354 Merrimack St., Lawrence, MA 354 Merrimack St.
Lawrence, MA

Mission, Vision & Values

Notre Dame Education Center LawrenceMission

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

VisionNotre Dame Education Center Lawrence 

Notre Dame Education Center-Lawrence is a bridge of hope transforming lives through education for life.

Core Values

NDEC-Lawrence provides a welcoming and respectful environment where staff model dignified, kind and professional behavior at all times and in all situations.

The Hallmarks of a Notre Dame de Namur Learning Community

We proclaim by our lives even more than by our words that God is good.
We honor the dignity and sacredness of each person.
We educate for and act on behalf of justice and peace in the world.
We commit ourselves to community service.

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