Summer Care Registration begins Feb. 20

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, enrollment for summer care programs will open online. There are three programs to choose from. Summer Edventures (ages 3-5 years entering kindergarten) Summer Club Care (entering grades 1-5) Summer PULSE (entering grades 5-8) Programs offer age-appropriate summer opportunities for academic enrichment, social skills development, and active play. See the website for specifics or view the information flyer here. read more

National Community Education Day –Nov. 9

Governor Dayton has declared Thursday, November 9, 2017 as National Community Education Day. This day recognizes the coordination and cooperation of communities and school districts to provide programs and services to residents.  Thank you to all of the community residents, school staff, local business and all partners who help us bring Community Education programs and services to you. Happy National Community Education... read more

Just added! Parent/Child Painting Class

The creative folks from Block. Paper. Scissors. Crafts will be here to lead parent/child pairs in creating painted signs. Join us for a fun evening of creativity as a parent/child pair, each making their own sign. All supplies are included in this step-by-step class. You’ll choose how to stain and paint your art to make it truly unique. Register soon! Class fee is per couple. Children must be in kindergarten or above. Monday, October 23  6:30-8:00 PM $52 per pair   Family Learning Center Enroll online or call... read more

Introducing StormHawks Preschool

Eastern Carver County Schools Community Education Preschool is now “StormHawks Preschool.” Welcome future Chaska Hawks and Chanhassen Storm. We are excited to join you on your journey of exceptional, personalized learning. StormHawks Preschool information can be found here. read more

Grant award leads to healthy community connections

auburnIt is harvest time at Auburn Manor! Thanks to a “Neighborhood Health Connection” grant from Allina Health, the kinship project was started. Partnering with SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288 and Master Gardeners through the University of Minnesota Extension, Community Education place garden beds at Auburn Manor. Senior residents were able to plant, tend to, and harvest gardens this summer. Another community benefiting from the kinship program is the Riverview Terrace neighborhood. Residents in this neighborhood were able to attend trips to the Como Park Zoo and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. More about the kinship program and the community connections can be read in the Chaska Herald here. read more