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READY! For Kindergarten


Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) / Parent Education - In Person -
ECFE 2022/2023

READY! for Kindergarten is a nationally recognized program that has been shown to give parents and caregivers the skills and tools to help children enter kindergarten at or above grade level. This class will include training for parents on reading, writing, math and social-emotional skills that children need to thrive in school and is taught by a licensed early childhood parent educator. Every family that attends a READY! for Kindergarten session receives a high-quality collection of learning tools to further their child's progress towards school readiness.  Additionally, there is a fall, winter, and spring session and each session offers new content and new toys, so register for all three sessions!

The session is for the parent/caregiver ONLY.  Please register yourself for the class and include any additional adults that will be attending with you. Childcare is available while parents are in the training session. Advance registration is required.

Please note: READY! for Kindergarten is funded through a grant from The Foundation For Eden Prairie Schools (FEPS) and is only offered at no cost to Eden Prairie residents who meet the income requirement.

This is a professional development opportunity for educators and caregivers to earn CEU credits, as well as for parents.

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Instructor

Stephanie Hendrickson


Stephanie is a licensed Parent Educator with a Masters in Education. She started working for Eden Prairie Schools in 2003 and teaches ECFE classes, provides parent education for preschool parents, and is a district parent liaison. Stephanie lives in St. Louis Park, has 2 adult children and enjoys running, biking, reading, and local live music.

Kathy L Matthews


Kathy is passionate about helping parents grow in their skills and confidence when it comes to parenting. She loves connecting with children whether they are 3 months old or 5 years old - their sweet smiling faces warm her heart! She loves working in ECFE because it brings families together to connect and build their community of friends that can last a lifetime. Kathy is a Licensed Parent Educator and holds an MBA from St. Thomas and a Master in Education from the University of MN. She looks forward to meeting you!

1640-01 Fall Session

  Stephanie Hendrickson , Kathy L Matthews


  Sibling Care Offered

Administrative Services - Lower Campus : Room 105
Saturday, Oct 15
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Ages   18 yr. - 80 yr.

1640-02 Winter Session

  Stephanie Hendrickson , Kathy L Matthews


  Sibling Care Offered

Administrative Services - Lower Campus : Room 105
Saturday, Jan 21
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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1640-03 Spring Session

  Stephanie Hendrickson , Kathy L Matthews


  Sibling Care Offered

Administrative Services - Lower Campus : Room 105
Saturday, May 13
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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