Welcome to Early Childhood

We believe in the critical importance of early learning opportunities and intervention for the optimal development of the whole child.

Our inclusive early childhood program options honor the unique gifts of every child in the White Bear Lake school community.

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Our Locations

White Bear Lake Area Schools' Early Childhood Program provides services, classes and support for families with children from birth to kindergarten at six convenient locations.

  • Birch Lake Elementary
    • 1616 Birch Lake Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN
  • Hugo Elementary
    • 14895 Francesco Avenue, Hugo, MN
  • Lakeaires Elementary
    • 3963 Van Dyke Street, White Bear Lake, MN
  • Normandy Park Education Center
    • 2482 East County Road F, White Bear Lake, MN
  • Tamarack Nature Center
    • 5287 Otter Lake Road, White Bear Township, MN
  • Vadnais Heights Elementary
    • 3645 Centerville Rd, Vadnais Heights, MN

Meet the Supervisors

ANGELA DRANGE

ECSE SUPERVISOR
Normandy Park

Early Childhood Special Education Program Supervisor Angela Drange oversees the Early Childhood Special Education program and is the EC liaison to the District's Special Services Parent Advisory Council.

KATHRYN ANDERSEN

KATHRYN ANDERSEN

ECFE SUPERVISOR
Normandy Park

Early Childhood Supervisor Kate Andersen oversees the School Readiness+, School Readiness, Title, Preschool Programs, Outreach and Early Childhood Screening programs.