The Waxahachie Lighthouse for Learning Community Education program is here with classes for this Spring.

These classes are available to all members of the community. Topics range from cooking to art classes, giving options for different interests.

According to their catalog, “Waxahachie Lighthouse for Learning, a cooperative effort between Waxahachie ISD, the Texas A & M Extension Agency, Master Gardeners and other individuals, organizations and businesses gives you the opportunity to become life -long learners. You will find classes in self-improvement, enrichment and academics.”

Each class varies in length and they all require registration in order to attend. Registration began Feb. 24, but is still open for those that are interested.

Unless notified, all classes will be held on the campus of Waxahachie High School at 3001 US Highway 287 Bypass.

Melissa Cobb, Director of Partners Education and Community Education, shared information about the Community Education Advisory Council and their role with the program.

"The Community Education program has community support through its Advisory Council. This council is made up of community leaders from all areas of the workforce. The purpose of the Community Education Advisory Council is to encourage lifelong learning with the Lighthouse for Learning and Education 2 Go community education programs," Cobb said.

To register, go to www.wisd.org

Additionally, the Waxahachie ISD Community Education department offers hundreds of classes on various topics online. All of the online courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors.

For more information about the online classes, visit https://www.ed2go.com/lighthouse/ .