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PSW Program Deadline to Apply – Friday, December 11th

2020-12-07T09:07:42-05:00

PSW Program Deadline to Apply - Friday, December 11th Reminder that the deadline to apply for the PSW Program at the Lindsay Adult & Alternate Education Centre, is this Friday, December 11th. Any interested applicants can apply in-person, and must bring the following documentation: Proof of Citizenship (i.e. Birth Certificate, Passport etc.) Proof of Residency (i.e. Tax Bill, Utility Bill - anything that has your current address on it) Ontario Secondary School Transcript (If you do not have a copy of your transcript, we can get a copy for you) Applicants will also be asked to complete a Literacy Assessment at [...]

PSW Program Deadline to Apply – Friday, December 11th2020-12-07T09:07:42-05:00

Half-Mast Notice – National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (Sun, Dec. 6, 2020)

2020-12-04T13:46:57-05:00

Half-Mast Notice -  National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women The flags at our AAEC locations are lowered to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women on Sunday, December 6, 2020. The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is about remembering victims. It is also a time to take action and stand up against misogyny, sexism, and hate; and it starts with creating a culture of respect.

Half-Mast Notice – National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (Sun, Dec. 6, 2020)2020-12-04T13:46:57-05:00

Last Day of Block 2 – December 7, 2020

2020-12-04T10:10:42-05:00

Last Day of Block 2 The Last Day of Block 2 is Monday, December 7, 2020.  If you have any questions regarding your next scheduled course, please contact your AAEC Admin Head for details. Block 3 Block 3 courses will start on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

Last Day of Block 2 – December 7, 20202020-12-04T10:10:42-05:00

Meet Your Teacher – Steve Hayman

2020-12-03T13:58:28-05:00

Meet Your Teacher Steve Hayman Location: Lindsay AAEC Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, REAL, Green Industries Reason for Becoming a Teacher: "When I was in grad school, I realized that I liked being a Teaching Assistant more than doing my research. I love the challenge of using simple language to explain difficult concepts to my Biology and Chemistry students." Favourite Quote: "It has to start somewhere. It has to start sometime. What better place than here? What better time than now?" - Zack de la Rocha To learn more about the Lindsay AAEC where Steve teaches, click [...]

Meet Your Teacher – Steve Hayman2020-12-03T13:58:28-05:00

Block 3: Day School Courses – Dec 9, 2020 to Feb 1, 2021

2020-11-23T09:01:35-05:00

Block 3: Day School Courses - Dec 9, 2020 to Feb 1, 2021 The following Day School Courses are available at the Bracebridge, Huntsville and Lindsay Adult & Alternate Education Centres for Block 3 starting December 9, 2020. Bracebridge TFJ3E – Hospitality and Tourism (Grade 11 Workplace) This course enables students to acquire knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will learn how to prepare, present, and serve food using a variety of tools and equipment, and will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of providing high-quality [...]

Block 3: Day School Courses – Dec 9, 2020 to Feb 1, 20212020-11-23T09:01:35-05:00

Meet Your Teacher – Candice Cardoza

2020-11-19T13:31:53-05:00

Meet Your Teacher Candice Cardoza Location: Fenelon Falls AAEC Subjects: English, History, Civics, Career Studies, Family Studies & Senior Social Sciences Reason for Becoming a Teacher: "I was inspired by one of my own high school teachers, who taught me that learning never stops in life, and allowing students to discover their passions and encourage them, can be life changing; for both the teacher, and more importantly- the student. I love to witness a student understand something, and see that they can be successful!" Favourite Quote: "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." - Oscar Wilde [...]

Meet Your Teacher – Candice Cardoza2020-11-19T13:31:53-05:00

Inclement Weather Days

2020-11-23T09:04:07-05:00

Bus transportation may be cancelled during inclement weather or due to poor or deteriorating road conditions. Each geographical area of the board (City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Muskoka) is assessed independently. The decision whether or not buses will be cancelled is made in consultation with bus operators taking into consideration existing road conditions, weather conditions as reported by Environment Canada, and any other information available at the time the decision has to be made.

Inclement Weather Days2020-11-23T09:04:07-05:00

Parent Engagement Tips November 2020

2020-11-13T09:47:30-05:00

Carbon monoxide alarms To protect your family, you need to have both smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in your home. CO alarms are not just a good idea, they are the law. In Ontario, working CO alarms must be outside all sleeping areas when a home has a fireplace, fuel-burning appliance, or an attached garage. CO is a highly poisonous gas, produced as a by-product when common fuel burning appliances don’t get enough air to burn completely. You can’t see, smell, or taste CO. It is virtually undetectable without a working CO alarm. CO alarms also expire and should be replaced as directed by [...]

Parent Engagement Tips November 20202020-11-13T09:47:30-05:00

Meet Your Teacher – Kimberly Fairhall

2020-11-05T14:59:39-05:00

Meet Your Teacher Kimberly Fairhall Location: Huntsville AAEC Subjects: Online English, Co-op, REAL Reason for Becoming a Teacher: "I started teaching after I had worked in several different careers throughout my 20's. I did everything from being a telemarketer to selling shoes! Eventually, I wanted a career that helped me feel like the work I was doing made a difference in my community. Working with students to help them achieve their goals has helped me feel purposeful. I love seeing a student realize their potential!" Favourite Quote: "Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and [...]

Meet Your Teacher – Kimberly Fairhall2020-11-05T14:59:39-05:00

Media Release: TLDSB Launches Feed All Four Fund to Support Families in Need

2020-11-02T14:24:49-05:00

LINDSAY, ON –  Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) has launched the Feed All Four Fund as an opportunity for staff to support student well-being and families in need. Over the past several months, we have heard that many of our TLDSB families are suffering because of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, there has been little economic impact. But for others, there have been job losses and additional stresses that make providing for families a challenge.

Media Release: TLDSB Launches Feed All Four Fund to Support Families in Need2020-11-02T14:24:49-05:00
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