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Brooklyn Center Community Education

Community Education promotes lifelong learning opportunities for each individual within the community by striving to maximize the use of all available resources to meet emerging social, educational, recreational and cultural needs. Under the Community Ed umbrella are these programs:
Adult Basic Education:
Call 763.433.4200
  • Literacy and Basic Skills Classes
  • GED Test Preparation
  • Adult ELL Classes
  • Family Literacy Referrals
Youth Programs
  • Leos Club
  • Saturday Elementary Basketball
Community Corner Family Resource Center
  • African Food Shelf
  • Community Health Outreach
  • Current Housing Information
  • Emergency Food Shelf
  • Family Advocate
  • GED Preparation
  • Parent / Child Classes for children ages 0-5
  • Prenatal Classes
  • Resources and Referrals
  • School Readiness Preschool Classes for children ages 3-5
  • Spanish Speaking Liaison
  • Tenant Training - Rights & Responsibilities
  • Volunteer Opportunities
School Age Childcare
  • Bright Start at Earle Brown Elementary provides affordable care before and after school hours beginning at 6:30am for children (PreK - 5th Grade) of working parents, including school release and school vacation periods. A variety of enriching activities are offered; designed and supervised by caring and trained professionals. Full and part time schedules are available.
21st Century Grant Programs - 763-561-2120 ext. 1117.
  • Jr. & Sr. High Tutoring
  • BCHS Media Center
  • Campfire Teens in Action
  • Brookdale Library Teen Sandbox
  • African Student Alliance
  • B-Boys & B-Girls Club
  • Summer Enrichment Programs
District Facilities Use - Go to the Home Page, click on Community and then Facilities for more information on requesting facilities.
  •  Reservation/Rental of Facilities for Community
  • Meetings and Events
Community Ed Advisory Council
  • Community volunteers comprise the council that meets regularly throughout the year to facilitate CE programs and events. Their aim is to create a learning environment for people of all ages.
  • Community Ed Director Patrice Howard 763-561-2120 ext. 1117
  • Community Corner 763-561-2481
  • Bright Start Childcare 763-450-3398
  • 21st Century Grant Program 763-561-2120 x2105