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Diane Phillips, Directory of Community EducationDistrict 128’s Community Education Program has been in existence since 1948. For 70 years, the program has been committed to providing life-long learning opportunities for the adults and youth of our community through affordable, high-quality programs. Partnering with local businesses and programs allows us to support our communities and offer classes the meet the ever-changing needs of our participants. 

We continue to share many classes with Stevenson High School's PREP program, Engineerin for Kids - Lake County and District 214’s Community Education Travel Program, which offers a great selection of all-inclusive travel opportunities. Our online partnerships with Ed@Go, UGotClass and CCI, make over 600 online courses and certificate programs available to you in many different content areas.

Your input is always welcome so that the D128 Community Education Program will continue to offer the best learning opportunities in the area.  We are 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