Community Educational Programs
Join in the Fun and Enrich Your Life
Want to talk about current events or great books? Looking for advice on meditation, gardening, or how to effectively communicate with others? Curious about how TV shows get made, Tai Chi, or world history? You’ve come to the right place!
NECC offers dozens of low-cost and no-cost opportunities to enhance your life intellectually, culturally, and socially. We offer special summer programs for kids including, College for Kids and the STEM Academy, as well as Lifelong Learning study and discussion groups for adults, and a unique College Of Older Learners – because learning is COOL at any age.
If you are a local immigrant who already holds a college or high school diploma from another country, we also offer a program to help you reach your professional potential. The Programa Internacional de Educación Superior Latinos de Northern Essex Community College (PIÉS Latinos de NECC) includes a straightforward, simple process to evaluate foreign credentials. The program also provides access to basic and conceptualized English as a Second Language classes and offers a network system to help you develop social capital.
Bring a friend or two and come explore your current interests or uncover some new ones!
- Lifelong Learning – study and discussion groups that meet regularly
- College Of Older Learners – 6-week seminars that meet one day a week for adults 50 and up
- College for Kids – engaging summer activities in STEM topics, arts and adventure exploration for kids ages 7 – 13
- STEM Academy – immersive STEM based summer programming for teens age 13 – 16
- Programa Internacional de Educación Superior Latinos de Northern Essex Community College (PIÉS Latinos de NECC) – a straightforward, simple process to evaluate foreign credentials