About Hastings Community Education


Hastings Community Education is a department of the Hastings Public Schools, encompassing over 170 square miles, geographically one of the largest school districts in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. We serve citizens living in Hastings, Hampton, Hastings, Miesville, New Trier, and Vermillion, and portions of Denmark, Douglas, Hampton, Marshan, Nininger, Ravenna, and Vermillion townships with a lifetime of learning, locally grown.

Our Beliefs

  • That Community Education is for everyone at every stage of life
  • That participation in Community Education should be easy for everyone
  • That Community Education should be embrace diversity and be inclusive
  • That Community Education can happen anywhere
  • That Community Education should be responsive to the ever changing needs of the community
  • That Community Education should be a bridge between K-12 and the community
  • That collaboration is essential to our community.


Tilden Community Center
310 River Street
Hastings, MN 55033
651-480-7670 Main Registrar Office
651-480-7680 Fax

Office Hours:
M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (school year)
M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (summer)


  • DISTRIBUTION OF FLYERS through the Friday Folders in the elementary schools. Click GUIDELINES & REQUEST FORM to request distribution of flyers in the Hastings elementary schools.
  • FUNDRAISER for “Invest in a Student”: This money is made available to help families who enroll their child in an enrichment class that they may not have been able to without the support of Invest in a Student. To learn more, contact either  Nick Jacobs at 651-480-7673.
  • INCLEMENT WEATHER: Please check the Home Page of our site below the program area buttons for a message about inclement weather and how classes may/may not be affected.
  • SCHOOL UPDATES: Please see the link to a video Hastings Public Schools Superintendent Collins would like to share regarding the district’s financial picture and plan for the 2015-16 school year. See http://youtu.be/nnfgkCcKuXE
  • UNITY THROUGH COMMUNITY is Hastings Community Education’s monthly feature on Hastings Cable Channel 14. It airs daily at 11 am and 7 pm. Click here for the latest show which features Early Learning Advisory Council Chair Kari Kasel and Early Childhood Coordinator Angie McGinnis sharing information about the upcoming Tilden Preschool Fundraiser!