Wednesday, March 11

March 2020 Parent Council Meeting Notes

March 2020 Parent Council Meeting Notes


Thank you to our ECFE parents that attended our March meeting.

From Left: Motoko, Erica, Bridget, Gabe, Darnell


We have a lot going on right now and are looking for volunteers to help with upcoming events. Email info@mplsecfeparentscouncil.org if you are interested in any of the below.

  • Advocacy for Children Day at the Capital - March 26th. We have posters for you - join us!
  • Donations needed for our May garage sale - children & maternity items
  • April & May speaker event planning, day of logistics, and promotional help
March meeting minutes can be found on Dropbox

See you at our Gender Identity speaker event tomorrow night! 


Upcoming ECFE Parent Council Meeting Dates:


  • Wednesday, April 15th 7-8:30
  • Wednesday, May 13th 7-8:30








Tuesday, March 3

Gender Identity In Early Childhood

Join us for a free community speaker event on March 12th!


Minneapolis Public School program coordinator Jason Bucklin will be sharing information specific to gender identity in early childhood.

WHERE: Wilder School - 3345 Chicago Ave S
WHEN: Thursday, March 12th 6:30pm

RSVP on Facebook


Wednesday, February 12

February 2020 Meeting Minutes

Great turnout on a cold night in February! Lots of great discussion on how we can advocate for ECFE, engage our community and sponsor community speaker events, as well as a couple fundraisers we are planning to support ECFE.

Looking for ways to help? Please reach out as we have several upcoming events we could use volunteers for short time commitments:

  • March speaker event
  • March 26th Advocacy For Children day at the Capital 
  • April speaker event
  • May speaker event
  • May 16th garage sale


You can find our February meeting minutes available as a pdf in Dropbox: February 2020 Meeting Minutes.

Hope to see you March 11th for our next meeting!

February 2020 Parent Council Meeting


Remaining 2020 meeting dates:

Wednesday, March 11th 7-8:30
Wednesday, April 15th 7-8:30
Wednesday, May 13th 7-8:30

Wednesday, January 8

January 2020 ECFE Parent Council Meeting Notes

Thanks to everyone who turned out for our monthly ECFE Parent Council meeting! Great conversation and updates regarding the Senator visits to ECFE classes - more to come on that soon!

Our meeting minutes can be found in pdf format in Dropbox: January 2020 ECFE Parent Council Meeting Minutes

Hope to see you at an upcoming meeting!

Wednesday, February 12th 7-8:30
Wednesday, March 11th 7-8:30
Wednesday, April 15th 7-8:30

Wednesday, May 13th 7-8:30

Sunday, January 5

January 14th Free Speaker Event - Supporting Immigrant Families


Join us on Tuesday, January 14th from 5-6:30pm at Wilder School


Hennepin County is coming to provide information for families, educators and community members about Mandated Reporting. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the assessment process and how potential changing cultures can impact reporting. The goal of Hennepin County Child Protective Services is to support any/all families when they are in need

Light refreshments provided

Transportation and limited childcare available. Please call 612-668-2126 to arrange transportation and register for childcare before Monday, January 13.




Wednesday, December 11

December 2019 Meeting Minutes

Great turnout for our December meeting - we wrote 19 cards to our representatives sharing our love for ECFE and as constituents our request to increase funding for ECFE programs in Minnesota.

The meeting minutes are available in Dropbox.

We are looking for volunteers to coordinate speaker events, a day at the capital, and also day-of volunteers for our January speaker event for just a few hours. Please reach out to info@mplsecfeparentscouncil.org if you are available Tuesday January 14th from 4:30-6:30 to greet and help out at Wilder.


Upcoming meetings:
Wednesday, January 8th 7-8:30
Wednesday, February 12th 7-8:30
Wednesday, March 11th 7-8:30
Wednesday, April 15th 7-8:30
Wednesday, May 13th 7-8:30


Wednesday, November 13

November 2019 Meeting Minutes

Great turnout and conversation at our November meeting - thank you everyone for attending!

We have several volunteer opportunities if you are interested in helping advocate and promote for ECFE in Minneapolis! Please contact us to learn more - info@mplsecfeparentcouncil.org Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Assisting with upcoming community speaker events
  • Writing your representative using our templates to help advocate for ECFE
  • Fundraising activities 


Reminder that our 2019 Preschool Fair is this Saturday, November 16th from 10am-12pm. Free for all to attend! Over 20 preschools will be there to share information on their programs, cost, and schedules.




Upcoming ECFE Parent Council Meetings:

Wednesday, December 11th 7-8:30
Wednesday, January 8th 7-8:30
Wednesday, February 12th 7-8:30
Wednesday, March 11th 7-8:30
Wednesday, April 15th 7-8:30
Wednesday, May 13th 7-8:30