About Us

Welcome to Bloomington Early Learning Services, a four-star Parent-Aware rated program encompassing early childhood family education (ECFE), early childhood screening and preschool programming for three-year-olds and four-year-olds. Through these programs, we aim to ensure our youngest learners  have a strong foundation for lifelong learning. 

ECFE programming is offered at Pond Center and Southwood Center, with preschool classes offered at Pond, Southwood and all ten Bloomington elementary schools: Hillcrest Community School, Indian Mounds, Normandale Hills, Oak Grove, Olson, Poplar Bridge, Ridgeview, Valley View, Washburn, and Westwood. Early Childhood Screening takes place at Pond Center and is recommended to take place at age 3. 

Contact

952-681-6200 - English
952-681-6219 - Español
952-681-6269 - Soomaali

Pond Center
9600 3rd Ave Ave
Bloomington, MN 55420

Sarah Moline
Early Learning and Youth & Family Services Director
smoline1@isd271.org 

Sue Forster
Early Learning Services Manager
sforster@isd271.org

Dawn Steigauf
Pond Center School Board Ambassador
952-297-2365
dsteigauf@isd271.org

Tom Bennett
Southwood Center School Board Ambassador
612-991-6260
tbennett@isd271.org