StormHawks Preschool

Community Education Program Update
July 22, 2020

As a district, the question on everyone’s mind, staff, families, and students alike, is what will school look like when we return this fall. While school districts around the state await a decision by Governor Walz – expected the week of July 27 – Eastern Carver County Schools staff have been busy working on plans for three possible learning models: in-person, distance, or a hybrid combination of the two. Learn more about these possible school scenarios at

The learning model that the district chooses to proceed with this fall will determine what Preschool, Early Childhood, and Club Care programs can be offered through Community Education. As soon as district decisions are made, we will be able to share more information. We appreciate your patience as we continue to plan for safe, enriching and engaging programs for you and your child. Please visit for updates.

Jackie Johnston
Community Education Director
Eastern Carver County Schools

Building & Grounds

The StormHawks Preschool program offers a high-quality early learning opportunity using the Early Childhood Indicators of Progress (ECIPS), Minnesota’s early learning standards. Preschool classrooms use Creative Curriculum, a researched-based curriculum that features exploration, inquiry and discovery to guide learning. Classrooms use Empower, Eastern Carver County Schools’ learning management program, and Teaching Strategies Gold standards. We provide a personalized learning experience for every child.

2020/2021 School Year Information
Online Enrollment–Opens 1/23/20

StormHawks Taste of Preschool

Ages 2.5-3.5 years

For young learners who would like a sample of the preschool experience we offer Taste of Preschool classes. Children attend classes for two hours and develop social skills while making new friends, discovering new ideas through creative play, and gaining independence.

Child Only  2½ – 3 ½ years by 9/1/20
Family Learning Center $80/month Tuesday 9:20-11:20 AM
Family Learning Center $80/month Thursday 9:20-11:20 AM
Victoria Elementary $150/month Tuesday & Thursday 9:20-11:20 AM
Preschool PLUS Parent Ed–2½ – 3 ½ years by 9/1/19–Parents attend Mondays
Family Learning Center $150/month Monday & Wednesday 9:20-11:20 AM
Child Only  2½- 3½  years by 1/1/21
Family Learning Center $80/month Friday (begin 1/8/21) 9:20-11:20 AM
StormHawks Half Day Preschool

Ages 3-5 years

Our diverse, culturally responsive, and inclusive preschool is committed to meeting the needs of every learner. Curriculum focuses on social, emotional, cognitive, physical and creative development with strong emphasis on pre-math and pre-literacy skills. Field trips are a part of our classroom experiences. Parents are welcome and encouraged to visit the classroom, join us on fieldtrips, and participate in special preschool days.

3-5 years by 9/1/20
Family Learning Center $150/month Tuesday/Thursday 9:20-11:50 AM
Family Learning Center $220/month Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:20-11:50 AM
Family Learning Center $150/month Tuesday/Thursday 1:00-3:30 PM
Family Learning Center $220/month Monday/Wednesday/Friday 1:0 -3:30 PM
Family Learning Center $300/month Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs 1:00-3:30 PM
Victoria Elementary $220/month Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:20-11:50 AM
StormHawks Preschool to Kindergarten Connection

Ages 4-5 years

Is your child’s birthday after September 1st and your child will just miss the cut off for kindergarten? This Kindergarten Connection Preschool class is for you! Social emotional maturity will be an ongoing focus so those students are ready academically and socially for the expectations of kindergarten. Ongoing assessment connected with rigorous expectations will help your child be ready for kindergarten. Regular attendance is expected.

4-5 years by 9/1/20
Family Learning Center $170/month Tuesday/Thursday 9:00 AM-12noon
Family Learning Center $255/month Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:00 AM-12noon
Family Learning Center $340/month Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs 9:00 AM-12noon
Family Learning Center $420/month Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri 9:00 AM-12noon
Family Learning Center $170/month Tuesday/Thursday 12:30-3:30 PM
Family Learning Center $255/month Monday/Wednesday/Friday 12:30-3:30 PM
Family Learning Center $340/month Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs 12:30-3:30 PM
Family Learning Center $420/month Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri 12:30-3:30 PM
Victoria Elementary $340/month Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs 12:50-3:50 PM


StormHawks Full Day Care & Preschool Education

Ages 3-5 years

The preschool day offers students opportunities for math, science, literacy, and social skills development as well as opportunities for music, movement, and active play. Breakfast and daily snack are included. School lunch available for purchase. For  three and four day schedules, you pick the days–same days each week. Care option available on some school release days and during the summer months (separate registration required). Full Day Care & Preschool offers traditional programming at Chanhassen Elementary, Victoria Elementary, and the Family Learning Center. A Dual Language Spanish/English program is offered at La Academia. Dual Language classroom staff are proficient in Spanish and students receive instruction in Spanish approximately 50% of their day.

3-5 years by 9/1/20
FLC, CHN, LAA, VES $144/week 3 days per week 6:30 AM-6:00 PM
FLC, CHN, LAA, VES $192/week 4 days per week 6:30 AM-6:00 PM
FLC, CHN, LAA, VES $240/week 5 days per week 6:30 AM-6:00 PM


Carol Brenton (Half Day & ECFE)
Early Childhood Secretary
(952) 556-6407
Rita Mortensen (Full Day)
Club Care Secretary
(952) 556-6401
Renee Sorgenfrie
Early Education Specialist
(952) 556-6420
Michele Bedor
Early Childhood Manager
(952) 556-6410
District Transportation Office
(952) 556-6160
Positive Connections
Routes 1-69, 201-220
(952) 666-5912
(763) 276-68286
Koch Bus Co.
Routes 700-760
(952) 445-8129
(952) 445-8129

Family Learning Center
110600 Village Rd Chaska, MN 55318
(Taste, Half-Day, Full-Day Care & Preschool, PreK-K Connection)

Victoria Elementary
9300 Red Fox Dr Victoria, MN 55386
(Taste, Half-Day, Full-Day Care & Preschool, PreK-K Connection)

La Academia
1800 Chestnut St Chaska, MN 55318
(Full-day Care & Preschool: Dual Language Spanish)

Chanhassen Elementary
7600 Laredo Dr Chanhassen, MN 55317
(Full-day Care & Preschool)