Albemarle Community Education Resumes Programming for Fall 2021

Registration is still open for many courses in Albemarle Community Education, which has resumed offering free and low-cost classes both online and in person. Non-credit courses in arts and crafts, personal enrichment, computers and technology, cooking and baking, driver safety, home and garden, and wellness are held at Albemarle High School, CATEC, McCormick Observatory, and various local businesses.

In addition to motorcycle safety and driver improvement, featured offerings this semester include Flatbreads & Hummus, taught by nationally recognized Food Historian Leni Sorensen, who recently appeared in the Netflix docuseries “High on the Hog;” Banish the Sugar Blues!; Mastering Kitchen Basics and Kids in the Kitchen cooking classes at CATEC; and Anti-Racism Orientation, in partnership with Albemarle Community Engagement’s equity specialists.

Masks are required for in-person classes. Most courses are for adults ages 18 and older, except where indicated. There are courses available Monday through Saturday.

Course catalogs are available at Albemarle County schools, the County Office Buildings, and Northside Library, or can be downloaded at Open Doors Catalog.

To register, call 434-975-9450 or visit

CONTACT: Helen Dunn, Legislative and Public Affairs Officer
PHONE: 434-249-8379