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Community Education: Engage. Enrich. Inspire.

Mission Statement
The mission of District 518 Community Education is to engage people in lifelong learning; enrich lives through shared experiences; and inspire personal growth and community connectedness.

The Community Classes and Activities catalog gets mailed to area residents quarterly, but is also available online. We hope you will find a class that interests you. For more information or to sign up for a class, please call 507-376-6105.  If you would like to register online, click here to go to the Enrichment Programs page

Events and Announcements

  • Apply by Feb. 1 for the opportunity to attend the Citizen's Academy

    The Citizen's Academy will be facilitated by Captain Kevin Flynn of the Worthington Police Department.  Participants must be at least 18 years old.  Participants will learn about many aspects of law enforcement including: patrol procedures, use of force, narcotics, investigations, and the court system.  Participants will tour the Prairie Justice Center and those with good attendance, will be offered the opportunity to do a "ride along" with a local officer for a portion of the officer's actual shift. 

    To apply for selection for the Citizen's Academy go to: http://www.ci.worthington.mn.us/public-notice/2014/11/26/2014-citizens-academy-application-sign-now.  The application must be submitted to Prairie Justice Center by Feb. 1. Space is limited, preference will be given to individuals who live or work in Worthington, then residents of Nobles County.  Applicants with a known criminal record or persons who are the subject of any protective court order will not be considered.

    Dates: Tues., Feb. 17-Apr. 7  (8 wks.)
    Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
    Place: West Learning Center, Room 126
    Instructor: Captain Kevin Flynn
    Cost: FREE

     This program is co-sponsored by District 518 Community Education.

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CE Advisory Council

Community Education has an Advisory Council which meets every-other month to provide input to the staff on goals, program direction and activities. Advisory Council meetings will be held at 4 p.m. in the main Community Education office on the fourth Monday of every-other month. 

Community Education Advisory Council members include: Ethan Bates, Rahel Baza, David Benson, Rick Dalrymple, Jacoba Nagel, Gretchen O'Donnell, Scott Rosenberg, Kathy Solt and Rita VanderKooi.   We appreciate the individuals who volunteer their time to serve on our Advisory Council!