PICTURE THIS—YOU ARE TRYING to think of a birthday present for your best friend. Something from the heart. You know they love their pet, but you are having trouble coming up with ideas. Community Education has the perfect class for you. 'Pet Portrait Collage!' This is just one of many classes where you can learn a new skill, start a new hobby, or try something completely out of the ordinary! Have you mastered the art of baking and are looking for a new challenge? Come to 'Gluten Free Baking with Eggs.' Starting a new business and want to get the word out? Try 'Public Relations and Marketing 101!' Take it a step further in 'Guerrilla Marketing–Making an Impact.' If writing is more your style and you want a second, third, or even fourth set of eyes on your work, 'Guided Revision/Collaborative Critique' might fit the bill. Avid travelers are sure to enjoy 'German.' From world travelers to casual hobbyists, there really is something for everyone at Community Education. I sincerely hope you will join us!

Dr. Kamela Patton
Superintendent – Collier County Public Schools