Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)


ECFE Registration for 2019-2020 opens August 12.
Follow this link to Register for ECFE

​Learn and Grow with ECFE!

​​​​​ECFE builds relationships, enriches family life and supports learning for families with children birth to pre-kindergarten. Classes include children from birth to prekindergarten so you can attend a class with all of your children together. There are many options for you and your child to learn, grow and play together, find the class that works for you!
The Early Childhood Programs newsletter will be mailed to District One91 families in early August. It contains information for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Review the instructions below to help you navigate online registration:
Register for the whole year and save!
Bundle Pricing to celebrate Diamondhead Education Center's 25th anniversary when you register for the entire school year.

Register for one class at a time or celebrate with the Diamonhead Education Center 25th Anniversary discount and receive $25 off the full year cost of a three class series. To recieve the discount, select all three classes in a series (fall, winter, spring), register by September 30 and use the bundle code at check out. Codes are one time use per family. Classes are listed online by series and you'll find the code online or listed in the Early Childhood Programs brochure.


Register online as you usually would for one-time classes and pay a $7 family fee for each class,

or purchase a punch card online for $50, good for 10 one-time classes (in fall, winter and spring).

As always, register just your attending children for each class, whether using a punch card or not.

Punch cards may be used for :

Together Tuesdays ● Tool Kits for Learning  Friday Fun Club  Science Stuff 

Preregistration is required for all ECFE classes, including those you purchase with your punch card.
Any cancellation or change must be arranged with the Community Education office at least 48 business hours before the class date.

Once purchased, your punch card remains at the ECFE site and is punched once for each family registered in a class, regardless of attendance. Punch cards are valid for the 2019-2020 school year.

Here’s how to get a punch card and register for the classes:

  1. Click on "Register for ECFE" and look for the ECFE category  ”Buy a Punch Card!”
  2. Choose the class named “Punch Card Purchase,” add it to your cart and finish your purchase using a VISA or MC.
  3. Then return to the Punch Card Classes here in the website, choose and add to your cart up to 10 one-time classes, enter the punch card promo code and click “check out.” (There is no need to click "update your cart.") This will zero out the fee and you will be able to proceed to check out and finish and pay no additional cost.

Good to know: You can use up your 10-class punch card purchase all at once or make individual choices throughout the year.

More helpful Information for our regular ECFE classes:

Please note that most of the ECFE and infant and toddler classes are 1 1/2 hours in length and  are typically non-separating while birth to pre-kindergarten classes are 2 hours in length and do separate for discussion. ECFE also offers a variety of non-separating options, community locations and topics groups.

Sliding Fee Scale

ECFE uses a sliding fee scale based on family income and is intended to provide affordable fees for all families who choose to participate.  This scale is intended as a guide for payment.  A reminder about fees: No family is turned away if unable to pay.  
ECFE Semester Sliding Fee Scale
Yearly Income Fee A: 90 minute Fee B: Two-Hour
$115,000 + $130 $140
$95-114,999 $110 $120
$70-94,999 $90 $100
$50-69,999 $70 $80
$30-49,999 $50 $60
$0-29,999 $30 $40


ECFE Yearlong Sliding Fee Scale (September - May Classes)
Yearly Income Full Year 3 Payments
$115,000 + $390 $135
$95-114,999 $340 $115
$70-94,999 $290 $95
$50-69,999 $225 $75
$30-49,999 $180 $60
$0-29,999 $120 $40


Three Payment Plan: First payment due at registrations; second payment due January 6; third payment due last day in March. Registration accepted mid-year if space is available. Contact the office at 952-707-4150 for assistance.