An ECFE teacher plans, coordinates, and teaches in an instructional program that addresses the intellectual, emotional, cultural, social, and physical needs children. Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is a program for all Minnesota families with children between the ages of birth to kindergarten entrance and it is offered through Minnesota public school districts. ECFE is based on the idea that the family provides a child’s first and most significant learning environment and parents are a child’s first and most important teachers. ECFE’s goal is to enhance the ability of all parents and other family members to provide the best possible environment for their child’s learning and growth.
For more information on the Early Childhood and Family Education program, visit the Minnesota Department of Education.