ECFE Classes

 Winter/Spring 2022 – Registration opens January 3, 2022!


Baby Talk                               

Infants birth-12 mos. & parents
Instructor: Parent Educator                 
I’m a new parent, now what? Join other families to visit and play. Time to discover:

  • Your baby’s amazing abilities.
  • Growth and development in the first year.
  • Playtime activities to help your baby learn.
  • Helpful ways to interact, comfort, and encourage your baby.  
  • Reliable websites for information about children.

Parents and children do not separate for this class.

SEC. 58021C: 9-10 am FEE: FREE
Thursdays, Feb 3 – Mar 31 (8 Sessions )

SEC. 58021D: 9-10 am FEE: FREE
Thursdays, Apr 7-Jun 9 (9 Sessions)

Toddler Talk

Instructor: Parent Educator
Ages 12-18 months by 9/1/21 & parents      
This class is for toddlers with a parent or adult caregiver.  Explore the classroom and a variety of activities designed to support early childhood development.  Experience circle time with songs and parachute play.  Enjoy informal, in-class discussions with other parents and a parent educator as your child plays. 

SEC. 58022B: 10:30-11:30 am FEE: $170*
Thursdays, Feb 3-Jun 9 (17 Sessions)

1’s & 2’s        

Ages 1-2 years by 9/1/21 & parents

  • Great for older ones and younger twos. 
  • Playful learning experiences to choose from.
  • Time to talk with other parents about a variety of parenting topics.
  • Enjoy a morning with your toddler! 

SEC. 58015C: 8:45-10:15 am FEE: $210*
Instructors: Parent Educator & A. Tlougan

Mondays, Feb 7-Jun 6 (14 Sessions)
This class will include a separating parent time.

SEC. 58015D: 9:00-10:30 am FEE: $255*
Instructor: Parent Educator

Tuesdays, Feb 8-Jun 7 (17 Sessions)
This class will separate within the classroom for parenting time.

ECFE Live – Virtual Class

Ages Birth-5 w/adult: Daycares WELCOME!
Instructor: Parent Educator
Join Debbie for a virtual drop-in opportunity on Zoom that includes stories, songs, interactive play, and Conscious Discipline’s Baby Doll Circle Time. 
SEC. 58019B 10:30-11:00 am FEE: $25
Wednesdays, Feb 9-Mar 30 (7 Sessions)

2’s to 4’s  

Ages 2-4 years by 9/1/21 and parents
Instructors: Parent Educator & A. Tlougan

Between 2 and 3 your child will gain many skills and abilities, one is a greater control of their physical movement. 

This class will include:

  • Playful learning experiences to choose from.
  • Talk with other parents about parenting topics.
  • Parents and children will separate gradually in class.     

SEC. 58016B: 1-00-3:00 pm FEE: $280*
Mondays, Feb 7-Jun 6 (14 Sessions)


Ages Birth-4 years by 9/1/21 and parents
Instructors: Parent Educator & A. Tlougan

Looking for a family class to bring one or more children?  Join other families in the classroom to experience a variety of early childhood activities and circle time designed to support your child’s development.  Parents will have a separated parenting discussion focused on support topics. If registering more than one child, please call us for special sibling pricing.

SEC. 58023C:
10:30-12:00 pm FEE: $210*
Mondays, Feb 7-Jun 6 (14 Sessions)

SEC. 58023D: 9-10:30 am FEE: $255*
Fridays, Feb 4-Jun 3 (15 Sessions)

S.T.E.A.M. 3 – Week Series

Ages 3-5 years by 9/1/21 and parents
Instructor: Parent Educator
Children are natural scientists!  Take one or all!

Drama and the Arts
SEC. 58024C: 6:00-7:00 pm
                             FEE: $30
Tuesdays, Jan 11, 18 & 25          (3 Sessions)

SEC. 58024D: 6:00-7:00 pm         FEE: $30
Tuesdays,Mar 22, 29, & Apr 5         (3 Sessions)

Spring Parks Class

Ages 3-5 years by 9/1/21 and parents
Instructor: Parent Educator
Class meets at local parks including Scharr’s Bluff, Vermillion Falls and more for activities, reading, play, and chats.  Please be sure to dress comfortably for the weather.  In case of inclement weather, class will be held at Tilden Community Center.  

SEC. 58018C: 10:00-11:00 am                             FEE: $80*
Wednesdays, Apr 20-Jun 8         (8 Sessions)


Virtual Bedtime Story Nights

Join Dakota County Librarian, Barb Simmons and Hastings Early Childhood Family Educators, Anna Tlougan and Debbie Fleming for Bedtime Story Night. Listen to old favorites and discover new favorite stories and songs, fingerplays and music on Zoom from the comfort of your home. Wear your Pajamas if you like!

Thursday, January 6th, 2022 | 6:30-7pm | Free


Multi-Child Discount!

If you are registering more than one child in a specific class fees are as follows:

  • 100% fee for first child
  • 50% for second child
  • 25% for additional children
ECFE Sliding FEE Schedule
 Level  Annual Income  Per Class Hour 
A  $80,000  $10
 $50,000-$79,999  $9
 $30,000-$49,999  $8
D  Up to $29,999  $7 
Questions about ECFE?  Call Angie McGinnis at 651-480-7678 or e-mail at
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