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South Washington County Public School District

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)

South Washington Community Education

8400 E Point Douglas Rd S, Cottage Grove, MN, 55016-3324

Distance: 887 Miles

(651) 425-6632


Service Details


Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is a program for families and children. It helps parents/caregivers create a positive setting for child development and growth, and enrich their parenting skills. The overall goal is to strengthen families.

Early Childhood Family Education is designed for parents and their children ages birth to kindergarten enrollment, expectant parents, and for families up to third grade. The programs recognize the home is a child's first learning environment and parents are their children's primary and most influential teachers.

The mission of ECFE is to strengthen families and enhance the ability of all parents to provide the best possible environment for the healthy growth and development of their children.


  • Payment
    • Sliding fee scale 
  • Specialization
    • Family 


All Minnesota families with children between the ages of birth until starting kindergarten and expectant parents. If a school district has a PreK - 3rd grade initiative, that may provide parenting education services up to third grade.

Application Instructions

Contact your local school district. An early childhood finder with school district information is available online.


Classes have a sliding fee based on family income. Fees are waived for families unable to pay.

Area Served

Cities of Cottage Grove, Grey Cloud Island, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 425-6600
FAX (651) 425-6620

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Other Locations

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