About Notre Dame Education Center
The Notre Dame Education Center was founded in 1992 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The Sisters had operated Cardinal Cushing High School in South Boston, and when that school closed, they chose to stay in South Boston and continue to serve the community’s educational needs. NDEC was established as a comprehensive adult education center. More important, the Center provides a diverse, caring community in which students are empowered to develop their full potential as scholars, workers, and citizens.
Although NDEC students come from more than 40 countries and have very different backgrounds, they share one goal: to use education as a tool to change their lives, improve their families’ futures, and contribute to their communities. NDEC’s staff is committed to helping students achieve their goals and works collaboratively to provide an outstanding education through the five programs: