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History and Mission

brooklinehsBrookline Adult and Community Education (BA&CE) is one of the oldest non-credit, public education programs in Massachusetts. Adult education has been a part of the Brookline community since 1832, beginning with the formation of the Brookline Lyceum Society. It is now one of the largest public programs in the state, with close to 800 courses and over 5,000 enrollments yearly. Today, BA&CE is the hub of an educational network serving students from more than 50 neighboring communities in the greater Boston area and beyond. A self-supporting program of the Brookline public schools, BA&CE’s operating budget is funded entirely from course fees.


Director’s Office

Claudia Dell’Anno, Director

Program Coordinators

Registration Office

Teaching at BA&CE

There are many reasons to teach a class at Brookline Adult & Community Education. You can share your expertise and knowledge for a subject you are passionate about, hone your teaching skills, or test your educational materials. But most find that the satisfaction of giving back to the community is the true reward. We are always looking for new and creative instructors, so if you are interested in teaching, or would like to propose a lecture or course, we welcome your email ideas or course proposal!

Email your course ideas to: bacep@psbma.org or complete the following course proposal:

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 Lecture Demonstration Participation Textbook required Equipment required Supplies required

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Gift Certificates

gift-certificatesSurprise your favorite student with a Brookline Adult & Community Education gift certificate—our courses, lectures, enrichment programs, and special events make wonderful gifts. Certificates are valid for all adult and child catalog offerings; and what’s more, they never expire! Please note that gift certificates are non-refundable and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. You may purchase a gift certificate for any amount by calling BA&CE at 617-730-2700, ext. 0.