Community Education Features

  • 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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  • Community Hero.

    KIDS Club/WISE Guys manager Jane Tierney is featured as one of the Star Tribune's "Heroes of the Pandemic."

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  • Study Break!

    What makes a good study break? Take a look at what some students did with their flexible learning schedules this Wednesday!

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