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Community Education is a unique educational concept that believes education is a lifelong process. Everyone in the community—individuals, businesses, public and private agencies—shares responsibility for the mission of educating all members of the community. Community Education serves as a connection to other agencies and activities by creating partnerships and opportunities for citizen involvement.

Possible class areas are:

Adult Basic Education / ESL Classes

  • Adult Basic Education
  • GED preparation

Adult General Interest

  • Driver Improvement Classes (55 Alive)
  • Arts, Crafts, Cooking & Sewing Classes
  • Computer Classes for Adults
  • Dog Obedience Classes
  • General Interest
  • Health & Fitness
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Evening Lap Swim
  • Open Swim
  • Yoga
  • Home Brewing

School Readiness

  • Preschool for children 4 preparing to enter Kindergarten next year.
  • School Readiness 3's program is a stepping stone to the 4's program.
    Both programs are 4 Star Parent Aware rated

ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education)

  • ECFE Dad and Me Classes
  • ECFE Family Events
  • ECFE Family Field trips
  • ECFE Non-Separating Classes Infants-5 Year Olds
  • ECFE Parent Only Classes
  • ECFE Separating Classes for Infants - 5 Year Olds


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Programs for Lifelong Learning
Community Education is an educational philosophy that stresses citizen involvement in the identification of community needs and interests. It is an idea based on the concept of lifelong learning. Community Education creates an environment that views education as anything that enhances life experience.

Vision Statement
Fosston Community Education programming supports positive development and global citizenship responding to the needs of all community members.

Acts as a central resource for school connectedness, community engagement and enhanced learning in a safe, supportive environment.

Facilitates active learning and life skills development from birth through adulthood.

Provides opportunities for community members to gain the necessary skills to become successful students, employees, parents, guardians, and contributing members of the Fosston and surrounding communities.​


Contact Information:
Dawn D. Bly
Director Of Community Education
dbly@isd601.org
Phone: 435-6335