Medicine Wheel Early Learning Centre

Our Preschool and Kindergarten program is Aboriginal and Métis focused and build on language, academics, social development and school preparation with a strong music and cultural theme for children aged 3-6 years old.

For more information, please contact us at:


Valley View School

4105 26 Ave SE

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The Mission

The Medicine Wheel Early Learning Centre’s mission is to support and incorporate a balanced approach to early learning and life-long healthy growth.  Medicine Wheel Early Learning Centre is sponsored by Métis Calgary Family Services in conjunction with Calgary Board of Education in their Kindergarten Program.
Medicine Wheel Early Learning Preschool and Kindergarten focus on academics, respected cultural teachers, Cree/Michif languages, Drumming and Dance, Age appropriate activities with a developmental focus, Ages and Stages questionnaires, Parent Support and Resources, Parent and Family Guided Workshops, Family and Schools Together Program, Parent Advisory Council, Cultural Ceremonies as well as a Parent Liaison Home Visitation component.

Cultural Classroom Supports:  Jigging, Michif language preservation, traditional drumming, oral storytelling, Cree language preservation, Elders weekly visits in the classroom. Staff are trained in: Ages & Stages, Triple P Level 2 Seminars/ Level 3 Discussion Groups, Level 4 Standard & Standard Teen, Level 4 Group / Level 5 Enhanced & Pathways/ Stepping Stones.

The Medicine Wheel Early Learning Programs operate out of Valley View School located at 4105, 26 Ave SE.  Children attend Monday-Thursday.

If you would like to be an active participant in your child’s learning and wish to share in their healthy development with Medicine Wheel early Learning Centre please contact us for more information.

An Aboriginal Elder instructing a young child