Welcome to Mahtomedi Early Childhood Family Education 
 
A Special Place for You and Your Child!
   
The Mahtomedi Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is a program that recognizes that families provide a child's first and most important learning environment and parents are a child's first and most significant teacher.  ECFE builds on family strengths and supports parents in their efforts to raise their young children, birth to kindergarten enrollment. 
 
Child Education - The early childhood years are a time of rapid growth and development and a critical time for healthy development. Early Childhood Indicators of Progress include:
· Social & Emotional Development
· Language & Literacy Development
· Cognitive Development
· Physical & Motor Development
 
Parent Education strengthens families by providing relevant, effective education and support. ECFE offers an environment for healthy growth and development of parents. Minnesota’s Parent Education Core Curriculum framework and  indicators include these domains:
· Parent-Child Relationship
· Parent Development
· Early Childhood Development
· Family Development
· Culture & Community