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What does a typical ECFE class include?

Parent-Child Activity Time where families explore a classroom filled with developmentally appropriate play and learning activities planned by a licensed Early Childhood teacher.

Parent Discussion Time where parents meet with a licensed parent educator to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques.

Children’s Activity Time where children learn with the licensed Early Childhood teacher and paraprofessional and practice social skills as they interact with each other.


  • Classes are located in the Early Childhood Room at the Buffalo Lake School.   
  • Registration for classes is no later than one week prior to the class or event.  Space is limited so sign up early!  


PALS Preschool/School Readiness

Preschool is for all children between the ages of 3 by September 1st and who are fully toilet trained.  Classes are 3 hours long and meet 2 or 3 times a week during the regular school day.  PALS Preschool/School Readiness classes are based on the educational standards presented by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  The PALS learning environment is created to foster development in all areas, in fun, exciting and accepting ways!  Children learn through play in a teacher AND child lead program.  For information on PALS/School Readiness, call 320-833-5311 extension 204.

Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart SchoolsP.O. Box 307Hector, MN  55342

Hector Campus 320-848-2233Buffalo Lake Campus 320-833-5311

Office Fax 320-848-2401

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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