Our mission is to enrich the lives of all community members by promoting citizen involvement and providing lifelong learning opportunities. Individual and family lives are enhanced through programs and activities that not only educate, but entertain, motivate and rejuvenate. Westonka Community Education and Services provides educational and recreational programs for students of all ages. Our program catalog is published three times per year (Fall, Winter and Summer). Catalogs are mailed to every Westonka District resident. If you are not a resident of the District, you may request a catalog by calling 952.491.8040.
Community education is an educational philosophy that stresses citizen involvement in the indentification 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. Thus, educational activities, enrichment classes, academic courses, public forums, Adult Basic Education (ABE), adults with disabilities programs, parenting, Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), youth development, recreation, extended day, senior programming, and training to secure employment are all defined as components of community education.