Community Education Programs & Facilities

Flagler Community Education is a friendly environment for learning in Flagler County. At FCE, we offer a variety of classes from basic computer education to aerobics and strength classes. We have summer camp for K-6, kids' and adults' tennis, and much more!

Step Up Program

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Step Up is a life skills program for adults with special needs ag
es 22 years and older. We provide continuing education by enhancing self-worth, independence, functional abilities, self-confidence and integration into the surrounding communities. The program offers training in Step Up 2personal management; social skills; community based instruction; leisure/physical fitness/recreation; and pre-employment skills.


Eligibility Requirements:
-  Step Up is a contracted Medicaid provider.
-  All participants must have completed an application with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities and either;

     (a) be on the Medicaid Home & Community based Waiver;
     (b) be on the waitlist for the HCBS waiver;
     (c) have documentation from APD stating the student is not eligible for the HCBS waiver in which case a medical diagnosis from a licensed physician must be presented.
- Students must be independently mobile in a 1:10 ratio setting and be able to tend to their own personal needs i.e. feeding and toileting.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 1:30 pm

30-Day Trial Requirement:
All individuals who meet the initial eligibility requirements above will be admitted to the program for a mandatory 30-Day trial period to determine if the eligibility requirements have actually been met and that this is the proper placement for the individual.

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AWD Manager - Jeanne Elliott 
Office Specialist - Rikke McHugh

View some of our special events
videos here:
Butterfly Garden.       Step Up Around the World

New Beginnings Program

The New Beginnings Program is meant to help qualified participants with day care services while they are attending Flagler-Palm Coast High School or Flagler Technical College

Who can participate?

- Students enrolled in Flagler-Palm Coast High School or FTC Career Programs
- Students enrolled in FTC GED programs and/or ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students
- Have child(ren) 0-3 years of age
- Low Income (poverty level)