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Early Childhood Family Education

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Stephanie Hillman
Director of Community Education



Becky Peart
Administrative Assistant



ECFE Staff

Erin Tronbak
Early Childhood Coordinator



2018-19           Preschool Registration           

Preschool Registration* at the DEF  Thurs. February 22, 4pm-6:30pm

Fri. February 23, 8am-11am

*When registering, please bring a copy of immunizations and $20 nonrefundable registration fee.

Why choose ROCORI Preschool?

¨ Small class sizes with State Licensed   Teachers and trained Paraprofessionals

¨ Positive and supportive learning  environment.

¨ State approved curriculum that focuses on the whole child, both academic and social-emotional.

¨ Play based learning environment.

¨ Alignment with ROCORI K-12

¨ Scholarships are available.

Two Class Offerings

Discovery Time—Children turning 3 by Sept. 1, 2018

Kinder Connection—Children turning 4 by Sept 1, 2018


For more information call 320-685-8631

Stephanie Hillman, Community Education Director

Erin Tronbak, School Readiness Coordinator

OR stop by 527 Main St., Cold Spring


Preschool Screening

In Minnesota, all children are  required  to complete Early  Childhood Screening before entering kindergarten.  Screening is FREE!  As soon as your child turns 3 years of age, they are ready for screening. The earlier the better!  An assessment of your child’s vision, hearing, height, weight, immunization records, & overall development will complete the screening process.  Screening is held at the ROCORI DEF building, 527 Main St., Cold Spring, & is completed by trained preschool teachers.  Please schedule a screening appointment by calling ROCORI Community Ed. at 685-8631 OR by registering online at and look for preschool screening appointments under the Community Ed. Registration.

Screening Dates:

Thursday, May 17, times are every half hour starting 3:30 - 7pm 

and Wednesday, August 22, times are every half hour starting 9am - 3pm