English As A Second Language (ESL)
This program is designed for students whose primary language is not English. ESL is open to all new Canadian and international students. Through a multi-level English Language Learning program, students will develop the necessary English skills to transition into the regular curriculum as soon as possible.
ESL services include:
program coordination to assist in assessment and possible placement
translators for parent/guardian contact throughout the year
liaison with community agencies to assist students and families, specifically refugee students, in cross-cultural bridging and settling into a new life style
arrangement of programming for international students who are living in Canada without family
assistance with the possible literacy needs of those students who do not speak English in the home
communication of students' language learning in relation to Alberta Education ESL benchmarks
If you would like more information or make an appointment, please contact Mr. Wong at (780) 479-1991 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Knowledge and Employability (K & E) courses are for students who require specialized programming and instruction. The outcome of this course stream is a Certificate of High School Completion (80 credits) recognized by Alberta Education. Academic programming is complemented by work experience placements.
CLS and Interactions Programs
Community Learning Skills (CLS)
Community Learning Skills (CLS) programming is a community-based program for students with moderate cognitive delays. Students will develop skills that will prepare them for semi-independent or independent living. The program provides a caring and safe environment where students can maximize their potential. Participation in a variety of integrated school and community settings is an integral part of the program.
Interactions programming accommodates students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Staff support students in developing and improving their social, behavioural, functional, academic, communication and life skills. Participation in a variety of integrated school and community settings is an integral part of the program.