Join the Community Conversation – April 16

Join us for a Community Conversation focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion in Eastern Carver County Schools. Families, students, district staff, and community members are welcome to attend: Community Conversation on equity, diversity & inclusion Tuesday, April 16 6:30-8:00 p.m. Clover Ridge Elementary Community engagement and dialogue is critical to ensure that equity in our schools is more than just a concept. We must listen better, understand more, and create school environments that respect all backgrounds and beliefs. You’re invited to join the conversation as the district continues to develop a more coordinated commitment to equity. As a district, we still have a lot of work to do in our journey to be more equitable and inclusive. We are committed to this work and believe that it will make us a better school district – a district that has a deeper respect, understanding and appreciation for diversity, and a district that embraces and fosters... read more

Celebrate summer in a neighborhood near you!

Join Community Education this summer for fun with friends and family, learning opportunities and a variety of activities. One afternoon each week, you will find us in the following neighborhoods: June 18-August 2 (no program during the week of July 4th) Brandondale – Mondays, 2:45 – 4:15 pm Carver Crossings – Tuesdays, 2:45 – 4:15 pm Riverview Terrace – Wednesdays, 2:45-4:15 pm Clover Ridge/Chaska Community Park – Thursdays, 2:45-4:15 pm   Need more information? Talk with an Intercultural Specialist or call Community Education at 952-556-6400. read more

Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! – Feb. 24

Join us for a morning of free family fun to celebrate reading and the arts! Saturday, February 24 9 am to Noon Chanhassen High School This year’s event features Douglas Wood, author-illustrator and accomplished musician and composer. Wood has written more than 30 books with over 2.5 million in print. Old Turtle is a famed international classic, and his What Grown-Ups Can’t Do books are kid favorites and New York Time bestsellers. Douglas Wood signs and performs on guitar, banjo, and mandolin, often appearing with his Wild Spirit Band. Today, he visits schools across the country, inspiring them to create and share their own stories. Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! is a community-wide celebration in support of literacy and the arts. The event integrates literacy and the arts in an imaginative and innovative way through activities, performances, and books by local authors.  The annual event is a partnership between Eastern Carver County Schools Community Education... read more