COMMUNITY EDUCATION DIRECTOR:
Stacey Austing-Jacobson
320-256-6010
staceyaj@isd740.org

COMMUNITY EDUCATION ASSISTANT:
Holly Berscheit
320-256-5160 x 1021 hberscheit@isd740.org

MELROSE AREA
COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Strengthening the quality of lifelong learning
opportunities for citizens of all ages and abilities.

ELEYO: REGISTER FOR ALL COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS HERE
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SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAMS

All Programs can be found on Eleyo

Pacesetter Basketball Camp for students entering grades 1-8 in the fall of 2021.
To register for this camp visit the 
Pacesetter Basketball Camp site. Pacesetter Flyer

Elementary Gymnastics Flyer (May 2021)

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

Our preschool is designed to help prepare children for kindergarten in a play-based environment. Preschoolers work on fine motor skills, listening skills, social skills, and conflict resolution. We also help children learn to take care of their own basic needs.

Preschool Teachers
Patty Stordahl, 320-256-4254 
Mindy Arnzen, 320-256-5160 x 3428
Jennarae Barten, 3220-256-5160 x 4210

DUTCHMEN EXPLORERS' CLUB (Before & After School Care)
& PRESCHOOL WRAP AROUND

In the Dutchmen Explorers’ Club and our Preschool Wrap Around Program each child is a cherished and unique member of the team. Each child will be nurtured, kept safe and encouraged to pursue their own interests, develop friendships, independence and confidence. We offer the very best care, with lots of age-appropriate activities that help your child grow. Activities range from: field trips, gym time, group games, art projects, reading, math, choice time, toys and more!

EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION
320-256-6010


OTHER COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS

ESL (English as a Second Language) Learn English in Melrose

Location: Melrose High School Media Center, enter door 7

ESL classes are offered for adults that have basic educational needs. Free for anyone age 17 or over who is not presently enrolled in a K-12, school is welcome to enroll.

ABE/GED®

Location: Melrose High School Media Center, enter door 7

Flexible, self-paced, individualized instruction for reading, writing, and math skills, along with preparation for the GED®, Work Keys, Career Ready 101, and/or ACCUPLACER® tests.

Adult Literacy Volunteers Needed: Contact 320-762-3312 ext. 4285 or learn more about becoming an Adult Literacy Volunteer.

Transitioning to college or to the workforce? We can help!

ABE can help you prepare for college and will help you prepare for the ACCUPLACER test. If you are looking for work, we can help you build your resume. You can be proctored in two exams: certificate with WorkKeys, also known as NCRC (National Career and Readiness Certificate), which is a nationally recognized certificate, and computer skills with the NDLP (NorthStar Digital Literacy Project).

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