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Summer Explorations
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 10.  REGISTER ONLINE BEGINNING MARCH 13 (using the link that will be provided on the front of the catalog). 

Summer Explorations is Needham's hottest summer program, with over 80 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 3-7 (no classes July 4), July 10-14, July 17-21 and July 24-28. 

There are classes in science, sports, cooking, fine and performing arts, math fun, creative writing, technology and more 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 the Broadmeadow School.

Questions?  Contact Amy Goldman, NCE Program Director, at or 781-455-0400 x214
Check out the catalog of NCE ELEMENTARY enrichment classes for the late winter and 
spring sessions! Classes are offered at each elementary school at the end of the school day. Preschool, evening, Saturday, and Early Release Day classes too!

All registrations will be taken online*, beginning Monday, January 9.  Use the link on the cover of the catalog (link goes live at 1AM). Prior to the link going active, you will not be able to view the registration page. 
Please note that we use a guest check-out system, so you DO NOT need to set up accounts for your children.
*Scholarship pricing is available for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch, but these registrations cannot be taken online.  Please contact NCE for assistance: 781-455-0400 x235. 

IMPORTANT: Your child may not attend their class until NCE has received the NCE Student Information Form , required once in the school year. You may submit the form before you register.

Please remember: There are no refunds for withdrawals once a registration has been completed. If NCE must cancel a class, you will receive a refund check from the Town of Needham in approximately 3 weeks.

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

Kindergarten (KASE)
Welcome KASE Families!    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.

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