Infinite Campus: Parents - Staff - Students

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

You are invited our 40th Anniversary Open House

The District 518 Community Education staff and advisory council invite area residents to a 40th Anniversary Open House on Monday, November 17, 3:30-6:30 p.m.  Mini-programs will be given once every 45 minutes.  We hope you will join us for refreshments, entertainment, and reminiscing about the learning opportunities provided by Community Education over the last 40 years. 

Sign up now for Skype and Facetime Basics

You can learn how to video chat using Skype and Facetime.  Invite a friend to join you in expanding your technology skills.
November 17 -  6:30-8 p.m.
Facilitator: Erin Lorenz
Cost: $20, if preregistered. $25 for walk-ins.
For more information or to sign up, call 376-6105 or visit


Social Media Breakfast Club...It's not too late to sign up!

The Social Media Breakfast started on November 5, but individuals may still sign up. It will meet on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, November through April.  First Wednesdays at Ben Lees, third Wednesdays at MN West.  7:45-8:55 a.m. This program is co-sponsored by Worthington Chamber of Commerce, Worthington Regional Economic Development Corporation, MVTV, Nobles Cooperative Electric Operation Round-up, Southwest Initiative Foundation and RadioWorks.  Cost: $20. 


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, David Benson, Jill Cuperus, Rick Dalrymple, Jacoba Nagel, Gretchen O'Donnell, Scott Rosenberg, Maggie Sanchez, Kathy Solt and Rita VanderKooi.   We appreciate the individuals who volunteer their time to serve on our Advisory Council!

ISD 518 Early Childhood programs earn 4-Star Rating

The Early Childhood department recently earned at 4-Star Rating from Parents Aware for its School Readiness programs.  Congratulations to Early Childhood Coordinator Tara Thompson and the Early Childhood staff on this accomplishment.