The Cambridge Center for Adult Education (CCAE)
provides valuable and memorable learning experiences for the diverse adults of Greater Cambridge.
Founded in 1876 as the Cambridge Social Union, the organization was renamed CCAE in 1936. Based in Harvard Square, in two properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, CCAE offers classes in our six centers of expertise: Languages and World Cultures; Visual Arts; Performing Arts; Literary Arts; Culinary Arts; and Business & Technology. Over 400 professionals teach these classes, consistently earning excellent reviews from students. Our audiences are diverse by age, race, and household income.