The Early Childhood Family Education, also known as ECFE, is a public school program for the District 77 families with children up to kindergarten level. It provides parenting information and children's activities through a variety of programs. The Early Childhood Family Education s specific classes are offered during the daytime and evening hours for newborn children up to 5 years. Additionally, it offers scholarship and transportation services for families. The Early Childhood Family Education is offered by the Community Education and Recreation Department of Mankato Area Public Schools, which maintains its location in Mankato, Minn.