Early Learning in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Education, in partnership with the Minnesota Initiative Foundations and Minnesota’s Future, is holding regional community listening sessions to learn how we can be more effective in linking policies, programs and practices to ensure every child in Minnesota has a high-quality early education.
•What early learning experiences are working for young children and families in your community?
•Where are the gaps in your early childhood system?
•How can we support building the capacity of the early childhood workforce in your community?
Information discussed and themes that arise will be documented and shared with the Minnesota Departments of Education, Health, Human Services and the Children’s Cabinet for consideration while planning effective prenatal through 3rd grade policies, programs and practices.
Other statewide sessions:
Twin Cities Metro Area: Monday, November 2, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Conference Center A, Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Hwy 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113
Bemidji: Tuesday, November 3, 6:15-7:45 p.m.
Northwest MN Foundation, 201 3rd Street NW, Bemidji, MN 56601
Fergus Falls: Wednesday, November 4, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
West Central Initiative, 1000 Western Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 55637
Little Falls: Wednesday, November 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Initiative Foundation, 405 1st St SE, Little Falls, MN 56345
Willmar: Friday, November 6, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Willmar Public Library, 410 5th ST SW, Willmar, MN 56201
Owatonna: Monday, November 9, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Steele County History Center, 1700 Austin Road, Owatonna, MN 55060
To register for the session nearest you,
When registering, please provide your name, email address and optionally your role in your community (parent, provider, school district staff, policy maker, etc). See you there!