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Needham Community Education offers high quality, reasonably priced classes and programs for the greater Needham community. Each year, NCE responds to your interests with over 500 class offerings. Check out the many oportunities to stretch your mind and stretch your skills, and register today.

ADULT  more >>
Look for the Fall 2016 NCE Adult Ed Catalog  at the very end of August.

We have NEW¬†classes, POPULAR instructors returning, and dozens of FAVORITE classes!  Classes begin at the end of September or early October.  Many have enrollment limits ‚Äď so, avoid disappointment and register early!

Phone: 781-455-0400 x235
FAX: 781-455-0417
NCE Office: 1330 HighlandAve., First Floor

Check the list of filled and canceled before registering.

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Click here to learn about NCE's  summer programming for high school students, including the well-received COLLEGE TOURS, and the popular SAT & ACT PREP classes. Registration for the College Tours and SAT Prep classes begins April 1, in person at NCE, by fax or by mail. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. We hope that your high school student will join us for at least one of these worthwhile offerings!

Contact Mary Grace Summergrad, NCE Program Director, at 781-455-0400 x223 or with questions about the College Tours and SAT/ACT

What is your high school student doing this summer?  Do they hope to complete 30 hours of community service? The NCE SUMMER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM sends teams of students and a faculty leader to participate in weeklong volunteer activities in Boston the weeks of 7/18 and 7/25.  Each program is approximately 6-7 hours a day, including travel time. Specific hours will be determined closer to the start date. Registration begins on April 4 (in person at NCE, by fax or by mail) and space is VERY limited. Click here for details and a registration form.

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NCE provides a wide range of high quality after school enrichment classes taught by middle school teachers and talented community members.  More information about our traditional 6 to 8 week long programs scheduled for the fall will be sent out in September.

NEW this year is our ASAP (After School at Pollard) program.  This program, for grades 6 - 8, runs daily from 2:20 to 5:00pm.  ASAP provides the scheduling flexibility families need.  You can sign up for just one day or every day through the school year.  Like our NCE classes, ASAP is designed to give s tudents a chance to connect and learn beyond the classroom in a fun, engaging and relaxing enviroment.  See our Pre-registration form for more information.

For more information on any of these programs contact NCE Middle School Program Director, Chris DiCecca at 781-455-0400 x222 or

The sneak peek of NCE ELEMENTARY enrichment class offerings for Session 1 (beginning early October) will be online and emailed on August 29.  Classes are offered at each elementary school at the end of the school day.  Evening classes too!  

The Session 1 NCE ELEMENTARY catalog, with class descriptions and pricing, will be online and emailed on September 9. 

Questions?  Contact Amy Goldman, NCE Program Director, at or 781-455-0400 x214

Information will be comng soon for 2016-2017 in coming Kindergarten Families.

Questions about KASE, days of registration, and the program can be directed to Connie Leonard at 781-559-3384.
Questions about KASE billing can be directed to Jill Ash at 781-455-0400 x235

Offices located at:
Emery Grover Admin. Building
1330 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
781-455-0400 x235
Fax 781-455-0417

HOURS: 8:00 - 4:00
Jill Ash
NCE Marketing & Registration Manager
781-455-0400 x235
Deb Tormey
NCE Accounting
781-455-0400 x220