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Connections Preschool

Two preschool children working with shapes

For 3- and 4-year old children living in District 196.

Apply today for the 2020-2021 school year.

2020-2021 Application
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NOTE: Families of applicants received prior to March 20th have been notified by email of their child's placement or waiting list status. If you applied prior to March 20 and have not received an email update, contact us at

Applications received after March 20 will be reviewed if space becomes available throughout the 2020-2021 school year. The waiting list stays open into the school year and we will call you if an opening becomes available. Class openings occur when families drop from class for various reasons; we cannot predict when that might happen.

District 196 Community Education is currently offering enrichment for your young learners and you.

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Young children are eager to learn and play. Connections Preschool gives children an opportunity to interact with other children in fun, engaging activities while learning important skills. The curriculum supports young children in developing skills in the following areas: creativity and the arts, language and literacy, mathematical and scientific thinking, physical and motor, and social and emotional. Children in Connections Preschool assume increasing personal responsibility and independence as they grow and develop.

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    Contact Connections Preschool

    Dakota Valley Learning Center (DVLC)
    office 952-388-1960
    address 4679 144th St. W., Apple Valley, MN 55124