Parenting in a Pandemic
Hear Erin Walsh, M.A., a dynamic, knowledgeable speaker who has addressed topics related to raising resilient young people in the digital age. Erin cuts through conflicting information about kids and technology and believes in mind positive parenting. Her signature down-to-earth approach and sense of humor helps families engage in complicated topics and leave feeling capable and motivated.

Parents ... Retool your career!
Now is a good time to assess your career and get the skills needed to reach your goals with Community Ed’s
UGotClass, three-month online certification programs. You may also take individual monthly courses to brush up your skills in a particular area. Instructors are experts in their fields, and most teach at higher institutions throughout the nation. Most class projects can be tailored to your preference to work on real-world, relevant assignments. Upon registration, receive easy-to-follow instructions to get into your virtual classroom. Participate any time of day or evening with online reading, listen and see presentations, and complete self-quizzes. Engage in online written discussion with the instructors and other participants.
Did you know? District 196 Connections Preschool is proud of being awarded the 2021 Readers' Choice Award for Best Preschool by the Apple Valley Dakota County Tribune readers! For more information about  District 196 Connections Preschool, and/or you would like to receive an email message when more information is available, visit

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