• Welcome to Early Childhood!
     
     
    Thanks for visiting!  I work as an Early Childhood Special Education Evaluation/Service Coordinator within the Saint Cloud School District.  In my position, I work with students and their families when a possible developmental concern is identified.  Together, along with my teammates, we work to determine if special education services are appropriate.  The Early Childhood years are a critical part of your child's development- let us help you make them count.
    •  There are many services that our Department offers for your child and family.  Contact us to learn more.

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    COURSE OFFERINGS
    District Preschool, Early Childhood Special Education, and Early Childhood Family Education Classes are available for children between birth and Kindergarten Entry

    Find out more:
    Isd742.org
    Click on the Schools Tab
    Select Early Childhood


    EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING
    Early Childhood Screening is designed for children between the ages of 3-4 years.  Screening supports a child’s readiness for Kindergarten, promotes positive health, and developmental outcomes, and identifies possible learning or health concerns.  This screening is required prior to Kindergarten entrance in a Public school.  Screening is completed at the Early Childhood Center.

    Register Online: ISD742.org; select Early Childhood under the 'Schools' Tab; Select 'Early Childhood Screening'
    Register by Phone: 320.253.5828

    EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION
    Early Childhood Special Education is available for families who have questions or concerns about their child’s development.  Infants, toddlers, and preschool age children can be referred to the Early Childhood Special Education Team to determine if they are eligible to receive Early Childhood Special Education service.  Services are provided at no cost to families.

     Process: When a referral is made, a team member interviews a parent or legal guardian to gather information about the child’s medical history and developmental skills.  The information is reviewed to determine if further testing is appropriate.  If an evaluation is completed and the child meets the Minnesota State Department criteria under a disability category, the child is eligible to receive Special Education service.

    Make a Referral:
    Website: helpmegrowmn.org
    Mnparentsknow.com
    Call: 320.252.0415 or 320.253.5828
    Email: stcloudhelpmegrow@isd742.org