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About Us

The Early Childhood Development Department is under the umbrella of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Education Division and is comprised of the following programs:

Coordination within these programs ensures that comprehensive early childhood services are available to children between the ages of 6 weeks through 5 years old.

Images of children in the classroom

Program objectives

  • To provide early childhood opportunities that will prepare children for success in school and incorporate life long learning skills.

  • To support families in their effort to nurture their children and be their child’s primary educator.

  • To support families in their effort to provide quality services and a positive learning environment.