• cec wheel What is Community Education?
    Community Education is a philosophy of life-long learning that engages schools, families and the broader community in a process designed to establish and meet educational and community goals.


    The mission of Community Education is to create and support a nurturing educational environment through which children, families and other neighborhood residents will experience success.



    • To improve student academic achievement.
    • To integrate classroom and community learning experiences.
    • To provide life-long learning experiences.
    • To engage parents and community members in identifying needs, setting priorities and solving problems.
    • To coordinate and sponsor public and private sector activities and services that meet community identified needs for health, safety, social, cultural, vocational, recreational, governmental, or other services.
    • To stabilize and improve neighborhoods.