District hosts annual Early Learning Fair held on March 3

IMG_2895 IMG_2899 IMG_2960 IMG_2968 IMG_2972 IMG_2975 IMG_2986 The DeForest Area School District held the annual Early Learning Fair for all families within the district with 4-year-old children (on or before September 1, 2016).  The event took place on Thursday, March 3, from 12 noon to 6:30 pm at the Holum Education Center.

Parents received information about the community-based four-year-old kindergarten program, called “Get Together 4 Kids (GT4K)”. Local community preschool/childcare partners (host sites) were also available on March 3 to provide information and answer questions.

IMG_2969IMG_2992In addition, free vision, dental and hearing screening was offered, along with private consultations for parents to discuss early learning issues with educational professionals.  Several community members were also on hand to provide information about resources for parents.  Each child received a book and if their parents filled out a survey of the event, a free t-shirt, thanks to generous donations from community sponsors.

For more information or answers to questions about 4K or the Early Learning Fair, contact Gayle McFarlane at gmcfarlane@deforestchools.org, or Judi Ramsett at jramsett@deforestschools.org.

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