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SoWashCo Community Education


SoWashCo Community Education is proud to serve our community by providing lifelong learning for all. Whether you're ready to learn a new skill, prepare your child for early learning or want to share your knowledge with the community, we're here for you. We serve Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, as well as, Afton, Denmark and Grey Cloud Island Townships. We are committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, equity, integrity and relationships.

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Community Education News

Early Learning News

From the time we learn that we are about to become a parent, most of us start to think about or wonder what our child will be like. We might develop a picture in our minds of who our children will be as they grow. We might wonder whom our child will take after, what they will like/dislike, and much more. The reality is that once our child has arrived, we might quickly learn that they are their own unique person. No two kids are exactly the same. As parents, one of the greatest gifts we can give our children is to embrace and encourage our child’s uniqueness. This of course is not nearly as easy as it sounds.

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Great Rivers International Day April 5 and 6

Stop by to support our students and learn about the different countries and cultures represented within South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools).

  • 10-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 5 at the District Program Center in Cottage Grove
  • 10-11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 6 at R.H. Stafford Library in Woodbury Central Park
Read More about Great Rivers Adult Education Consortium Hosts International Day, April 5 and 6

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