*EDU8101 Intellectual, Social, & Emotional Development  1 Credit
Instructor: Julie Sallquist

*EDU8102 Operation & Management of ECE   1 Credit
Instructor: Rachel Burgess

*EDU8103 Developing Home & School Relationships   1 Credit
Instructor: Cheryl Loomis or Mollie Benjamin

*EDU8105 Encouraging Literacy Development   1 Credit
Instructor: Cheryl Loomis or Mollie Benjamin

*EDU8106 Play and Learning Experiences   1 Credit
Instructor: Marjorie “Peggy” Witt

*EDU8108 Preprimary Curriculum Essentials I   1 Credit
Instructor: Jennifer Mehlberg

*EDU8109 Preprimary Curriculum Essentials II   1 Credit
Instructor: Jennifer Mehlberg

*EDU8112 Health and Safety in Early Childhood   1 Credit
Instructor: Marjorie “Peggy” Witt

*EDU8113 Assessment of Young Children   2 Credits
Instructor: Rachel Burgess

*EDU8114 Roles and Responsibilities of the Lutheran Early Childhood Educator   1 Credit
Instructor: Cynthia Holman

*Early Childhood Outreach Essentials Courses

Courses can be taken in any order. 

EDU9105 Early Childhood Basics I   1 Credit
Instructor: Marjorie “Peggy” Witt

EDU9106 Early Childhood Basics II   1 Credit
Instructor: Marjorie “Peggy” Witt

EDU9107 Early Childhood Basics III   1 Credit
Instructor: Marjorie “Peggy” Witt

EDU9109 Bible Story Telling in Early Childhood   1 Credit
Instructor: Rachel Burgess

EDU9111 Early Childhood Philosophy   1 Credit
Instructor: Cheryl Loomis

EDU9115 Early Childhood Basics I   1 Credit
Instructor: Julie Sallquist

EDU9116 Early Childhood Basics II   1 Credit
Instructor: Julie Sallquist

EDU9117 Early Childhood Basics III   1 Credit
Instructor: Julie Sallquist

*PED8101 Physical and Motor Development for Pre-primary   1 Credit
Instructor: Dan Gawrisch

MUS8101 Music and Worship in ECE   1 Credit
Instructor: Rachel Burgess

THE8112 The Role of ECE in Mission Outreach   1 Credit
Instructor: Michael Otterstatter

THE9105 Old Testament Bible Lessons   1 Credit
Instructor: Brandon Steenbock

THE9106 New Testament Bible Lessons   1 Credit
Instructor: Kristi Meyer

THE9534 Grounded in Scripture   3 Credits
Instructor: Paul Ziemer

If you would like to schedule one of these courses in your area please contact the Office of Continuing Education at 507-354-8221 Ext. 398 to speak to the director of the program.

Courses taken to earn CDA credential must be taken for credit, not clock hours. 

Summer 2024 (Jun 10 – Aug 2)

EDU8108 Preprimary Curr IJen Mehlberg
EDU8109 Preprimary Curr IIJen Mehlberg
EDU9109 Bible Storytelling in EC (Face-to-Face)Rachel Burgess
MUS8101 Music and Worship in ECERachel Burgess
PED8101 Physical & Motor DevDan Gawrisch

Fall 2024

EDU8102 Operation & Management of ECERachel Burgess
EDU8105 Encouraging Literacy DevMollie Benjamin
EDU8106 Play & Learning ExperiencesMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU8112 Health & Safety in ECMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU9109 Bible Story Telling in Early ChildhoodRachel Burgess
THE8112 The Role of ECE in Mission OutreachMichael Otterstatter
THE9105 Old Testament Bible LessonsBrandon Steenbock
THE9534 Grounded in ScripturePaul Ziemer

Spring 2025

EDU8101 Social & Emotional DevJulie Sallquist
EDU8103 Dev Home & School RelationshipsCheryl Loomis / Mollie Benjamin
EDU8113 Asmt of Young ChildrenRachel Burgess
EDU8114 Roles & Resp of EC EducatorCindy Holman
EDU9105 Early Childhood Basics IMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU9106 Early Childhood Basics IIMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU9107 Early Childhood Basics IIIMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU9111 Early Childhood PhilosophyCheryl Loomis
MUS8101 Music and Worship in ECERachel Burgess
THE8112 The Role of ECE in Mission OutreachMichael Otterstatter
THE9106 New Testament Bible LessonsKristi Meyer
THE9534 Grounded in ScripturePaul Ziemer

Summer 2025

EDU8103 Developing Home and School Relationships (Face-to-Face)Cheryl Loomis / Mollie Benjamin
EDU8108 Preprimary Curriculum Essentials I (Face-to-Face)Jen Mehlberg
EDU8109 Preprimary Curriculum Essentials II (Face-to-Face)Jen Mehlberg
EDU8114 Roles and Responsibilities of the Lutheran Early Childhood Educator (Face-to-Face)Cindy Holman
EDU9109 Bible Storytelling in EC (Face-to-Face)Rachel Burgess
EDU9120 Fieldguide to Early Childhood DevelopmentJulie Sallquist
MUS8101 Music and Worship in ECE (Face-to-Face)Rachel Burgess
PED8101 Physical & Motor Dev (Face-to-Face)Dan Gawrisch

Fall 2025

EDU8102 Operation & Management of ECERachel Burgess
EDU8105 Encouraging Literacy DevelopmentMollie Benjamin / Cheryl Loomis
EDU8106 Play and Learning Experiences Marjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU8112 Health & Safety in ECMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU9105 Early Childhood Basics IJulie Sallquist
EDU9106 Early Childhood Basics IIJulie Sallquist
EDU9107 Early Childhood Basics IIIJulie Sallquist
EDU9109 Bible Storytelling in Early ChildhoodCheryl Loomis / Jen Mehlberg / Shawna Mehlberg
THE8112 The Role of ECE in Mission Outreach Michael Otterstatter
THE9105 Old Testament Bible LessonsBrandon Steenbock
THE9534 Grounded in ScripturePaul Ziemer

Spring 2026

EDU8101 Intellectual, Social, & Emotional DevelopmentJulie Sallquist
EDU8103 Developing Home and School RelationshipsCheryl Loomis / Mollie Benjamin
EDU8113 Asmt of Young ChildrenRachel Burgess
EDU8114 Roles & Resp of EC EducatorCindy Holman
EDU9105 Early Childhood Basics IMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU9106 Early Childhood Basics IIMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU9107 Early Childhood Basics IIIMarjorie “Peggy” Witt
EDU9111 Early Childhood PhilosophyCheryl Loomis
MUS8101 Music and Worship in ECERachel Burgess
THE8112 The Role of ECE in Mission OutreachMichael Otterstatter
THE9106 New Testament Bible LessonsKristi Meyer
THE9534 Grounded in ScripturePaul Ziemer

Summer 2026

EDU8108 Preprimary Curr I (Face-to-Face)Jen Mehlberg
EDU8109 Preprimary Curr II (Face-to-Face)Jen Mehlberg
EDU8114 Roles and Responsibilities of the Lutheran Early Childhood Educator (Face-to-Face)Cindy Holman
EDU9109 Bible Storytelling in EC (Face-to-Face)Cheryl Loomis / Jen Mehlberg / Shawna Mehlberg
EDU9120 Fieldguide to Early Childhood Development Julie Sallquist
MUS8101 Music and Worship in ECE (Face-to-Face)Rachel Burgess
PED8101 Physical & Motor Dev (Face-to-Face)Dan Gawrisch