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Kindergarten (KASE)
For details see the KASE Program home page.

The Needham Public Schools Community Education Department is pleased to offer KASE for each elementary school. KASE, a fee based program, affords kindergarten children the opportunity to experience the best in fun by extending the 1/2 day kindergarten program with a 1/2 day KASE program.  The unit based KASE curriculum complements kindergarten and extends learning through an engaging array of hands on, enrichment explorations.
SUMMER  more >>
The NCE SUMMER EXPLORATIONS sneak peek is now available.  Check out the wonderful array of offerings for students entering grades 1-9.  The Summer Explorations catalog, with course details, will be online, emailed, and in schools on March 13.  Registration will begin at 8AM on Monday, March 16.  

Summer Explorations is Needham's hottest summer program, with over 60 exciting, engaging and affordable workshops for children entering grades 1-9.  The weeklong, half-day and full-day classes will run the weeks of July 6, July 13, July 20 and July 27. 

There are classes in science, sports, cooking, fine and performing arts, math fun, creative writing, and technology that will appeal to the inquisitive, active and creative child. All classes are taught by Needham Public Schools staff members and other trained education professionals.  The classes will be held at the High Rock School and at one, soon to be determined, elementary school.
Elementary Classes
Check out the¬†catalog¬†of¬†NCE ELEMENTARY¬†after-school and evening offerings for Session 3 (starting after the February break) and Session 4 (starting in the spring).  Registration begins at¬†8AM* on¬†January 12, in person at NCE, by fax, or by mail. ¬†(Please note: there is a limit of 4 non-family member registration forms for in-person registration on¬†January 12.)¬†The registration deadline is¬†Friday, January 30, or until classes fill.¬† Click¬†here¬†for a registration form.
Please check the class availability list.

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

*Registrations received before 8AM on Monday, January 12 will be processed at the end of the day on January 12.

NCE offers after-school Mandarin and French classes at your child's school.  The programs are presented by AlphaBest Education.  For more information and online registration, go to the AlphaBest website at  

Questions?  Contact Heather Alfonso of AlphaBest at 561-204-4655 or

NCE Office located at:
Emery Grover Admin. Building
1330 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
781-455-0400 x235
Fax 781-455-0417
Amy Goldman
NCE Elementary Program Director
781-455-0400 x214
KASE Office located at:
Needham Congregational Church
1154 Great Plain Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
781-559-3384, 3390
FAX 781-455-0417
Connie Leonard
NCE KASE Program Director
For Flex Spending Account Statement(s) or Billing Questions contact:
Jill Ash
781-455-0400 x235