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Mini-Cassia Center

Community Education Classes in Burley

How to Register

  • Register for a class online. Please check the semester and location when selecting your course -- some classes are in Twin Falls, Jerome, Gooding, or Burley.
  • Payment is expected at the time of registration.
  • Register by phone by calling (208) 678-1400 or (208) 732-6442.
  • Or, download the Community Education registration form (PDF) and register in person at the CSI Mini-Cassia Center 1600 Parke Avenue, Burley.
  • If you have ideas or suggestions for classes, call (208) 678-1400 or send us an email today!
  • Current Course Descriptions for Community Education classes at the Mini-Cassia Center.

Who can take community education classes?

Community education classes are designed to provide learning opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds, and education levels. Unlike traditional college courses, these classes are non-credit, meaning they don't count towards a degree, but they do offer valuable skills, knowledge, and personal enrichment.

Key Features of Community Education Classes:

  1. Accessible to Everyone:

    • Open to anyone in the community, regardless of educational background.
    • No prior college experience is required to enroll.

  2. Variety of Topics:

    • Cover a wide range of subjects such as arts and crafts, computer skills, cooking, fitness, languages, and more.
    • Practical skills like financial literacy, job readiness, and home maintenance are also commonly offered.

  3. Flexible Scheduling:

    • Classes are often scheduled in the evenings or on weekends to accommodate working adults and busy families.
    • Many courses are short-term, lasting just a few weeks or months.

  4. Affordable:

    • Much less expensive than college classes
    • Some programs may even be free or offer financial assistance.

  5. Non-Intimidating Environment:

    • Designed to be welcoming and supportive, making it easier for those who may be hesitant about returning to a classroom setting.
    • Emphasize practical, hands-on learning rather than exams and grades.