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Gather. Discover. Grow.

Gather. Discover. Grow.

Our Community Education program offers lifelong opportunities for learners of all ages to gather, discover and grow!

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Discover the Power of Early Childhood Family Education!

Are you a parent looking for guidance and support during the crucial early years of your child's development? Look no further than Early Childhood Family Education!  ECFE is a unique program designed to provide parents with valuable resources, parenting information, and support networks to navigate the joys and challenges of raising young children.

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Explore, Adventure, and Learn with Community Education's Experiential Learning!

Have you ever wanted to try something new and exciting? Community Education's Experiential Learning program offers a wide range of outdoor activities designed to challenge you, teach new skills, and provide unforgettable experiences. From rock climbing to kayaking, we've got something for everyone!

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Unlock Your Child's Potential with Community Education's Youth Enrichment Classes!

Are you looking for fun and educational activities to keep your child engaged and inspired? Look no further! Community Education's Youth Enrichment classes offer a variety of exciting opportunities for kids to explore new interests, develop skills, and make new friends.

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Ready, Set, Drive! Enroll in Community Education's Drivers Education Classes

Are you or your loved ones ready to hit the road with confidence? Community Education offers comprehensive Drivers Education classes designed for new drivers, experienced drivers, and seniors looking to refresh their skills. Our expert instructors and flexible programs ensure a top-notch learning experience for all

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Join Us for Daytime Adventures with Community Education!

Ready to explore, learn, and have fun? Community Education invites you to embark on our exciting Daytime Adventures! Whether you love the arts, nature, or local history, we have a trip for you. Discover the best of Minnesota with our fantastic outings!

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Elevate Your Career with Community Education’s Professional Development Programs!

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Community Education offers over 35 online certificate programs designed to help you advance in your professional journey. Our flexible and comprehensive courses cater to various fields, ensuring you gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today's competitive job market.

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Become Your Best Self with Community Education’s Adult Enrichment Classes!

Are you ready to enhance your skills, simplify your life, and achieve your goals? Community Education’s Adult Enrichment classes offer the perfect opportunity to do just that! Our latest offerings are designed to help you become your best self. Check out some of the exciting courses we have offered in the past.  We invite you to look at what classes are running now!

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Elevate Your Well-Being with Community Education’s Adult Health and Wellness Classes!

Are you looking to enhance your knowledge and skills for a healthier, happier life? Community Education offers a range of Adult Health and Wellness classes designed to empower you with the tools you need to thrive. Our educational and skill-building courses cover everything from physical fitness to mental well-being.

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Get Fit and Have Fun with Community Education’s Adult Fitness Classes!

Ready to boost your fitness and have a blast? Community Education’s Adult Fitness classes offer a variety of fun and energizing activities to keep you moving and motivated. Whether you’re looking to learn a new sport, dance off the calories, or join a team, we’ve got something for everyone. Check out some of our exciting offerings!

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The early childhood years from birth to the start of kindergarten are an important time of rapid learning and growth. Screening is a quick, no-cost check to identify possible health or developmental concerns in young children who may need a health assessment, mental health assessment or educational evaluation.

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Tiger Cub Child Care is excited to serve the Albert Lea Area Schools’ staff, family, and surrounding community. We will provide an environment that encourages adventure, creativity, healthy self concepts, respect for others, responsible behavior and positive attitudes. We look forward to providing quality child care in the Albert Lea area for years to come. We are open from August to May and follow the Albert Lea school district calendar. 

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Albert Lea Adult Education offers free beginning, intermediate, and advanced English Language Learning classes for adults whose native language is not English. Classes are designed to help adults improve their English skills in speaking, listening, reading, grammar, and writing.

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Albert Lea Adult Education Center offers free classes for students to prepare and pass the 4 GED subject exams which include Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

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