Community Education Features

  • Math + Friends = Morning Math Team

    Meg Schlukebier of Valley View and Aaron Bucko of South View each lead their own middle school Math Team and compete in year-round competitions.

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  • Making Connections Inside and Outside the Classroom

    Deb Roberts and Linda Stotts have been teaching Parent Education at the Early Learning Center for more than 25 years combined and have helped many generations of Edina parents.

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  • Back to School Supplies for Edina Students

    The Edina Resource Center is partnering with VEAP for the 4th consecutive year to get backpacks and supplies for students in the district.

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  • Teaching the Next Generation of Strong Women

    Kristin Biwan has been coaching the Edina Dance Team since 2011 and uses her national and world dance experience to teach the next generation of Edina dancers.

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  • Highlights from an Exciting Summer

    Whether it’s invitations to birthday parties, leaving water bottles, wearing tissue boxes as shoes, or not liking Peppa Pig Band-Aid, the job of a Summer Rec Leader is never boring. Hear from our Rec Leaders about the best and most challenging parts of their summer working for Community Ed.

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  • A Teacher First and Musician Second

    Kyrsten Darby is the district-wide 5th grade orchestra teacher for Edina Public Schools and has been the introduction point for many Edina orchestra students since 2010.

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  • You Are Loved and Belong Here

    Alaina Zapata teaches all day preschool at the Early Learning Center and is looking forward to having a full day with her students to build strong and lasting relationships.

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  • A Space for Every Occasion

    Edina Public Schools have five auditoriums that are open to students and the community for plays, musicals, concerts, dance recitals, elections, community events and more.

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  • A Job that Fills your Heart

    Our Kids Club Rec Leaders assist in afterschool care programming and plan and execute fun and creative daily activities. Find out what it takes to join this amazing and growing team.

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  • Teacher, Coach, and Summer Camp Extraordinaire

    Jon Buckley has been an Edina teacher since 2000 but has been leading camps since 1994 where he focuses on developing leadership and social skills in all his campers.

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  • The Enrichment Dream Team

    Kayla Maring and Annie Schilling have been working together on the Edina Community Ed Enrichment Team for the last year and a half together and have planned the unplannable.

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  • The Building Blocks of Our Community

    Brenda Libert has worked for the ELC for the last 22 years and has worked with over 2000 families.

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  • Be Yourself and Have Fun!

    Tiffany Gant has worked with Edina Public Schools for 3 years and is looking forward to a fun-filled summer with Kids Club!

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  • Get to Know this Summer's Rec Leaders

    This year we have 12 Summer Rec Leaders who are from the Edina Community, looking to help and lead your children through fun and engaging summer camps and courses.

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  • Summer Fun 2021

    Community Ed is back for summer 2021, with a full menu of programs that help keep kids safe and engaged while meeting the needs of busy families.

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  • Connecting Classroom Learning to the Real World

    As we navigate this fluid school year, some things remain constant: our community’s commitment to supporting our students, teachers and schools. Our community’s desire to connect with students. Our community’s interest in connecting classroom learning to the real world.

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  • Leadership Workshop: For Students, By Students

    “We are excited to share our experiences with younger students through this program. There is nothing more inspiring than planting a seed and watching it grow.”

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  • Early Childhood Screening: What is it?

    It’s not: An IQ test, a label, a diagnosis or placement test. It is: a quick, simple check of children’s health and development. Best of all: it's free!

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  • Writing to Create Community

    “For a lot of programs like music or sports, it's easy to find a community or people that share your interest. Writing isn't like that—it can be viewed as something solitary for a lot of kids.”

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  • Youth Leadership

    How can we create authentic opportunities for youth leadership? Our work this summer is getting noticed. Click to read the article from Ignite Afterschool Network.

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