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Community Education

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Community Education Advisory Council is looking for members! Interested in learning more about what's going on in the community? Would you like to be involved in a group that supports education from our youngest learners to adult enrichment classes? Then we would like to hear from you! The CEAC meets five times during the school year. During a typical meeting you may hear from leaders from local non-profits or businesses and be informed, as well as asked for your input, on Community Ed offerings. Please call 952-681-6103.

Early Learning

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is based on the idea that parents provide their child's first and most significant learning environment and parents are the children's first and most enduring teachers.
ECFE works to support you as a parent/caregiver and to strengthen and empower families.  The goal is to enhance the ability of all parents and other family members to provide the best possible environments for their child's learning and development.
Click to visit the ECFE class page.
Click to View Winter/Spring 2020 Catalog
Click to View Summer 2020 Catalog


Bloomington Preschool is committed to preparing your child for success in kindergarten and beyond!
Starting preschool is an exciting milestone in your child's life.  Our licensed teachers set up classrooms to help children discover a love for learning while working on social emotional skills that will help get them ready for lifelong learning.

Bloomington Preschool classes are for 3 and 4 year-olds.  Children have both large and small group learning experiences in literacy, writing, math, music, art, and science.

Click for Preschool for Four's classes.

Click for Preschool for Three's classes.

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Kids' SAFARI is a before and after school program, as well as non-school day care, offered for children in kindergarten through grade 5.  The focus of the program is on school-age childcare and enrichment opportunities designed to meet the changing needs of children and families.  Kids' SAFARI is located at all Bloomington Public School elementary buildings.  For more information, please visit our website at www.kidssafari.org.



Early Learners Academy is a quality childcare program designed to meet the needs of families who desire an all day early education experience for their three to five-year-old children. ELA is housed within three award-winning elementary schools in Bloomington with high-qualified instructors whose focus is to prepare children for kindergarten.  For more information click here.

Bloomington Community Education Youth, Adult, & Swim Classes are cancelled until further notice

To help mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus, Bloomington Community Education Swim, Youth, and Adult Enrichment classes are cancelled.  This includes after school youth enrichment classes.  We encourage you to continue to sign up for Spring 2020 classes and SLAM Summer 2020 camps.  Thank you for your support of Bloomington Community Education.

Youth Enrichment

This program offers a variety of summer, school- year and evening enrichment, education and recreation opportunities for children of all ages.  Programs are available on an on-going basis at a variety of school locations throughout the district. Registration is open!

Click to View Winter/Spring 2020 Catalog


SLAM

SLAM is Bloomington Community Education's Summer camp program.  We offer over 100 week long camps from June to August.  Registration is open!


Adult Enrichment

Adult Enrichment classes are designed with adults in mind.  Classes are taught by professionals and members of the community who have a passion and expertise in a subject. Registration is now open!

Click to View Winter/Spring 2020 Catalog


Aquatics

Bloomington Community Education has been offering youth and adult swim classes for over 30 years.  Bloomington Swim is proud to be a Local Partner of the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash program, which is dedicated to providing the opportunity for every child to learn how to swim. Registration is now open!

Click to View  Winter/Spring 2020 Catalog


Driver's Education

Bloomington Community Education offers two options for Driver's Education classes.  Option One is a package of Classroom Instruction and Behind the Wheel.  Option Two is Behind the Wheel only.   The Spring 2020 class schedule is now posted.


Click to View Class Schedule for Spring 2020


Attention:

Learning Exchange is cancelling all classes until further notice.  Please check our website for more information.

www.bloomingtonschools.org


Learning Exchange

Click on the photo to the right to view the 2020 spring/summer catalog.
Click here for directions to Learning Exchange spring/summer 2020 classes.





Bloomington Community Education

2575 W. 88th Street, Suite 200

Bloomington, MN 55431

952-681-6100

Hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm