Early Learning Program
Dear Palliser Early Learning Families,
Palliser is proud to operate Early Learning Programs within many schools throughout our school jurisdiction. Early Learning Programs build a foundation of learning through discovery and play, socialization, with developmentally appropriate programming. Funding to run the Early Learning Programs comes primarily from fees paid by parents. Alberta Education only funds Early Learning Programs for individual children who have an identified delay or need, as diagnosed by professionals.
Please connect with the Principal at the school if you have questions about programming for children with identified delays. These students may receive access to additional services.
Early Learning Program fees in Palliser during the 2023-2024 school year are $80 per month ($800 per year) for 2 half days per week of programming. Methods of payment for Early Learning Program fees include:
- Payment can be made online through the Dorothy Dalgliesh School web page. We highly encourage you to create an account through SchoolCashOnline. The link can be found under the “Quick Links” tab on the webpage.
- Online payment options include monthly recurring payments (1st of each month) or a single payment for the entire year the last week of August prior to the program starting.
- If Early Learning Program fees present a financial hardship, please meet with the school Principal to work out an acceptable option.
Access to early learning programming for your child is dependent upon fees being up-to-date.
All of our programs will run an orientation in the first week of school. You will be notified regarding the starting date and time that you and your child can come to explore the classroom, become familiar with the staff and try out some classroom activities. Parents/guardians are encouraged to ensure their child’s immunizations are up to date prior to beginning programming. If you and your child did not attend a developmental check-up held at the school and have any concerns about your child’s development, please contact the Learning Support Teacher at your school.
We look forward to your child participating in our Early Learning Program and we urge you to contact the school Principal, Crystal McGregor 403-732-5636 if you have any questions regarding this information.
Dorothy Dalgliesh School offers an Early Learning Program on
Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday mornings from 8:30AM - 11:30AM.