Community Education is an effective way to respond to the challenge of improving education at the international, national and local levels of society. It expands the traditional roles of public schools by creating relationships between home, school, and community.
Individuals enhance their lives and communities through Community Education, which provides opportunities for learning and collaboration. It impacts everyone from local community members, schools, government, families, neighbors, and the individual.
At the heart of Community Education is the ability for an individual and the entire community to become lifelong learners. Through Community Education, citizens can develop relationships and problem solving skills to conquer the diverse challenges facing our society.
The three components of Community Education:
The ten principles of Community Education:
Community Education Programs:
Florida Atlantic University's 2006-2013 Strategic Plan, is a comprehensive roadmap to guide FAU in achieving elevated performance and ranking in its key service areas. The current plan provides the FAU community with goals and strategies designed to align the day-to-day activities of all faculty and staff with the overall vision for the university.