Early Childhood

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The first few years of a child's development are critical to their future success. Crosby-Ironton's Early Childhood programs help provide parents and caregivers with resources and programs to help support that development. Through the Little Rangers Family Center, we provide:

- Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)
- Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
- Early Childhood Screening (required for preschool & kindergarten entrance)
- Preschool Education ("Little Miners" and "Little Rangers")

>> Little Rangers Family Center Calendar
>> Little Rangers Family Center Snack Schedule

 Our programs are offered free of charge or on a sliding fee scale, based on your income.  If you have questions about the Little Rangers Family Center and the programs that we offer, please contact:

Tammy Novak, Early Childhood
tnovak@ci.k12.mn.us
218-545-8712


Little Rangers Family Center

Upcoming Events


Touch a Truck Event 
Date: Sat. June 1 (rescheduled from May 4) 
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: CRES Parking Lot
Cost: Free!


Open to all families in Crosby-Ironton and the surrounding areas. Food will be available for a small fee. Silent Hour will be held from 10-11am for those children and families that are noise sensitive.  

Little Rangers Family Center Ice Cream Social  
Come celebrate the conclusion of another great year in preschool! All families with children who are currently enrolled in classes at the Little Rangers Family Center are welcome to attend - younger siblings are also welcome! Each Ice Cream Social will be held during the last 45 minutes of your child’s last day of preschool. Please RSVP to your child’s teacher by Fri. May 24.  

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