Whatever life step you are about to take, make Hastings Community Education your first step.  Whether you’re facing a new challenge, pursuing a passion, seizing an opportunity, building a family or shaping a career, we can make it easier and more enjoyable.  For 40 years, we’ve helped Hastings grow, with community-based programs that are convenient, close at hand and cost effective.  Contact us at 651-480-7670, fax 651-480-7680.  Find staff contact information by clicking on About (above).


Happy Holidays from everyone at Hastings Community Education!

Tilden Community Center/Community Education Holiday Hours: Tilden and Community Education programs will be CLOSED on December 24, 25 and 26.  Kids’ Campus will be in session on Friday, December 26.  Tilden and Community Education programs are OPEN on December 29 and 30 and January 2.  We are CLOSED on December 31 and January 1.  Walking Track Hours: The Walking Track at Hastings High School will be CLOSED on December 24, 25, 31 and January 1.

New and Noteworthy

  • Welcome to our two new Community Education Coordinators!  Sara Lawrence has joined the staff as Youth Development Coordinator, replacing Abby Beytien-Carlson who has taken a position with Richfield Community education.  Angie McGinnis will be taking over as Early Learning Programs Coordinator for Michelle Thompson, who is retiring January 30.
  •  Thanks to writer Jane Lightbourn at the Hastings Star Gazette for this article about how the inmates at the Dakota County Jail participated in the Tilden Stocking Project.

  • Watch for the Winter-Spring catalog to be delivered to your mailbox the week of December 29.

  • Unity Through Community is Hastings Community Education’s monthly feature on Hastings Cable Channel 14.  The show provides information about Community Education and upcoming community activities.  It airs daily at 11 am and 7 pm.  Click here for the latest show.

  • Click the catalog image below to browse courses and offerings in a flip catalog (or choose this PDF version) — or click here to register online!

  • Click here to request distribution of flyers in the Hastings elementary schools.Hastings Comm Ed
  • Thank you to the United Way of Hastings for their generous grants to our Adults With Disabilities and Little Learner Scholarship Programs!

Click here for a PDF version of the Winter-Spring 2015 Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) newsletter.
Click the image below for the ‘flip version’ of the ECFE newsletter.

ECFE classes are nearly full, please call to register:  651-480-7670.

Click here for a PDF version of the Winter-Spring 2015 Community Education full catalog.
Click the image below for the ‘flip version’ of the same catalog.

WS-15 Cover

ECFE WS15 cover

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