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Learning Is Fun Preschool offers a new option

The 2015-2016 Learning Is Fun preschool program includes a two day a week class session that incorporates the parent education time into the regular class time. The Learning Is Fun section No. 1 meets on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30-11 a.m. Le...

The 2015-2016 Learning Is Fun preschool program includes a two day a week class session that incorporates the parent education time into the regular class time. The Learning Is Fun section No. 1 meets on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30-11 a.m. Learning Is Fun section No. 2 meets on Mondays and Thursdays from 12:30-3 p.m.

Classes will start the week of Sept. 14 and continue through Dec. 10 for the fall session. The winter session begins on Jan. 4 and continues to meet through May 5.

Parents will meet in the Parent Room on Thursdays from 8:45-9:30 a.m. for Learning Is Fun section No. 1 parent education. Learning Is Fun section No. 2 parents have class from 12:45-1:30 p.m. on Thursdays only. There is no parent education class on Mondays.

This "new" option has been developed based on parent requests for a program that includes the parent education within the class.

The fee for the Learning is Fun two day a week class is $291 for the fall semester or $100 per month for a three month period. Scholarships are available for families who qualify. No one will be turned away from the class due to an inability to pay. Call the ECFE office at 218-562-7520 for more information.

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The ECFE Parent Advisory Council has been recommending changes such as offering the parent education included in the class time found in the two day a week Learning Is Fun class.

Registration is open. To sign up go to www.isd186.org then click on the early childhood programs tab and then select the Learning Is Fun registration form. Download and print the form. Fill out the registration form and mail with payment to ECFE at 30805 Olson St. in Pequot Lakes, MN 56472; or try the online payments and complete class registration online information. Payment is made by credit card with the online registration

Learning Is Fun is an Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) plus preschool program. The Learning Is Fun class is designed to work with the special learning needs of a child that is age 3 or 4 years old. The child must be age 3 by Sept. 1 and toilet trained in order to attend Learning Is Fun.

The Learning Is Fun preschool class is taught by Jessie Mudgett, a licensed early childhood teacher with the Pequot Lakes ISD #186. The Learning Is Fun program has been designed based on use of the Scholastic Big Day for Pre-K curriculum. The Learning Is Fun classes includes Minnesota Department of Education approved curriculum and assessments. The Learning Is Fun program has been approved for the Four Star Rating by Parent Aware, the highest rating given to a preschool program.

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