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2020-2021 School Year

New Kids Korner Child Care Fees for Kindergarten - 4th grade students:

  • $50 per child non-refundable registration fee, $100 fee cap per family
  • $30 per child per week minimum charge
  • Before School Care: $5.00 per morning
  • After School Care: $8.00 per afternoon
  • Non-School Day: $22.00 per day (8 hours), hours over 8 will be billed at $3.50 per hour
  • Early Release Day $12.00

All fees are per child. Please see Parent Manual for more information.

A $30.00 per week per child minimum charge is assessed to each Kids Korner enrollment account. This minimum charge is in effect to cover all weeks where childcare services are not used before and/or after school or used less than 3 days per week. Vacations, holiday breaks, and illness are examples of child absences when the minimum charge will be assessed.

Inclement Weather Information:

School Cancellation - PreK to 4th Grade
When school is cancelled for the day because of weather before 6:00 am, Kids Korner will be open at 7:00 am - 4:30 pm at Woodson Kindergarten Center unless directed to close by the superintendent. If school is cancelled for the day after 6:00 am, Kids Korner will open at Individual School Sites 7:00 am-4:30 PM. School breakfast or lunch will not be provided. All announcements will be made through local media outlets and district portal system.

Late Start - PreK at Community Learning Center
If school has a delayed start time the CLC preschool will not hold classes for the morning, but afternoon classes will be held. Kids Korner at that site will be open at 7:00 am. If school is cancelled for the day after the site opens, Kids Korner will remain open until normal closing time unless directed to close by the superintendent. School lunch will not be provided if school is closed prior to lunch being served.

Late Start - Woodson & Elementary Sites
If school has a delayed start time, Kids Korner will be open at 6:15 am at Woodson Kindergarten Center and each elementary site. If school is cancelled for the day after the site opens, Kids Korner will remain open at each location until normal closing time unless directed to close by the superintendent. School lunch will not be provided if school is closed prior to lunch being served.

Early Dismissal (All Sites)
If school closes early because of weather, Kids Korner will be open at school dismissal time until normal closing time unless directed to close by the superintendent. School lunch will not be provided if students are released from school prior to lunch being served.

The documents listed below are for reference only. For questions regarding registration, please contact Julie Kerling at Julie.kerling@austin.k12.mn.us.

Permissions and Releases
Parent Manual
Medication Authorization Form
Billing and Payment
Billing Calendar (Traditional)

Remember, space is limited.

Child Care Rates ages 3 to Preschool 20-21 School Year:

  • Full Time (30-40 hours): $130 per week
  • Part Time (20-30 hours): $95 per week
  • Occasional (10-20 hours): $65 per week

Hours over maximum are billed at $3.50 per hour.

Contact Information

Kids Korner Coordinator
Teri Wermager
Kids Korner Coordinator
507-460-1704
teri.wermager@austin.k12.mn.us

Inclusion Specialist
Sarah Wermager
Inclusion Specialist
507-460-1714
sarah.wermager@austin.k12.mn.us

Billing and Registration
Julie Kerling
Billing and Registration
507-460-1706
julie.kerling@austin.k12.mn.us

Site Leads

Community Learning Center
Theresa Vokoun
507-460-1702
theresa.vokoun@austin.k12.mn.us

Woodson Kindergarten Center
Justice Tabor
507-460-1405
justice.tabor@austin.k12.mn.us

Banfield Elementary
Marilyn Koster and Pat Elit
507-460-1204
marilyn.koster@austin.k12.mn.us
pat.elit@austin.k12.mn.us

Neveln Elementary
Kristy Possin
507-460-1607
kristy.possin@austin.k12.mn.us

Southgate Elementary
Stephanie Maxfield
507-460-1304
stephanie.maxfield@austin.k12.mn.us

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