Our Mission

The mission of WERC is to foster an enhanced learning environment through innovative programming by providing cultural and language enrichment that both honors and celebrates the diversity of Minneapolis. Focusing on the whole family, WERC provides high quality, nurturing, after school enrichment programming for students while supporting adult learning through parent seminars, ELL and Native Literacy classes.

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Two Languages: Many cultures...

...and ONE amazing place! WERC engages, educates, and empowers students from PreK to 6 th grade as well as parents under one community.

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Program: Goals

Decrease the achievement gap within a dual language immersion setting to our “at risk” diverse students in grades K6.

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Fully Bilingual

English-Spanish enrichment program that is designed to foster a welcoming, multicultural, nurturing and fun environment

Core Values

Welcoming environment, equity, responsibility and caring. Our programs goals are to decrease the achievement gap within a dual language immersion.

Setting Support

The exploration of interests and the development of skills and creativity

Supporting the needs

Working families bringing awareness and recognition to their many different cultural backgrounds and traditions.

After school program

Creates a bilingual and bicultural environment enriched with academic, interactive and recreational activities for students in pre-k through 5th grade.

Bilingual staff

Bicultural and has extensive experience working with elementary school students in diverse populations.

Our Programs

• WERC is accepting applications for Fall Session •

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August 11, 2016 9:00 am
Classes for PreK – 1st Grade

PreK-1st grade classes are from 3-4 pm! Monday (9/12- 12/5; 3-4 pm): Dance and Movement: This class is the perfect way for kids  to begin learning the basics of dance  in an active and  creative way. Students will learn fun combinations, play dance games, and much more! Cost : $195.00 Bilingual Theater Workshops for Beginners:…

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August 10, 2016 7:05 pm
Classes for 2nd-5th Grade

2nd-5th grade classes are from 2-3 pm! Monday (9/12- 12/5; 2-3 pm): Advanced Ballet: In this intermediate level course, students will begin advancing to the next level of ballet with more complicated combinations and harder skills. The students will practice balance, coordination, memory and flexibility. The students will have fun with Sara, our great Ballet…

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August 9, 2016 7:08 pm
Classes for All Ages

Monday (Sep 12th – Dec 5th; 4-5 pm): Reduce, Reuse and Create Art: This creative class will help students learn to appreciate how recycled materials and objects can be the perfect medium for art! Students will learn how to change their perspectives to help them see the possibilities of recycled objects and how to use…

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Parents Testimonials

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Windom / WERC Program

"So happy this program is here! I love the fact my son is safe and learning Spanish. The program is also flexible and meets my family’s needs".

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WERC has grown and we offer several programs for the Windom Community. We have four different sessions throughout the school year

News & Events

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First Day at WERC

2016/08/29 08:00
2016/08/29 17:00
WERC

The mission of WERC is to foster an enhanced learning environment through innovative programming by providing cultural and language enrichment that both honors and celebrates the diversity of Minneapolis. Focusing on the whole family, WERC provides high quality, nurturing, after school enrichment programming for students while supporting adult learning through parent seminars, ELL and Native…

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Orientation Fall registration

2016/08/23 11:00
2016/08/23 17:00
WERC

The mission of WERC is to foster an enhanced learning environment through innovative programming by providing cultural and language enrichment that both honors and celebrates the diversity of Minneapolis. Focusing on the whole family, WERC provides high quality, nurturing, after school enrichment programming for students while supporting adult learning through parent seminars, ELL and Native…

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