Community Education


    The fall semester begins Monday, October 2, 2017.  Catalogs will be mailed out to the community (and posted here) on or about the second week of September.  Evening classes will not be in session when school is closed for a holiday or a snow day.  There are no summer Community Education classes.  Summer classes and swim lessons are offered through Alden Recreation.  Please call their office at 937-7393 for more information.

    Scheduled holidays for the semester are: October 9 - Columbus Day, November 10 - Veteran's Day Observance and November 23-24 - Thanksgiving Recess.  If it should be necessary to close because of inclement weather, the announcement will be made over WBEN and WGR radio stations.  You will not be notified individually if school is unexpectedly closed.

    Register by completing the ALDEN COMMUNITY REGISTRATION FORM.
    Register by mail or in person at the High School Office, Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 3:00 pm.  If registering by mail, please enclose a check or money order with your completed registration form.  Please write a separate check for each course.  Registration forms may be duplicated.  Make checks payable to Alden Community Education.

    Mail to:
    Alden Community Education
    High School Office
    13190 Park Street
    Alden, NY 14004

    Evening walk-in registration will be held on Wednesday, September 27 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the High School (near the front entrance). Please enter at "Door B."

    If registering in person, course fees must be paid at that time.  You may pay by cash, check or money order.  If paying by check, please write a separate check for each course.  Sorry, no telephone registration will be accepted.  We do not accept credit cards.

    Course cancellations:  A minimum number of students will be required for each class.  If your course is canceled due to insufficient registration, you will receive notification by mail or telephone and a refund will be mailed to you  If you have registered for a course, please report to the course as scheduled.  No notification of confirmation will be sent.  You will not be called unless your course is canceled or to advise you of any changes.  You may call the office if you wish to confirm your registration.


    Withdrawals/Refunds:  No fees will be refunded for any reason, unless a course is canceled.

    Materials:  Students are responsible for the cost of materials where they are required.  Lab/material fees are payable to the instructor on the first night of the course.  Please do not enclose material fee with your registration unless noted.

    Unless otherwise noted, all courses meet during the evening and in the High School.

    For additional information please call:

    Lynn Koelbl
    (716) 937-9116, 4124


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