Community Education

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 connections.

The Community Education Classes and Activities catalog is mailed to area residents quarterly and also available online. We hope you will find a class that interests you. To sign up for a class, please call 507-376-6105. Select link to register online.

The Fall 2019 Community Classes & Activities catalog was mailed on August 1, 2019.         

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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If District 518 cancels school for the day or releases students early for weather reasons, it is our policy to cancel all Community Education Enrichment, Early Childhood and Adult Basic Education classes and activities.  Call our office at 376-6105 or listen to the local radio stations for announcements.

News & Updates

  • Living Your Best Life Event - May 8, 2019

    This year’s “Living Your Best Life” event will include a presentation with keynote speaker, Angela Kennecke, Sioux Falls KELO television news anchor, held Wednesday, May 8 at the American Reformed Church, 1720 Burlington Avenue, 3 pm – 8 pm. Cost is $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Your $12 advance fee will allow you to join in multiple breakout sessions, visit local business and agency booths, register for door prizes and enjoy a light meal catered by On Q BBQ of Round Lake, MN. Keynote speaker, Angela Kennecke, will be speaking of the opioid epidemic’s effect on the family and her family funded charity, Emily’s Hope. Register in advance by calling the Community Education office at 507-376-6105 or online at

  • Fall 2018 PASS Classes Offered in Spanish and Karen

    Parents Advocating for Student Success (PASS) classes, designed to help parents become more familiar with the local school system and better understand the importance of their involvement in their child’s educational journey are being offered at West Learning Center, 117 11th Avenue, Worthington. To register, call Adry, ISD 518 Family Liaison, at (507) 370-3682. There is no cost to attend this program. Child care and transportation are available.
    Families of Prairie Elementary students:                               Families of Middle School students:
    Fridays, October 5 to November 30                                         
    Tuesdays, October 2 to November 13
    Karen 9:00 am – 10:30 am                                                           Spanish 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Spanish 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Las clases PASS (Padres a Favor del Éxito Académico), diseñadas para ayudar a los padres de familia a familiarizarse más con el sistema escolar local y entender mejor la importancia de su participación en la educación de sus hijos, se ofrecen en la escuela West Learning Center, 117 11th Avenue, Worthington. Para registrarse, llamen a Adry, Enlace Familiar para el Distrito Escolar 518, al (507) 370-3682. Este programa se ofrece sin costo. Hay cuidado de niños y transporte disponible.
    Familias de estudiantes en la Prairie Elementary:            Familias de estudiantes en la Middle School:
    Los viernes, 5 de Octubre a 30 de Noviembre                     Los Martes, 2 de Octubre a 30 de Noviembre
    En español de 11:00 am a 12:30 pm                                        En español de 11:00 am a 12:30 pm

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