Adult & Community Education
Community Education is an organized effort to improve the quality of life in the community through education. It is a philosophy holding that education is for everyone, that education is life long, goes on at all times, and that education happens everywhere. Anyone can attend our Community Education classes since you do not have to live in JISD to attend. Come join a class. You will enjoy the class and be enriched too. Click on the Quick Link below and the Community Education button to see a list of classes.
Directions to Adult & Community Education & Adventure Club Office
The office is located on the Judson Middle School Campus at 9695 Schaefer Rd., Converse, TX. in the B building Take the driveway by the softball diamonds and drive to the back of Building B where you will see the"Adult & Community Education" sign above our double doors. For additional information, please call 210-619-0426.
Local and Online Courses
Classroom courses taught by our instructors
Online courses that are either instructor led or self-paced
Online self-paced courses in many career fields
Adventure Club After School Program
The Adventure Club is a program that includes quiet time for homework time or reading, stimulating games, character and leadership building activities, behavioral and etiquette skills, science centers, storytelling, music, art and crafts, board games physical activities like games and much, much, more.
For your quick reference, the tuition for each month is listed below. Non-Title I schools: Copperfield, Coronado, Olympia & Rolling Meadows, ONLY will pay an additional $10 per month per child for snack for a total monthly fee of $145..
Community Education Course Proposal
Judson Adult & Community Education wants to offer a wide variety of enriching classes to community members. If you would like to offer a community education class, please complete the Community Education Course Proposal and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are currently searching for a Country Western Dance Instructor and other instructors. If you have questions about offering classes, call Diana Hanz at 210-619-0427.
Friday Nite Live (FNL) 2014 - 2015 for Ages 6-12
Kidz Night Out -- Parents Night Off!
Kids bring your friends and enjoy Friday nights full of exciting activities & entertainment! Events can include a live disc jockey, numerous sports, dancing, tournaments, contests, celebrity appearances, crafts, face painting booth, educational demonstrations, prizes, give-aways, etc. Each Friday Nite Live will have a new & exciting theme to delight our Kidz! Parents can have “peace or mind” knowing their children are having fun in a safe and secure environment. A uniformed police officer is on site plus trained staff to facilitate the activities. Parents must complete the free registration form with contact information and read Rules & Regulations. Parents must sign their child in and sign them out. Concessions (pizza, nachos, popcorn, soda, sports drinks, water, chips, pickles, fruit snacks, slim jims, candy, etc.) are available for a small charge. Concession tickets can be purchased at the door. Any concession tickets not used can be used at the next Friday Nite Live.
Meets Fridays Sept. 5, 2014-May 29, 2015.
Does not meet on school holidays. Check the monthly Friday Night Live calendar & schedule at www.FridayNiteLive.com
Hours: 7:00-10:30 p.m. (late pickup fee $5)
Rolling Meadows Elementary
Admission: $10 per child (cash or credit cards)
Registration form in left column can be printed and completed prior to attending Friday Nite Live.
Texas Community Education Association (TCEA)
JISD is a member of the Texas Community Education Association. To become a member or learn more, contact Diana Hanz, TCEA President at email@example.com. Visit the Texas Community Education website at www.TCEA.org.
GED and ESL Preparation Classes - Choose Your Future!
Do you need to learn English? Morning and evening ESL classes are available during the fall and spring semesters. Both GED and ESL registration and classes are held in the Judson Educational Community Complex (formerly old Converse Elementary). Classes meet in the Annex building located at 102 School Street, Converse, TX 78109 (corner of FM 78 & FM 1516). Mandatory registration is held at the beginning of the fall semester and again at the beginning of the spring semester. You must attend one of these registrations to be able to attend the classes.
Are you stuck in a job that won't allow you to climb the ladder of success? Get a GED and you will see how many doors will open for you. You are never too old to earn your education. Check the column to the left and download the latest schedule for mandatory class registration dates and class dates. A graduation ceremony is held in May for successful candidates that earned their GED and tested at our JISD GED Testing Facility.
In the preparation classes, we provide pathways to reach your goals:
- Quality Instruction in ESL, Refresher Skills, GED, College Prep, etc.
- Computer Skills
- Career & College Readiness
- In-Class Practice Tests
- Annual formal GED Graduation Ceremony for studenst that have successfully passed the GED Exam
- Time in Class
- Transportation to the Class
- Basic School Supplies (Pen, Pencil, & Paper)
These classes are provided to you courtesy of Education Service Center - Region 20 and Judson Adult and Community Education Department.
TGA Premier Junior Golf Classes
If your child is enrolled in the Tee it up with TGA Premier Junior Golf classes at Rolling Meadows, Olympia or Coronado a parent or guardian must complete the TGA Partipant Information and Waiver Form listed under downloads in the left column. The form must be completed and given to the TGA instructor at the campus. Parents must sign out their child when picking them up after the class ends.