Greetings to the Belgrade, Brooten, and Elrosa communities! I hope our brochure finds you ready for fall, excited to continue your learning and anxious to take a Community Education class at BBE!

I am Josie Dingmann. I am very proud to be a part of the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa School’s Administrative team. Before working for BBE Schools, I was the Center Director for the
Brooten Migrant Head Start program for 6 years. My husband and I have 3 adorable children and live in rural Belgrade. I am proud to work for BBE Schools, not only because of the high caliber of staff, students, and community, but because I am BBE ALUMNA! Go Jaguars!

Tessa Schoenberg, the Program Coordinator, and I have worked very hard to create new and unique class offerings, as well as find new community members to show off their talents! Thanks to all of the instructors who teach a Community Education class for us and to all of our volunteer coaches. Your time and talents are greatly appreciated. If YOU want to “Aspire to inspire - before you expire” then call us! We’d love to help you develop a new class offering to inspire others! Also, check out the school website for class offerings at: Find us under the "School Store" tab on the left of your screen.

Furthermore, the BBE Community Education department would appreciate honest feedback on the brochure, class offerings, or any class additions you would like to see exist in YOUR community! Have you heard the phrases “womb to the tomb” or “sand box to the pine box”? These phrases sum up what Community Ed is all about…lifelong learning and programming for all ages in the community! We all know the important role that a community plays for a school and vise versa. BBE Community Education’s goal is to connect community members that my not have existing connections to the school and link them to our fabulous school at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa! Whether it is contacting us because you are interested in volunteering or want to register for one of our classes, we want YOU!

I encourage you to sign up for a community education class today. I KNOW you’ll like it and who knows, maybe you learn something!

We are now online! Visit our School Store at and click on the School Store button on the left-hand side of the page! Check out our fall offerings for youth and adults! Don't miss out on the fun!

Josie Dingmann, Community Education Director
320.346.2278 ext. 1319

250 2nd Ave
Brooten, MN 56316