Welcome Messages

Diane Phillips, Directory of Community EducationDistrict 128’s Community Education Program has been providing lifelong learning opportunities to our residents and our surrounding communities for 69 years, and we are excited to share our course offerings with you. You will find a wide variety of classes for adults and youth that are offered in-house or online.

Many new courses are offered each term along with our regular offerings.  Be sure to check our website often for a list of updated class offerings.

The partnerships we have developed continue to add to the variety and number of classes that we are able to offer. District 214’s Community Education Travel Program offers travel opportunities - both one-day adventures and extended travel. We continue sharing classes with the Stevenson High School’s Patriot Education Program.  And we partner with many businesses and organizations within our district boundaries.

As always, your input is welcome so that the D128 Community Education Program will continue to meet the needs of our community.  Our program is always looking for new topics and instructors to share their expertise. Please contact our office if you have ideas you would like to suggest, or have an interested in teaching in our program. Take a minute to check out the classes that we are offering this semester. Try a class, and let us know what you think.

Diane Phillips, MBA, MA, CSBO
Director of Community Education
(847) 247-4577


Dr. Prentiss Lea, SuperintendentThank you for visiting our site to learn more about the exciting continuing education opportunities available through the District 128 Community Education Program. From expanding your knowledge of computers, languages and crafts, to the travel program, on-line courses, and classes for children and their parents, the Community Education Program truly offers something for everyone in our community of lifelong learners.

With a reputation for offering a high quality program with a broad array of course offerings taught by quality instructors, District 128's Community Education Program regularly enrolls students who from as far away as Chicago and Wisconsin.

Courses are held at both of our high school campuses, in locations throughout our community, and on-line in order to provide greater options for our increasingly busy adult community.

Please continue to visit the Community Education website to learn more about the exciting options for adult learners and their families. I hope that you take advantage of our many course offerings for this semester.

Dr. Prentiss G. Lea