teachers Child care is available No Fee 2 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 305 307A 0720 320 Tu Apr 14 May 12 5 45 7 30 PM Single Parent Support Group 0 5 Years Raising a child has its challenges Raising a child on your own may have even more As much as we all want to be perfect parents we need to give ourselves a break and know that it is okay not to be perfect Support is one of the best ways to keep yourself going when times may be difficult Sharing your stories and hearing others reinforces that you are not alone Child care is available No Fee 2 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 305 307A 0616 320 Tu Apr 21 May 19 5 30 7 30 PM This hands on experience will have your adventurous preschooler excited about nature Learn fun activities and games you can play as they begin to explore the outdoor world around them 2 Sessions Location Northrop Rm 303 0739 320 Th May 14 21 9 30 11 AM CE WEATHERLINE For weather related announcements call 507 328 4010 See page 19 for more information 26 ECFE PAiiR Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4020 www rochesterce org register

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ECFE PAIIR WEEK BY WEEK Made to fit your schedule Attend one class or all of the classes with our flexible week by week registration Each class offers the ECFE class experience including PACT Extraordinary Newborn 0 6 Months Congratulations As you adjust to having a newborn come and visit with a Public Health Nurse and licensed Parent Educator along with other parents of young babies Discuss feeding car seat safety and learn about what you can do to support your baby s development Registration is not required No Fee 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 307 0002 320 W Apr 15 1 2 30 PM 0002 321 W May 20 SAVE THE DATE 26TH ANNUAL Transportation Fair 1 2 30 PM Those Great Informational Fridays TGIF 0 5 Years Saturday May 16 2020 10 AM 1 PM Goose Egg Park Northrop Education Center 201 8th St NW Spending time with your child playing and learning increases the bond between a parent and a child Gain knowledge and techniques with themed activities and discussions Topics will vary from week to week Attend one class or all of the classes with our flexible week by week registration Registration is required and opens Monday morning the week of the class Parents move to a separate room for parent discussion 1 Session Location Northrop Rm 302 307 0611 320 F Apr 10 9 30 11 30 AM 0611 321 F Apr 17 9 30 11 30 AM 0611 322 F Apr 24 9 30 11 30 AM 0611 323 F May 1 9 30 11 30 AM 0611 324 F May 8 9 30 11 30 AM 0611 325 F May 15 9 30 11 30 AM 0611 326 F May 22 9 30 11 30 AM Event held rain or shine Questions Call the PAIIR office at 507 328 4020 Sponsored by PAIIR Advisory Council Rochester Public Works Connect with us online RPS website www rochesterce org early childhood ECFE PAIIR PAIIR ECFS Mighty Oaks MightyOaksRochester PACT Parent and Child Time Limited sibling care available Evening class Nanny permitted See pg 31 for details 27

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SLIDING FEE SCALE 2019 2020 ECFE PAIIR How does the ECFE PAiiR Sliding Fee Scale Work 1 Find your income range on the chart 2 Find the of sessions your class will meet 3 Find the sliding fee for the class and sibling care This is your recommended fee For example If your income is 20 000 to 30 000 and the class meets 6 times the recommended class fee is 13 50 sibling care is 9 50 Income 75 000 50 000 74 999 30 000 49 999 20 000 29 999 0 19 999 of Class Sessions Class Sibling Care Class Sibling Care Class Sibling Care Class Sibling Care Class Sibling Care 1 11 50 6 50 8 50 5 00 6 50 3 50 2 50 2 00 1 50 0 2 21 50 12 50 17 50 9 50 11 50 6 50 4 50 3 50 2 50 0 3 32 50 18 50 25 50 14 00 16 50 9 50 6 50 5 00 3 50 0 4 42 50 24 50 34 50 18 50 21 50 12 50 8 50 6 50 4 50 0 5 53 50 30 50 42 50 23 00 26 50 15 50 11 50 8 00 5 50 0 6 63 50 36 50 50 50 27 50 32 50 18 50 13 50 9 50 6 50 0 7 74 50 42 50 59 50 32 00 37 50 21 50 15 50 11 00 7 50 0 8 84 50 48 50 67 50 36 50 42 50 24 50 17 50 12 50 8 50 0 9 95 50 54 50 76 50 41 00 53 50 27 50 19 50 14 00 9 50 0 10 105 50 60 50 84 50 45 50 57 50 30 50 21 50 15 50 11 50 0 11 116 50 66 50 92 50 50 00 58 50 33 50 23 50 17 00 12 50 0 12 126 50 72 50 101 50 54 50 63 50 36 50 25 50 18 50 13 50 0 13 137 50 78 50 109 50 59 00 68 50 39 50 27 50 20 00 14 50 0 14 147 50 84 50 118 50 63 50 74 50 42 50 29 50 21 50 15 50 0 15 158 50 90 50 126 50 68 00 79 50 45 50 32 50 23 00 16 50 0 Need additional assistance Fees can be waived or reduced at any level if family circumstances would make payment a hardship Register by phone at 507 328 4020 in person at the ECFE PAIIR office or indicate what you can afford to pay on your registration No Rochester resident will be denied participation due to inability to pay Contact ECFE PAiiR at 507 328 4020 or paiir rochester k12 mn us for more information 28 ECFE PAiiR Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4020 www rochesterce org register

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How do I register for classes Use for ECFE PAiiR Registration only Register online at The Preschool Enrichment Registration form is on page 13 One check per family per program made payable to Community Education Register by mail May we photograph your child ren and use the photo in our promotional materials YES NO Signature Rochesterce org register Complete both sides of this registration form and mail it in By phone Call 507 328 4020 In person Visit us at Northrop on the 3rd floor Northrop Education Center 201 8th Street NW Rochester MN 55901 Step 1 Registration is complete with payment See fees chart on page 28 and First Draw on page 31 You will receive an e mail confirming your registration We will notify you if the class is full or cancelled Everyone Connects REGISTRATION FORM CHILD 1 Name Birthdate Gender Class Code M F Class Title Fee CHILD 2 Name Birthdate Gender Class Code M F Class Title Fee Step 2 Please follow the link in your confirmation email to share any information we may need to know to keep your child safe and to serve them to the best of our ability including health concerns allergies or special needs Step 3 Immunization records are required for each child attending class including sibling care This is to be turned in before the first class Please call 507 328 4020 for assistance Email Note It has been brought to our attention that some families with Hotmail or other email providers have not been receiving emails from Community Education We recommend that you add our domain rochester k12 mn us as a Safe or Trusted Sender to your email account PARENT GUARDIAN 1 Last Name First Name Relationship to child ren Phone Numbers Home Cell Home Address Work City State Zip State Zip Email Address PARENT GUARDIAN 2 Last Name First Name Relationship to child ren Phone Numbers Home Cell Home Address Work City Email Address Check Number Discover Card Signature PAYMENT INFORMATION Mastercard Made Payable To Community Education Visa AmericanExpress Exp Date Total 29

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IMMUNIZATION RECORDS ARE REQUIRED FOR EACH CHILD ATTENDING CLASS INCLUDING SIBLING CARE THIS IS TO BE TURNED IN BEFORE THE FIRST CLASS 30 ECFE PAiiR Spring Summer 2020 507 328 4020 www rochesterce org register

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PROGRAM INFORMATION ECFE PAIIR WHO TEACHES ECFE PAIIR CLASSES ECFE PAiiR classes are taught by MN State licensed parent and early childhood educators who work directly with parents and their young children WHO CAN TAKE AN ECFE PAIIR CLASS ECFE PAiiR is intended for ALL parents relatives or individuals who function in a primary parenting role and their children age birth to kindergarten enrollment who live in the Rochester School District DOES MY CHILD HAVE TO BE THE AGE INDICATED IN THE CLASS DESCRIPTION Yes ECFE PAiiR classes are designed for specific age groups so your child must be the appropriate age on or before the first class meeting WHAT IF I DO NOT LIVE IN THE ROCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT Rochester School District families are registered first If you do not live in the district you are welcome to register beginning one week after First Draw All out of district registrations will pay a 5 out of district fee per class per child Out of district fees are not eligible to be waived PARENT GUARDIAN PARTICIPATION A parent guardian may attend an ECFE PAiiR class without their child but every child must be accompanied by their parent guardian A relative or foster parent who provides regular care for the child may attend if a parent is unavailable The relative must be registered and participate fully in all parts of the class Other exceptions are on a case by case basis and must be pre approved by the ECFE PAiiR office 507 328 4020 NANNY PERMITTED Since we are a parent child program nannies may only attend classes where noted in the class description DATES TIMES AND CLASS LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER TIME OF PRINTING PLEASE CHECK OUR REGISTRATION WEBSITE FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION ROCHESTERCE ORG REGISTER SIBLING CARE Registration is required for Sibling Care Children age nine months to kindergarten enrollment are eligible while their parent is in class with their other child children Children under nine months may attend class with their parent as a lap baby You can register your lap baby for sibling care if the baby becomes eligible at any point during the class session You will need to pay the sibling care fee for the entire session Yearlong class families will need to pay for sibling care for the entire year by session to guarantee a spot at any time during the year You can choose not to reserve a spot in sibling care but we cannot guarantee care when applicable If no care is available you will be responsible to find alternative care CAN ECFE PAIIR ACCOMMODATE MY CHILD S ALLERGIES SPECIAL NEEDS Yes Please follow the link in your confirmation emails to update your child s profile to share any information we may need to know to keep your child safe and to serve them to the best of our ability including health concerns allergies or special needs Please call 507 328 4020 for assistance IMMUNIZATIONS All children attending ECFE PAiiR classes and sibling care need a current immunization record on file each year Turn them in prior to beginning of class at the ECFE PAiiR office Northrop Room 301 or have your health care provider fax them to PAiiR at 507 328 4015 WHAT IS FIRST DRAW First Draw is a lottery used with ECFE PAiiR registration All registrations received before First Draw are treated the same At First Draw we use the lottery to determine who gets into classes that are over enrolled Email confirmations will be sent out after draw After First Draw is complete registration is first come first served Payment is due with registration First draw for Spring is February 28 2020 ECFE PAIIR S REFUND POLICY If ECFE PAiiR cancels a class or sibling care you will be notified immediately and your fee will be refunded ECFE PAiiR reserves the right to cancel any classes or sibling care that do not meet minimum enrollment If you drop a class of FOUR WEEKS OR LESS you must do so 24 hours before the first class meeting to receive a refund minus a 5 processing fee Refunds will not be processed on classes that meet only one session If you drop a class of FIVE OR MORE WEEKS you must do so within 24 hours after the first class meeting to receive a refund minus a 5 processing fee ECFE PAIIR HANDBOOK The ECFE PAiiR Handbook will be sent to you in the confirmation email when you register You can also get a copy from your classroom or the ECFE PAiiR office CAN ECFE PAIIR HELP ME WITH TRANSPORTATION Transportation is available for one class at a time for families in need at no cost Call the ECFE PAiiR office at 507 3284020 for assistance INCLEMENT WEATHER If the Rochester Public Schools are cancelled for the day all ECFE PAiiR classes are cancelled If school begins late morning ECFE PAiiR classes are cancelled but afternoon and evening ECFE PAiiR classes will be held If school dismisses early all ECFE PAiiR classes are cancelled for the rest of the day and evening ECFE PAiiR cannot make up class days cancelled due to weather If school is not cancelled but the weather is hazardous evening classes may be cancelled by 3 PM Please call the weatherline for more information For weather related announcements call CE Weatherline at 507 328 4010 You can also sign up for RPS Skylert message system to be notified regarding weather related announcements at www rochester k12 mn us families select Skyward Skylert Resources Skylert Community Sign Up 31

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ROCHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS Northrop Community Education 201 8th Street Northwest Rochester MN 55901 NON PROFIT U S POSTAGE PAID Permit No 1000 Rochester MN REGISTER TODAY ONLINE www rochesterce org register MAIL Northrop Education Center 201 8th St NW Rochester MN 55901 PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT 507 328 4000 ECFE PAIIR 507 328 4020 DROP IN Main Office M F 8 AM 4 30 PM ECFS Office M F 8 AM 4 30 PM Everyone Connects Pages 6 14 Pages 21 31 Strengthening families with young children through education and support DROP OFF Drop Box in the front of Northrop Education Center 24 hours a day