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

Sunday, November 10

Minneapolis Preschool Information Fair

Join us Saturday November 16th at Wilder School with over 15 local Minneapolis Preschools showcasing their programs. Learn about costs, schedules, and what program would be the best fit for your child.

The fair is free to attend and there is free parking available at Wilder School. Wilder school is served by Metro Transit's 5 Bus Route.


Wednesday, October 23

Hear From The Parent Council!

Curious about joining the Minneapolis ECFE Parent Council? Hear from our current council members below in this 2.5 minute video why we joined.


https://youtu.be/tvFJSdcmZC0

Hope to see you at an upcoming meeting! Wednesday, November 13th 7-8:30 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 8th 7-8:30 Wednesday, May 13th 7-8:30 Minneapolis ECFE Parents Council meetings are held from 7:00pm - 8:30pm on the second Wednesday of each month from September through May. Parents Council meetings are held at the MPS Wilder School Complex at 34th St & Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55407, on the south side of the Wilder Complex.

Wednesday, October 9

October 24th: Free Speaker Event "Parents As Sexuality Educators"

Back by popular demand - please join us Thursday October 24th from 7-8:30pm for a FREE speaker event on "Parents as Sexuality Educators". Featuring Katie Robinson, Community Health Educator from Family Tree Clinic who has spoken to packed rooms two previous times for ECFE sponsored events! Held at Bancroft Elementary located at 1315 E 38th St.