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Community Education is pleased to announce Emily Norwick as the next Early Childhood Supervisor. Emily has 12 years of experience in early childhood, community, and special education. For the last 5 years, she has been a special education teacher with Richfield Public Schools, servicing students in early learning and community education programs. Prior, she was the preschool director at nearby St. Hubert School for 4 years. Throughout her career, Norwick has taught half and full-day preschool, been a camp director, an applied behavior analysis therapist, and an Orton-Gillingham reading tutor. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth. She then received her master’s and specialist degrees from the University of Concordia St. Paul. Norwick(Granowski) is originally from Chanhassen and graduated from Chaska High School. Her new role will allow her to serve the community which helped shape her into the person, educator, and leader she is today.

On Friday, April 29 the Early Childhood Advisory Council is hosting a Food Truck Festival and Fundraiser. Please join us in celebrating our year of learning. Activities include: 

Food trucks:
Sunny Days Comfort Food, Smooth Move, Cookie Dough Bliss

Live Music:
Teddy Bear Band

Raffle & Split the Pot:
(bring cash)

Bubbles, chalk, face painting, dancing, fun! 


Family Learning Center   

110600 Village Road  Chaska, MN 55318   

5-7 PM


Thank you to our sponsors: 

Cabin Place

Wink Family Eye Care

South Lake Pediatrics

Kwik Trip

Carver Dental


Club Care is a school age care program offered before and after school through Community Education. Club Care curriculum is developed based on the needs and interests of students and with the philosophy that learning is a year-round process. During the school year, activities and events are planned to include academic enrichment, social skill development, and recreation.

Club Care is an optional, fee-based program for students in kindergarten through grade 5. Space is limited. 


Registrations must include a $50 non-refundable registration fee.

Space is limited--registrations will be processed in the following order:

Currently enrolled families: beginning April 18 through April 29 we will review and process registrations from families currently enrolled in school year Club Care, Full Day Preschool, and their siblings in the order in which they are received.

If space allows: beginning May 2 we will review and process all other registrations in the order in which they were received based on each site’s capacity. Registrations that are not able to be processed will be put on a pending list.

All will be notified of request status by May 13.

More information regarding Club Care can be found here