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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

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Winter Classes & Activities Catalog has been mailed...

The winter quarter catalog as been mailed to area residents.  Class opportunities are available online as well.  Check out the many local opportunities available this winter in the catalog or on our website.  District 518 does offer gift certificates, so please consider giving the gift of education this year. 


New this quarter - Music Explorers

We are excited to partner with Molly Bishop, a Board Certified Music Therapist.  She will be offering a 6-week music and movement class for an adult and child (age 6 months to 5 years) to attend together.  Classes focus on developmental skills for young learner.  Participants will learn new songs, enjoy time together and take home tips for using music at home. Enrollment fee is $55/pair.

Classes are held Wednesday mornings, January 14 through February 18, 9:00-9:45 a.m. at the West Learning Center in room 126.  Call now to sign up for this fun opportunity to discover music together: 507-376-6105.

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!

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.