Early Childhood Education
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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Welcome to Early Childhood Education!

Minneapolis Public Schools has many early learning childhood programs and servcies for young children (birth to kindergarten), their families and caregivers. These resources serve children with a range of needs to prepare them for sucess in kindergarten, school and life. These services and progams include:


Early Childhood Indicators of Progress
The State of Minnesota’s early learning standards, called Early Childhood Indicators of Progress (ECIPs) were revised and expanded in 2016. These standards provide a framework for a common set of developmentally-appropriate expectations for children ages birth to kindergarten. The ECIPs are aligned to the Minnesota Kindergarten Academic Standards.