Learning For All Ages
Our Mission Statement:
To provide a network of lifelong learning opportunities for all ages, designed to enrich, enhance, motivate, and stimulate.
The Extended Learning Academy is a non profit organization created to supplement and enhance the educational, social, and recreational needs of adults in Ventura County.
ELA has developed a selection of stimulating and engaging courses that are offered around the following areas of interest:
• Art and Creativity
• Culinary Arts & Cuisine
• Examining Current Events
• Home Arts & Crafts
• Language Arts & Life Expressions
• Memory Enhancement
• Music & Dance
• Performance & Play
• Wellness & Health
• And More.
You'll find links to all the course descriptions and to the instructors' bios in the sidebar on the right side of the page.
ELA prides itself in a faculty of certified, dynamic, and innovative instructors who are experts in their field. Our goal is to motivate you on your pathway to knowledge.
The Extended Learning Academy does not have it's own campus. Instead, classes are held in various convenient locations around Ventura County. All of which can be seen on maps that accompany each of the course descriptions.
Join us for one or more of our fun and stimulating courses. Exercise your mind, enhance your knowledge, meet new friends, and have fun while doing it.