Mother and daughter at Richfield Early Childhood Education

At Richfield Community Education, we were founded on the belief that communities organizations need to collaborate in order best meet the needs of the community. As such, we are proud of all of our partnerships here in Richfield and the work that we do together to help ensure all Richfield residents have the tools they need to excel.

The City of Richfield

We partner with the City of Richfield on numerous events and activities, including our youth release day and summer programs.

Head Start

Parents in Community Action, Inc. (PICA) operates Head Start and Early Head Start preschool classrooms at the Central Education Center as a part of their South Branch services to families. Registration dates take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Learning Exchange

The Learning Exchange serves the communities of Richfield, Edina, Bloomington and Eden Prairie with customized community education classes and services for adults with disabilities. Learn more about the Learning Exchange and the courses available.

Metro South

Metro South Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a consortium of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina and Richfield. The mission of Metro South is to support the efforts of all adults who wish to improve their lives through literacy, education, career development and lifelong learning. Metro South functions as a bridge, connecting adult learners to important next steps in life. These include new or better jobs, expanded careers, further education, and improved family and community effectiveness. Learn more about Metro South and the programs we offer.


MIRA (Módulo de información recursos y apoyo) partners with Richfield Community Education to provide the community, and particularly the Latinx community, with easy access to resources and referrals in a safe and welcoming environment. MIRA has office hours at the Central Education Center Monday through Thursday.

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