5608 Merle Hay Road · Johnston, Iowa 50131 · 515-278-0470

Johnston Community Education (JCE)

About JCE

Johnston Community Education is about the home, the school, and the community all working together to provide programs and services for the greater school district residents.

Visit the Community Education Center, located west of Wallace Elementary at 6600 NW 62nd Ave or call staff at 515-278-0552. Hours are Mondays through Fridays from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. A dropbox is located in the parking lot and is open 24/7.

Johnston Community Education is a partnership between the City of Johnston and the Johnston Community School District.


Our mission is to strengthen the understanding and cooperation among our home, our school, and our community by developing and strengthening the total environment and resources of our school and community.


Learning is a life long process.

Johnston Community Education speaks to the needs of people of all ages within the community, developing and improving it, and utilizing all available resources.

Johnston Community Education is a community process to assist in drawing the community together in identifying and fulfilling the needs and wants of the community.

JCE Staff

Community Education Center
Nancy Buryanek, Director of Johnston Community Education
Ann Meiners
, CE Executive Assistant
Lisa Brincks
, Registrar/Receptionist
Kayla Badtram
, CE Operations Manager
Steven Conlan
, Childcare Manager
Lori Meyer, KTC Specialist
Diane Ross, KTC Account Specialist
Abbi Wych
, Program Manager
Jon Gibbs, Program Coordinator
Jane Morrison, Communications Coordinator
Administrative Resource Center
Joy Palmer, Early Childhood Coordinator
Summit Middle School
Deb Blanchard, JCE Aquatics Coordinator

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