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Community Education

For more information on Community Education events or to suggest ideas, contact:

Cecilia Adams
Harlan County Community Education Director
251 Ball Park Rd.
Harlan, KY 40831
606-573-4330 ext. 2061

Walking Club
The Harlan County Walking Club hours for this school year will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on the indoor track at Harlan County High School.  Membership is free and open to the public.  All ages are welcome to walk or jog at their own pace.  For more information, contact Cecilia Adams, Harlan County Community Education Director, at 573-4330 ext. 2061

What is Community Education?
Community Education is a powerful concept that acknowledges that learning is dynamic and changing, occurs in many forms, and is a lifelong requirement for human development. It is a way of thinking about and organizing public schools for individual and community development. Click HERE to read more!

Service Learning Projects
- The Harlan County High School Life Skills class and Family, Career, & Community Leaders of America Club recently completed a service-learning project to improve children’s literacy.  After studying a unit on child development in Ms. Tammy Nance’s class, students compiled 300 “Read to Your Baby” literacy packets.
- Wallins students’ project offers Harlan County wildlife stories, photos

Reading Buddies
The Harlan County Reading Buddies program recruits community volunteers to read one-on-one with first, second, and third grade students at James A. Cawood Elementary School, Rosspoint Elementary School, and Cumberland Elementary School.  Reading sessions are 20 minutes long, twice a month.  Volunteers are needed at all 3 locations!  To volunteer, please read the informational letter and complete the sign-up form.