2022/23 Stepping Stones Preschool

Step into Stepping Stones Preschool
  • The skills needed for school and life are learned well before the age of six. With an impeccable facility that supports a variety of learning opportunities to licensed teachers and supportive staff, the Stepping Stones Preschool at Pearson Early Learning Center is a truly rewarding program for young learners of all abilities.  Stepping Stones Preschool offers a wide-range of preschool options. Programs include half-day preschool and full-day programming (7:00 am - 5:30 pm) when combining preschool and extended care through our partnership with the River Valley YMCA.

    2022/23 registration is now open, click here to view program times, including before/after care, and register today. Space is limited. 

2022/23 Program Options & Pricing

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Scholarship Opportunities

  • There are two scholarships that Stepping Stones Preschool families can apply for, one with funds coming from the State and the other State funds that are issued by our school. To be eligible for an Early Learning scholarship, families must live in Scott County and have a child who is 3 or 4 years old by September 1 of the current school year and not yet eligible for kindergarten. A family must have an annual income at or below the income guidelines. A family must reapply each year. 

    Please contact Elaine Berens at 952-496-5861 or eberens@shakopee.k12.mn.us for specific information on how to apply for an Early Learning scholarship and income guidelines. Applications for the 2022-23 school year will be available after April 15th and awarded after July 1st per State guidelines Families that are over the income guideline but are experiencing a family hardship may receive alternative scholarship consideration.