Brainerd Public Schools Preschool is taught by licensed early childhood teachers, offers learning experiences using researched-based curricula. In a caring and supportive learning environment, teachers focus on each child's unique skills, needs and learning ability and encourage children's curiosity and exploration. Through hands-on and age-appropriate learning activities, preschool children build confidence and self-direction and learn to follow rules, manage changes and resolve conflicts peacefully. Preschool children build on their interest in books and reading and develop listening, speaking and beginning writing skills.
School Readiness Preschool is for children ages 3 to 5 (child only program) offered at the Brainerd Learning Center, Baxter Elementary, Nisswa Elementary and the Washington Building.
ECFE Plus Preschool is a parent and child preschool program for children ages 2 ½ - 5 years.
This program allows parents and children to attend class together one day each week and then the children attend alone for one or two days during the week. On the parent day each week parent will have the opportunity to meet and share together in a parent group where a parent educator will focus discussions on the joys and challenges of raising young children.