PH  978 . 682 . 6441   |   354 Merrimack Street  |  Suite 210   |   Lawrence MA  01843    | FAX  978 . 974 .  9840

Adult Learning Center

Notre Dame Education Center - Lawrence

Friends and Family

  • Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • Bread and Roses Housing
  • Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School
  • Jericho Road

NDEC is able to make a difference in the lives of adult learners because of the funding provided by generous donors. Our efforts are truly making an impact on the lives of local residents. In these financially challenging times, the support of individuals, foundations and corporations can go a long way for a small organization like NDEC.We are a community based organization who contributes to the vitality of the community by educating its residents. In return, we depend upon the support of the community to continue our mission.

On behalf of the staff, board, students and their families at the Notre Dame Education Center (NDEC) Lawrence, we extend our sincere appreciation to all those considering making a donation in support of our efforts to provide quality educational programming to low income adults in Lawrence, MA. We know that many organizations ask for support. We promise to use your donations for maximum effectiveness.

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Our students at NDEC - Lawrence hail from many parts of the globe, bringing together a wonderful mix of culture, language, tradition, and aspiration.

Adult literacy and the development of self-esteem provide students with the life skills that support family growth, employment opportunities and community participation.

The students want to better their lives by becoming citizens, getting a drivers license, buying a house, or getting a new job, but they don’t always know where to begin. We show them how to take manageable steps toward creating the life they want in this country.

When the weather is bad watch Channel 7 news for school closings.
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El cierre de escuelas aquí

Cuando el tiempo es malo ver canal 7 noticia para el cierre de la escuela

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Our Mission:

The Notre Dame Education Center-Lawrence (NDEC) is a community of learning where low-income  adults are empowered to improve and enrich their lives and the lives of their families in an environment that is welcoming, respectful and dignified.  Through access to quality direct services, collaboration and advocacy for positive change, NDEC provides goal-oriented education, skills training, language and literacy development, enrichment opportunities and support services.  NDEC assists and supports adult learners to achieve their next steps and reach their full potential as productive, contributing workers in the community and in society.
(Approved by the board 3-6-2017)

The Notre Dame Education Center - Lawrence (NDEC-L) is a nonprofit, community-based organization founded in 1996, dedicated to empowering low-income, under-educated adults in Lawrence, MA to improve their lives and the lives of their families. NDEC-Lawrence is sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.

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