Thursday, September 10

September 2020 Meeting Minutes

Thanks for everyone who joined our virtual kick off to the 2020-2021 ECFE school year!

We have opportunities for volunteers if you are interested including:

  • Social Media Manager
  • Monthly newsletter writing & Parent Ed Slide
  • Preschool Fair Coordinator
  • Virtual Speaker Event Coordination

Meeting minutes available on Dropbox.

See you in October!

2020-2021 Meeting Dates:

    • 10/14/20

    • 11/11/20

    • 12/9/20

    • 1/13/21

    • 2/10/21

    • 3/10/21

    • 4/14/21

    • 5/19/21 - NOTE change to regular cadence, 3rd Weds in May

Wednesday, September 2

Show your ECFE Love!





ECFE t-shirts are available to show your support for our amazing program here in Minnesota. If you are interested in purchasing one, please send an email to us at info@mplsecfeparentscouncil.org with your order info. 


Pickup in South Minneapolis, or free delivery within Minneapolis for orders over 5 shirts. PayPal, check, or cash accepted.

All proceeds benefit the ECFE Parents Council!

Children short sleeve (Green) $10

  • 18m
  • 2T
  • 3T


Adult short sleeve (Green) $15

  • S (only 1 left)
  • M
  • L


Adult short sleeve (Gray & Blue) $15

  • XL (only 2 left)

Wednesday, May 13

May 2020 ECFE Parent Council Meeting Minutes

May 2020 Virtual Parent Council Meeting


Thanks to everyone for attending our Parent Council meeting this evening!

Our meeting minutes can be found in Dropbox.

Join us for a free virtual event Thursday 5/14 "Talking With Kids About Sex" with Katie Robinson from Family Tree Clinic: https://www.facebook.com/events/2607753849438850/ 


Pencil in our 2020/2021 Meeting Dates - the 2nd Wednesday of the month (May 2021 is an exception) from 7-8:30pm.


  • 9/9/20
  • 10/14/20
  • 11/11/20
  • 12/9/20
  • 1/13/21
  • 2/10/21
  • 3/10/21
  • 4/14/21
  • 5/19/21




    Wednesday, April 15

    April 2020 Parent Council Meeting Minutes

    Thank you to our parent council volunteers who were able to attend our virtual meeting!


    Great discussion on how we can come together to support our community at this time. We enjoyed being together and seeing kiddos make their guest appearances.

    The parent council approved $1,000 to be donated to local organizations to support Covid-19 relief. More details to be announced on our social media accounts & email newsletter soon. 

    Meeting notes can be found in Dropbox

    Please join us on May 13th at 7pm for our final meeting of the 2019-2020 school year. Reach out to info@mplsecfeparentcouncil.org for information on joining the video conference.


    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