The Office of Early Learning

  • Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Programs

    "To Ensure Lasting Achievement For All Early Learners"

     

    Welcome!

    The Office of Early Learning coordinates the Pre-Kindergarten Program and is responsible for providing support and education for staff and families to ensure high quality education for children the year before kindergarten to prepare them for school success.

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    About the Office of Early Learning

    The Pre-Kindergarten program classes focus on teaching children to see themselves as capable learners, develop reading, writing and math skills, and work well with other children and adults.

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    Blast Off To Kindergarten

    Blast Off To Kindergarten is a collaboration of community partners seeking to generate community awareness and action in Saint Paul by supporting schools, families and children preparing for a smooth transition to kindergarten.

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    Pre-K at Rondo

    Learn more about the Pre-K at Rondo program, Saint Paul Public Schools' first Early Learning Hub. Pre-K at Rondo has four, full day, Pre-K classrooms and one Pre-K Enrichment classroom.

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    Early Learning Coalitions

    Early Learning Coalitions seek to integrate the relationships young children and their families have with individuals and organizations so these systems work together to impact the whole child.

Contact Early Learning

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    Lori Erickson, Ed.D.
    Assistant Director, OEL
    651-744-4169
    lori.erickson@spps.org

    E. Ashley Childs
    Interim Program Manager
    651-744-2022
    elizabeth.childs@spps.org

    Gina Hass
    Program Manager, Pre-K at Rondo
    Office: 651-744-6195
    gina.hass@spps.org



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