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Welcome to Community Education!

Community Education is a unique education concept that embraces these beliefs:

  • Education is a lifelong process;
  • Everyone in the community - individuals, businesses, public and private agencies -- shares responsibility for educating all members of the community; and
  • Citizens have a right and a responsibility to be involved in determining community needs, identifying community resources, and linking those needs and resources to their community.

Community Education results in:

  • A responsive education system and an improved learning climate in the schools;
  • Efficient and cost-effective ways of delivering education and community services;
  • Broad-based community support for schools and other community agencies;
  • An emphasis on special populations, such as at-risk youth and minorities; and
  • Collective action among all educational and community agencies to address quality of life issues. 

Working together - through Community Education - communities can address such concerns as: child care and extended day care programs; senior citizen services; student achievement and school effectiveness; community pride and support for schools; unemployment/underemployment; literacy/diploma and degree completion; community economic development; and many other community ideas. 


This information was provided by the Minnesota Community Education Association which can be seen at


Upcoming Events

Youth and Adult Spring and Summer Classes and Activities Online Registration
Open and on-going

• Outdoor youth sports camps begin June 8
• Indoor youth sports camps begin June 22
• Indoor youth enrichment classes begin week of July 6
• Swimming Lessons begin week of July 6

Skoolie Family Fun Nights
Every weeknight, Monday-Thursday from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.  July 6 - August 13

Mondays: Royal Oak Elementary
Tuesdays: Newport Elementary
Wednesdays: Pullman Elementary
Thursdays: Armstrong Elementary


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