• Prairie Lakes Education Center
    Prairie Lakes Education Center provides the education program to Prairie Lakes Youth Programs through the Willmar Public Schools for residential on-site students. Since 1991, the program has served youth, ages 12-18 from all areas of Minnesota.  The mission of Prairie Lakes Education Center is "to provide a safe and supportive environment for learning to occur that fosters a belief and confidence in students". This Care and Treatment program works with 340--400 students per year from approximately 80 school districts. School program highlights include:
     
      » Transition to and from home school district and other placements;
      » Special education services;
      » GED preparation;
      » Vocational evaluations and classes through the Career Assessement Center;
      » Educational standards implemented in coursework;
      » School credit toward graduation;
      » Minnesota Basic Skills Testing;
      » Individual instruction as needed
      » Career Assessment Center
     
     
    Prairie Lakes Education Center
    1804 Civic Center Drive
    Willmar, MN 56201
    Phone: (320) 214-6696
    Fax: (320) 235-3654
     
    Coordinator - Dan Halvorson, Ext 6571
    Secretary - Kelly Schneck, Ext. 6585