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For 80 years the Charles W Howard Santa Claus School has been training Santa Claus on how to spread Christmas cheer and uphold the traditions of the jolly old Saint Nick! Santaclausschool.com explains...

The Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School was established in 1937. Since 1987, under the direction of Tom and Holly Valent, the school became a non-profit organization. It is the longest continuously running Santa Claus School in the world. Tom Valent is the Dean of the internationally recognized Santa School.

Aspiring Santa's from all over the world arrive in Michigan to train for the best job EVER, being St. Nick.

Here is a taste (peppermint flavored I assume) of some of the classes offered at Santa Claus School

  • The History of Santa Claus
  • Proper Dress
  • Santa Sign Language
  • Live Reindeer Habits
  • Practice Santa Flights

For their 80th year, all the classes are booked and you might just have the pleasure of meeting a jolly ol' man who got his degree right here in Michigan!

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