Enroll in a Community Education Class

Whether your interests lie in foreign language or computers, our community education programs offer non-credit enrichment classes to the general public. Our participants select classes based on a desire for personal development either through learning Spanish or enhancing job opportunities with new or improved computer skills. We even offer customized trainings for businesses. Learn and socialize with other community members in a fun and stimulating environment. Call us today to hear more about our upcoming community education classes.

Intermediate Conversation Spanish

Join us for an interactive, conversation class to improve your Spanish language skills. You will learn new vocabulary and phrases to continue to deepen your knowledge of the Spanish language. This 4-week class is for those with some Spanish.

Class Dates: May 7-28, 2019 on Tuesdays from 5:30 pm – 7 pm

Cost: $75

Location: Durango


Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for all community education classes. Refunds must be requested at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class. Minimum number of students is required for any class to start.

To register:
Print, fill out and mail the class registration form to: 701 Camino Del Rio, Ste. 301 Durango, CO 81301

Mail your check to: Durango Adult Education Center, 701 Camino del Rio, Suite 301, Durango, CO 81301 or PAY ONLINE


Registering at least one week in advance is recommended. Before starting, all new ESL and High School Equivalency students are assessed for class placement.

High School Equivalency (GED & HiSET)
  • Monday – Thursday
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
    5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Monday/Lunes – Thursday/Jueves
    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m
  • Monday/Lunes – Thursday/Jueves
    5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
High School Equivalency (GED & HiSET) – Cortez 
  • Monday – Thursday
    9:00 am to 3:00 p.m.
English as a Second Language (ESL) – Cortez
  • Monday/Lunes – Thursday/Jueves
    6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m
Community Education

Please contact us for dates and times of our upcoming classes.

Winter Closures


Please note that the DAEC closes during winter weather when the Durango School District  closes. Check ahead of time to make sure we are open in severe winter weather.


Please note that the CAEC closes during winter weather when the Montezuma-Cortez School District  closes. Check ahead of time to make sure we are open in severe winter weather.