Building Better Futures.

From newborns and young children, to school age youth, and on through adults of all ages, community members of all backgrounds connect through Community Education. Our programs and services bring knowledgeable instructors and coaches together with everyday people to explore new skills, develop new friendships, and improve quality of life. Whether you need to learn English, want to start a business, love to travel, or need some help with parenting, Community Education can help you Build a Better Future.

Update for Fall 2021

As some of you may know, we spent some time at Hoover Elementary this summer as Northrop was undergoing renovations. While our time at Hoover was amazing, we are happy to announce we have returned home to the Northrop building. Make sure to stop by and check out our new office space!

Boy holding up arts and craft image
Two children playing with glue sticks for an art project.
A small group of students on the playground.

Adult Literacy

Adult Literacy is a two-generation approach to building skills necessary for life success with opportunities offered for parents enrolled in Adult Literacy at Hawthorne and their children ages zero to five years old.

AwEA Enrichment

Adults with Exceptional Abilities offers adaptive classes and activities for adults with disabilities ages 18 years of age or older, from cooking and crafts to fitness and music.

Adult Enrichment

Adult Enrichment through Community Education offers adults 18 years of age and older the opportunity to learn new skills and make new connections. 

Preschool Enrichment

Preschool Enrichment Classes through Community Education offer something for all of our earliest learners from birth through 5 years old. Courses vary from one-time sessions as well as classes that meet regularly. 

Youth Enrichment

Youth Enrichment through Community Education provides opportunities for all students grades K-12.

Facility Reservations

Rent space for your next event or meeting in any of our 28 District sites.

Thinking about Preschool?

Preschool is all about wonderful new learning experiences that build skills for a lifetime. It is about turning everyday experiences and interactions into powerful opportunities of learning. Rochester Public School Preschool is a quality preschool program that respects the unique needs of each child.