Parent-Child Classes | Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools

Parent-Child Classes

ECFE's mission is to support and strengthen parents by providing techniques and involvement in your child's life. Parents can also consider joining the ECFE Advisory Council that assists the ECFE program coordinator in planning for relevant and responsive ECFE programming. The meetings take place from 6-7:30 pm on the second Monday of each month starting in September and ending in May (exclusive of December). 


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Early Childhood Coordinator:
Jen Greenhagen


Mixed Ages

Parents and children have playtime together. Parents will separate and have a discussion led by a Parent Educator. For children, playtime continues with a child educator. (Limit 10)

Ages: Birth-5 years of age
Buffalo, Discovery Center
Montrose Early Education Center
Hanover Elementary


ECFE To Go Bags

ECFE To Go Bags are take home activity bags for parents and their little one to do together. The ECFE To Go Bags contain activities designed to support your child's emerging skills in the areas of social/emotional, language and literacy. The bags are picked up and dropped off at the ECFE office Monday-Friday 8am-2pm weekly.

Ages: Birth -5 years old
Buffalo, Discovery Center
Hanover, Hanover Elementary


Terrific Tuesdays

Tuesdays are terrific at the Montrose Early Education Center! Join our ECFE staff for a family style pizza dinner from 5:30-6 pm. After, parents and children will separate with parents participating in parent talk time while children remain with an ECFE teacher. (Limit 12)

Ages: Birth - 2nd grade
Montrose Early Education Center



For families who may, or are currently, accessing Early Intervention Services.

Parents and children explore parent/child activities designed just for them. Parents and children separate, while children remain with the early childhood teacher. Children participate in story time, snack time and active play. Parents work with a parent educator, connecting to their parenting community and discuss the joys and challenges of parenting a child with special needs. (Limit 10)


Family Learning

Enjoy parent child playtime, adult education and a preschool class/sibling care for your children. Buffalo site includes school lunch.  Parents with young children can work on a GED, prepare for college or the job market, work on individual educational needs, have time to discuss the challenge of parenting.

Buffalo, Discovery Center


Daytime Stay and Play

Non-separating parent-child group, where parents participate in incidental parent education experiences and children have the opportunity to explore age-appropriate activities in a fun new environment. (Limit 15)

Ages: Birth-5 year old
Buffalo, Discovery Center
Montrose Early Education Center
Hanover Elementary

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