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Q: What hours is your office open?
A: We are open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m..  If Weatherford schools are closed, the Community Education Office is closed.

Q:  Where is the Community Education Office located?

A:  We are located at 900 N. Elm St., in Weatherford, TX 76086.  Going north on North Main, turn right on Weatherford Street to stop sign. Take a left on N. Elm, the Bowie Learning Center will be on your right. 

Q:  How do I register for a Community Education class?

A:  You may register for Community Education classes by:  1) Phone with Mastercard or VISA payment; 2) Online with Mastercard or VISA payment; 3) In person at the Community Ed Office with cash, check or credit card; 4) by fax with Mastercard or VISA payment to 817-598-2807.

Q:  What payment options are available?

A:  We accept cash, checks, money orders, VISA and Mastercard (Credit/Debit).

Q:  Are the same classes offered each semester?

A:  Several classes are repeated from semester to semester, but we are always looking for new classes and new instructors.  If you have a particular course need, ideas for classes, or instructors names please contact us 817-598-2806.

Q:  When can I sign up?

A:  Right away!  The on-line registration program makes it possible for you to register from any where, 24/7.

Q:  Can I sign up late?

A:  Please register early.  Instructors need a few days notice before they begin classes and supplies and materials must be purchased prior to the first day of class.  Some classes are cancelled because students do not register early enough. 

Q:  How do I know that I am signed up?

If you register online, you will receive confirmation by email, otherwise consider yourself registered.

Q:  How do I register if I do not have an email address?

A:  If you do not have an email address, please call 817-598-2806 and one of our staff members will be glad to assist you.

Q:  What is the Refund Policy?

A:  Refunds will automatically be made if a class is cancelled by Community Education.  An 80% refund is available for students withdrawing from a class at least 24 hours prior to the first class meeting.  All refunds will be paid by check request through the WISD Business Office.  Credit card refunds will be credited to your credit card.

Q:  Where do classes meet?

A:  Included in the course description you will find the instructor, time, location, etc.  For further information please call the Community Ed Office, 817-598-2806.

Q:  What happens in case of inclement weather?

A:  Community Education will not have classes if the schools are closed.  Make up classes will be scheduled when classes are closed due to inclement weather.

Q:  Can I use tobacco or eat in class?

A:  Tobacco is prohibited on all school property (buildings and grounds).  Food and drinks are not allowed in the classrooms (Exception:  cooking class).

Q:  Do classes meet during the holidays?

A:  The regular school calendar is followed.  Unless specific arrangements are made, there are no classes during school holidays.

Q: What do I need to register for Driver's Education:

A: Both the student and a parent will need to be present to sign the registration form.

Q:  When will my child receive his/her learner's permit?

A:  The student receives a certificate (DE64E) after completing 32 hours of classroom instruction.  Parent and student must then go the the Department of Public Safety office, take the written test, and if the student passes, a Learner's Permit will be issued to the student.

Q:  After acquiring the Learner's Permit, how long will it be before my child can get their driver's license?

A:  Texas Law requires a student to hold a Learner's Permit at least 6 months even if he/she turns 16 years old before that period is up.  If the students does not turn 16 years old within 6 months of the issuance of the Learner's Permit, he/she must keep his/her permit until their birthday.

Q:  Does my child have to take the Driving Phase of Driver's Education through Community Ed or can the parent teach the driving phase?

A:  Community Ed no longer offers the driving phase of Driver's Education.

Q:  How long do the Driver's Education classes last?

A:  The classroom phase is 32 hours of instruction - 2 hours per day for 16 days of instruction (approximately 5 weeks)

Q:  How old does my child need to be to take a Driver's Education class?

A:  Student can take the Classroom Phase at the age of 14 years, as long as he/she turns 15 years old by the last day of the classroom phase.   At that time the student will receive his/her DE964E certificate.

Q:  How can I contact you?

A:  Call 817-598-2806 or Email: