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.
Cummunity and School Liasons Coordinator
Adry Stafford has been hired as the Community and School Liaisons Coordinator for District 518 Community Education. Adry has been a part of Community Education since 2015. The Community Connector and Family Liaison programs have merged into one department recently to form the Community & School Liaisons. Bilingual staff is available to help residents connect to resources available in the community and help families navigate the school system. As a Spanish speaker, Adry helps in many ways for the district. She helps with the registration of new students to the district, along with connecting parents with their students’ teachers and staff. We appreciate all that she helps District 518 Community Education, along with the entire district and community.
School Year: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Summer: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 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
Lay Yu Paw has been hired as the Interim Enrichment Program Coordinator for ISD 518 Community Education. She will be filling in until August __, 2022. Area residents may contact Lay Yu with any enrichment class or enrichment youth scholarship questions by calling 507-376-6105 or emailing email@example.com. Inside… District District Office COVID-19 Dashboard School District…
Adult Basic Education Coordinator Marty Olsen will be retiring on July 15, 2022. Marty has worked for the local ABE program for the last 17 ½ years, first as a teacher and then as the coordinator. We are grateful for the quality leadership that Marty has provided over the years. Congratulations Marty on your retirement! …
Community EDucation catalog
Community Education Departments
- Adult Basic Education
- Community and School Liaisons
- Community Education
- Early Childhood Family Education
- Enrichment Programs
- Nobles County Integration Collaborative
- Youth Development
News & Reports
- Jumping into enrichment opportunities through Community Education- The Globe, March 2021
- Community Education article in Globe March 2019
- Daily Globe article – Community Education catalog presents new trades classes
- Daily Globe article on Winter 2017 Enrichment Opportunities
- Achievement & Integration Report FY 16
- Community Ed serves more people than you think
- Daily Globe article about Forty Years of Community Education