All classes are held at the Gibbon Elementary School
Transportation is available.
To request registration materials please call 507-207-2236.
Or download and print the paperwork below and mail or email to:
Tonia Schiro, 323 E 11th St. Gibbon, MN 55335 [email protected]
2022-2023 Preschool Registration!
It’s time to register your preschooler for Fall 2022 Preschool classes. If you have a 3-5 year child we have programming to help ready your child for a Kindergarten experience. We will be registering new families for the Bright Beginnings (3 year olds) and Exploring Together classes (4 year olds).
This registration is for new families. Currently enrolled families will receive their registration packet in their child’s backpack.
4 Star Parent Aware Rated
Bright Beginnings is an innovative school-year-long program for all 3 year old children including their peers who have special needs. The Bright Beginning classes meet two days per week. This class focuses on providing children with a day to explore and learn to work with other children. Children are provided with many hands-on experiences, which help them get ready for Kindergarten. The program is staffed by an Early Childhood teacher, an Early Childhood Special Education teacher, a MN Reading Corp member and a paraprofessional.
Tuition: $85.00/month. Scholarships are available.
4 Star Parent Aware Rated
Exploring Together is an innovative school-year-long program for all 4-5 year old children including their peers who have special needs. The Exploring Together class meets two full days per week. These preschool children are exposed to many new learning concepts in support of early reading and math skills. The main goal of this program is to help the children get ready for a positive Kindergarten experience. All areas of the children’s development are considered: cognitive, social/emotional, language, self help and motor. Exploring Together is staffed by an Early Childhood Teacher, an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher, a paraprofessional and a MN Reading Corp Member.
Tuition: $165.00/month for 2 day all-day program. Scholarships are available.
Scholastic Book Orders
Every few weeks we place orders from various Scholastic Book Clubs. If you attend classes you will receive a flyer. Otherwise, if you would like to place an order with Scholastic you may do so with a credit card on-line. Please go to Scholastic.com and search for Tonia Schiro ( teacher) and use the code JC93B to enter your order. You can shop and look through various months of orders.
This is a nice way for friends and relatives to order books for children!
ECFE Parent Advisory Board
Thank you to the following parents, staff and school board members for serving in an advisory capacity on the GFW ECFE Parent Advisory Board for the 2022-2023 school year.
Shanda Aden Casey Prochniak
Lindsay Berdan Sarah Ramsley
Manessa Gunnink Tara Rettmann
Shelby Hartmann Sara Scherer
Sandy Kley Sharon Schiro
Kendra Pogose Tonia Schiro