Announcements

09 November 2022

Stop by and see us at our brand new location in Whitecourt!

We would love to see you at our new street-front location in downtown Whitecourt.

Come see us to talk about our programs, including ESL, math, GED prep support and one-on-one tutoring, and how we can help you reach your learning goals.

Or stop by to learn more about volunteer opportunities in our tutoring program.

Our new address is:

4907 - 51 Avenue
Downtown Whitecourt

(across from the Rainbow Restaurant)

Come on in, and we'll put the coffee on!

21 September 2022

Volunteer Tutors Wanted!

The Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) at NorQuest College is looking for volunteers to support our Volunteer Tutor Program in Whitecourt, Woodlands County and Lac Ste. Anne County.
 
Volunteer tutors support adult foundational learners (at or below about a grade 9 level) one-on-one or in small groups, to help them reach their goals in reading, writing, math, basic digital skills and/or English Language Learning.

Currently, we are seeing a significant increase in the need for tutoring in English Language Learning / ESL.

Tutoring may be in person or online/remote.

No previous tutoring experience required - training and resources are provided!
 

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Develop new skills in communication and problem-solving   
  • Receive free training and professional development, including
    • Provincially-recognized certificate training in Adult Learning
    • Access to micro-credential training from post-secondary institution partners
  • Make connections and build new relationships in our communities
  • Help adult learners build their foundational skills and confidence, and achieve their life and learning goals!

Time Commitment

  • Approximately two hours per week for tutoring plus time for lesson planning  
  • Minimum six-month commitment  

Interested in Learning More?

26 April 2021

CALP Advisory Committee: Seeking Representatives from Lac Ste. Anne County

The CALP at NorQuest is recruiting community members from Lac Ste. Anne County to be part of our advisory committee.

We are seeking people who can join the committee to bring diverse voices from Lac Ste. Anne, including:

  • Indigenous and M├ętis voices
  • Business, employers and workforce development agencies
  • Social and human services agencies
  • Publically and/or privately funded educational institutions
  • Lifelong learners and/or those with lived experience of interrupted formal learning

The committee will meet for approximately 2 hours, up to 3 times a year, in person or online.

We are currently accepting expressions of interest, recommendations, or referrals for community-minded people with an interest in supporting adult learning.

To learn more about this opportunity to help meet the needs of adult foundational learners in the Whitecourt - Lac Ste. Anne region, please reach out to Odette Lloyd, CALP Adminitstator.

Phone or Text: 780-220-6460

Email: odette.lloyd@norquest.ca
 

We are always looking for people who are interested in helping adult learners   

Providing learning opportunities for all. We provide access to adult education in Edmonton and the surrounding region

Visit norquest.ca to learn more.


Phone: 780.778.3691 Text: 780.220.6460  Email: calp@norquest.ca

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