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School Readiness:4-5 years     Play and Learn:  3-4 years    ECFE:  Birth to 5


Caitlin Bartels  312 W. Main Street, Adams | 582.3405 | Email:cbartels@isd500.k12.mn.us

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Montessori Preschool:  3, 4, and 5-year-old classes; September - August.  Child Care:  6 weeks - 12 years


Shannon Hart 1900 8th Ave NW | 433-0070 | Email: shannonh@applelanechildcare.com

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Preschool:  Ages 3-5


Meredith Martin  1910 3rd Ave NW | 433-0321 | Email: congopreschool@gmail.com

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Infants:  6 weeks. - 15 months    Toddlers:15 months - 33 months    Preschool:  3-4 years


Diedre Smith  1802 2nd Ave SW | 437-2875 | Email: discoverylc@yahoo.com

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WEE LEARNING CENTER

Preschool: 3 years     Preschool:  4 and 5 years    Child Care:  Age 16 months - 5 years


Lynsey O'Donnell  306 2nd St NW | 437-3728 | Email:lodonnell@solc.org

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Busy Bees: 33 months-3 years     Stepping Stones:  4-5 years    Building Blocks:  4-5 years


Julie Kerling  704 1st Dr NW | 433-1804 | Email:jkerling@ymca-austin.org

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Bi-lingual and non-standard hour of child care (2 shifts available)


Dawn Mueller  700 4th St NW | 434-2160 or 437-8330 | Email: dawn@familiesandcommunities.org

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2 Days: Age 3 years     4 Days:  Ages 3, 4, 5 years    4 Days:  K Prep Child Care: 6:30 AM-6:00 PM


Sara McMahon  511 4th Ave NW | 437-3728 | Email:smcmahon@pacellischools.org

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Discovery:  Age 3     Kindergarten Prep:  Ages 4 & 5      Kids Corner:  Pre-school and school age child care program


Amy Goette  912 1st Ave NE | 460-1700 ext. 4969 | Email: amy.goette@austin.k12.mn.us

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Early Childhood Education

Minnesota County Licensed Child Care Association

ORGANIZATIONS

Congregational Preschool

Austin Provider List:

JoAnn Rollie  433-3764

Angie Hughson  434-0244


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Head Startfor preschool age children, 3-5 years (May -September)

Early Head Start has toddler rooms that operate year round


Joanne Ross  111 N. Main Street, Suite 201 | 433-5889 | Email: joanne.ross@semcac.org

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The information found on this page is intended as a resource for families to seek enrichment opportunities for young people in the community.  Most of these organizations have a Facebook page.  Please "like" and "follow" the organizations that interest you.  Most organizations have sliding fees or scholarships available for participation.  Please consult each organization for specific requests.


Discover Austin (Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau) has a community activity calendar that is updated frequently.  Please use this resource as you are seeking activities for your family.  www.austinmn.com/calendar.html.


Volunteering in the community is strongly linked to positive educational outcomes for youth,  Please reach out to the following organizations who periodically have opportunities for youth and/or family service.

  • Austin Public Library
  • Freedom Fest
  • Park and Rec Clean Up Day
  • Readers Cafe (Summer Lunch Reading Program)
  • Salvation Army
  • United Way Day of Caring