Early Learning

About Early Learning

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) Offers fun programs and classes that designed for parents and their children to enjoy time to learn and grow together in a supportive environment.

District 197 ECFE

Community Preschool
We offer programs for children from age 3 up to kindergarten. Licensed teachers ensure learning is fun as they help prepare children for a lifetime of school success.
IGH Preschool Options
SSP Preschool Options

District 197 Preschool Options

Early Childhood Screening
The State of Minnesota requires all children be screened before they enter kindergarten; screening is best completed before a child's fourth birthday. This free service checks children's vision, hearing and more.
IGH/District 199 Early Childhood Screening
SSP/ Special District 6 Early Childhood Screening

District 197 Early Childhood Screening

School Readiness
A variety of free programs help prepare children for school success. Families must qualify based on risk factors and income.
District 197 School Readiness

Early Learning Catalogs

Inver Grove Heights

South St. Paul

West St. Paul

Contact  us 

Program Coordinator Lora LambertLambertL@isd199.org
Office: 651-306-7503
Fax: 651-306-7521

Connie Garling-Squire
Director of Early Learning/Equity
(651) 552-5579

Dawn Rehn
Early Learning Coordinator
(651) 306-3642

Rosie Krumrie
Early Learning Secretary
(651) 457-9418

General Information & Registration
651-403-8353 or 651-403-8390
Fax: 651-403-8310

Early Learning Program Assistant Director
Laurie Hume

Early Learning Program Manager
Aleshia Leivermann