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MAGNIFICENT
MONDAYS &
SUPER SATURDAYS
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PRESCHOOL
SKILLS
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ECFE/PAIIR: 507-328-4020
Enrichment: 507-328-4000
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ECFE/PAIIR ..............................................................4-9
Age Group Classes ......................................4
Classes with Kits ..........................................5
Focus Classes ...............................................6
Non-Separating Classes ...............................6
Online Classes ..............................................7
Play with Purpose.........................................7
Support Groups ...........................................8
Yearlong .......................................................8
Week By Week .............................................9
PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT ................10-11
Preschool Skills .............................................10
Imagination & Creativity ..............................10
Sports ...........................................................11
ECFE Sliding Fee Scale information is available on our website:
www.rochesterce.org/early-childhood/frequently-asked-questions
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
EARLY CHILDHOOD
SCREENING
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September to June
Preschool scholarships
Kindergarten information
Family events
MN licensed teachers
Best practices implemented to
help children develop as learners
for lifelong success
Research-based curriculum and
learning experiences focused on
high-quality play
Individualized instruction
Why Rochester Public Schools Preschool?
Skills we build in preschool serve us for a lifetime—positive relationships,
language and literacy, numbers and thinking skills, and much more. RPS
Preschool prepares our young learners for a future of school and life success.
We use a play-based approach facilitated by high quality educators with
respected curricula and assessments in a positive learning environment.
Rochester Public Schools Preschool is a quality preschool program that
respects the unique needs of each child. When children are prepared to
succeed at kindergarten entrance, all of society benets.
Growing Young Minds
RPS Preschool focuses across the areas of child development, facilitating
learning in social and emotional, cognitive, and physical development,
literacy and language, math, science, and the arts. Our children play to learn,
with whole group, small group, and individualized opportunities. Our licensed
teachers and talented assistants provide caring, quality environments where
the love of learning will ourish.
Space still available for 2020-2021!
Call 507-328-4024 for more information or register today at
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= Limited sibling care available = Online Class = Evening class
AGE GROUP CLASSES
Each class oers the ECFE class experience including PACT followed by
children’s learning and play time and a parent discussion. Parents will spend
time with a parent educator. Sibling care is available where listed.
1-3 Year Olds (12-42 Months)
10 Sessions
Location: Hoover–Rm 120
0113.220 W Jan 13-Mar 17
9:30-11:30 AM
2-3 Year Olds
10 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0201.220 Th Jan 14-Mar 18
9:15-11:15 AM
2-4 Year Olds
8 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0241.220 M Jan 11-Mar 15
Skip: Jan 18 & Feb 15
9:30-11:30 AM
STEM (3-5 Years)
10 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0319.220 Th Jan 14-Mar 18
9:15-11:15 AM
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= Limited sibling care available = Online Class = Evening class
CLASSES WITH KITS
Need new ideas to engage your curious child(ren) at home? Your family will
enjoy exploring, investigating, and experimenting with our at home lessons.
There will be video lessons and activities each week. These classes will have
a one-time material pick-up prior to the start of class. Come explore with us!
These are at-home/online courses.
Shapes, Colors & Numbers
(2-5 Years)
2 Sessions
Location: Online
0830.220 Tu Jan 12 & 19
9:30-10 AM
Hanging Loose with
Dr. Seuss (2-5 Years)
2 Sessions
Location: Online
0832.220 Tu Feb 16 & 23
9:30-10 AM
Music Makers (2-5 Years)
2 Sessions
Location: Online
0831.220 Tu Jan 26 & Feb 2
9:30-10 AM
Storytime (2-5 Years)
2 Sessions
Location: Online
0833.220 Tu Mar 2 & 9
9:30-10 AM
Scan the
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head to our
registration
website
to sign up
today!
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= Nanny permitted = Online Class = Evening class
FOCUS CLASSES
Each class oers the ECFE experience including PACT followed by children’s
learning and play time and a parent discussion. Children under 9 months will
remain with parent(s) during discussions as a lap baby. Child care is available.
Parenting a Child with Spirited or Challenging Behaviors
(2 Years-Kindergarten)
No Fee–Registration Required–8 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0211.220 M Jan 11-Mar 15
Skip: Jan 18 & Feb 15
6-7:30 PM
NON-SEPARATING CLASSES
You and your child will remain together for the entire class. Each class oers
the ECFE experience including PACT. These classes will include a parent
discussion in the same room as your child. Nannies welcome.
Infant/Toddler Exploration
Time (0-24 Months)
2 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 305
0116.220 M Feb 1 & Mar 1
5:45-6:45 PM
Toddler/Twos (18-30 Months)
10 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0120.220 Tu Jan 12-Mar 16
9:15-11:15 AM
Baby & Me (0-12 Months)
10 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 305
0012.220 Tu Jan 12-Mar 16
12:45-2:30 PM
Fun Ones (10-23 Months)
8 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0110.220 F Jan 15-Mar 19
Skip: Jan 22 & Mar 5
9:15-11:15 AM
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= Nanny permitted = Online Class = Evening class
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 Google Meets.
Positive Discipline 101 – Online Course
6 Sessions
Location: Online
0829.220 Th Feb 11-Mar 18
8-9 PM
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.
MAGNIFICENT
MONDAYS
Bedtime Stories (2-5 Years)
2 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0620.220 M Jan 11 & 25
6-7:30 PM
Dad & Me (K-Grade 3)
2 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0656.220 M Feb 1 & 8
6-7:30 PM
Silly Senses (2-5 Years)
2 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0747.220 M Mar 8 & 15
6-7:30 PM
STEM (2-5 Years)
2 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0319.221 M Feb 22 & Mar 1
6-7:30 PM
SUPER SATURDAYS
Breakfast and Books
(0-5 Years)
1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0640.220 Sa Feb 20
9:30-11:30 AM
Hibernation Station
(2-5 Years)
1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0642.220 Sa Jan 23
9:30-11:30 AM
Music, & Movement
(2-5 Years)
1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0739.220 Sa Mar 13
9:30-11:30 AM
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= Evening class
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 oers the ECFE class experience including PACT followed
by children’s learning and play time and parent discussions. Parents will move
to a separate room for a parent discussion. Registration is required. Child care
is available.
Parenting a Child with
Special Needs
(Birth-Grade 5)
No Fee–Registration Required–3
Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 305
0720.220 Tu Jan 12, Feb 9 & Mar 9
5:45-7:30 PM
Single Parent Support Group
(0-5 Years)
No Fee–Registration Required–3
Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0616.220 Th Jan 21, Feb 9 & Mar 9
6-7:30 PM
1-3 Year Olds Yearlong
(12-42 Months)
8 Sessions
Location: Hoover–Rm 120
0113.221 F Jan 15-Mar 19
Skip: Jan 22 & Mar 5
9:30-11:30 AM
1-3 Year Olds Yearlong II
(12-42 Months)
8 Sessions
Location: Hoover–Rm 120
0113.222 M Jan 11-Mar 15
Skip: Jan 18 & Feb 15
9:30-11:30 AM
Dad & Me Yearlong
(0-5 Years)
10 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0660.220 W Jan 13-Mar 17
9:30-11:15 AM
Night Owl Preschool
Yearlong (3-5 Year Olds)
10 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0350.220 Tu Jan 12-Mar 16
5:30-7:30 PM
YEARLONG
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.
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= Evening class
WEEK BY WEEK
Made to t your schedule! Attend one class or all of the classes with our
exible “week by week” registration. Each class oers the ECFE class
experience including PACT.
Those Great Informational
Fridays (TGIF) (0-5 Years)
1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 302
0611.220 F Jan 15 9:30-11:30 AM
0611.221 F Jan 29 9:30-11:30 AM
0611.222 F Feb 5 9:30-11:30 AM
0611.223 F Feb 12 9:30-11:30 AM
0611.224 F Feb 19 9:30-11:30 AM
0611.225 F Feb 26 9:30-11:30 AM
0611.226 F Mar 12 9:30-11:30 AM
0611.227 F Mar 19 9:30-11:30 AM
Extraordinary Newborn
(0-6 Months)
No Fee–Registration Required–1
Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 305
0002.220 W Jan 20 1-2:30 PM
0002.221 W Feb 17 1-2:30 PM
0002.222 W Mar 17 1-2:30 PM
Those Great Informational
Tuesdays (TGIT) (0-5 Years)
1 Session – All evening classes
Location: Northrop–Rm 303
0610.220 Tu Jan 12 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.221 Tu Jan 19 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.222 Tu Jan 26 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.223 Tu Feb 2 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.224 Tu Feb 9 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.225 Tu Feb 16 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.226 Tu Feb 23 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.227 Tu Mar 2 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.228 Tu Mar 9 5:45-7:15 PM
0610.229 Tu Mar 16 5:45-7:15 PM
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* = Partnership class = Evening class
PRESCHOOL
ENRICHMENT
Preschool Skills
Preschool Skills is designed to help
students master the skills needed for
Kindergarten in a warm, nurturing
environment. Teachers will encourage
children’s independence through
activities that will build condence
and foster a positive association with
school. Join us for this exciting, new
learning opportunity! Child only class.
$25–2 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Rm 210
1805.210 Th, F Jan 28-29 1-3 PM
1805.220 Th, F Feb 4-5 1-3 PM
1805.230 Th, F Feb 11-12 1-3 PM
1805.240 Th, F Feb 18-19 1-3 PM
1805.250 Th, F Feb 25-26 1-3 PM
1805.260 Th, F Mar 11-12 1-3 PM
1805.270 Th, F Mar 18-19 1-3 PM
1805.280 Th, F Apr 8-9 1-3 PM
1805.290 Th, F Apr 15-16 1-3 PM
IMAGINATION
& CREATIVITY
Frozen Frenzy (3-5 Years)
$23–1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 210
1526.201 Sa Feb 6 9:30-11 AM
1526.202 Sa Feb 6 12:30-2 PM
The Mitten (3-5 Years)
$20–1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 210
1521.201 Sa Feb 20 9:30-11 AM
Snowmen! (3-5 Years)
$20–1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 210
1520.201 Sa Feb 20 12:30-2 PM
Under The Rainbow (3-5 Years)
$20–1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 210
1522.201 Sa Mar 13 9:30-11 AM
Peppa Pig (3-5 Years)
$20–1 Session
Location: Northrop–Rm 210
1524.201 Sa Apr 10 9:30-11 AM
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J.E.T.S. Gymnastics
$65–4 Sessions; All evening classes
Location: J.E.T.S. Gymnastics
Puddle Jumpers (18
Months-3 Years/Adult) *
1860.201PW Jan 6-27 6:20-7:05 PM
1860.202PW Feb 3-24 6:20-7:05 PM
1860.203PW Mar 3-24 6:20-7:05 PM
Tomcats (3 Years) *
1861.201PW Jan 6-27 5:25-6:10 PM
1861.202PW Feb 3-24 5:25-6:10 PM
1861.203PW Mar 3-24 5:25-6:10 PM
Falcons (4 Years) *
1862.201PW Jan 6-27 4:30-5:15 PM
1862.202PW Feb 3-24 4:30-5:15 PM
1862.203PW Mar 3-24 4:30-5:15 PM
* = Partnership class = Evening class
SPORTS
Basketball (4-6 Years/Adult)
$38–3 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Gym
1804.211 Tu Jan 19-Feb 2
5:45-6:30 PM
1804.212 Tu Feb 23-Mar 9
6:45-7:30 PM
Get Your Motors Running
(2-3 Years/Adult)
$35–3 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Gym
1830.201 Tu Jan 19-Feb 2
10:45-11:30 AM
1830.202 Tu Feb 23-Mar 9
10:45-11:30 AM
Soccer (4-6 Years/Adult)
$38–3 Sessions
Location: Northrop–Gym
1802.211 Tu Jan 19-Feb 2
6:45-7:30 PM
1802.212 Tu Feb 23-Mar 9
5:45-6:30 PM
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QR code to
head to our
registration
website to
sign up today!
Northrop Community Education
201 8th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901
Register today!
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