Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Site: Ottawa - 440 Albert St

Service: Continuing Education Department

Description and Services
Description (Service) Continuing education programs

The Credit Program (evening and summer): Courses offered towards a High School Diploma for both regular and mature students. For Credit Courses (Night School) towards high school graduation, Summer School call 613-239-2620.

International Languages (Elementary): Provides academic instruction in languages other than English and French. These classes are available to elementary school-age children (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8), who are Ontario residents primarily from the Ottawa area. Most of the classes are held Saturday mornings from September to June.

International Languages (Secondary): Language courses other than English and French that are offered for academic credits towards a high school diploma. The courses are intended for eligible regular day school students, and adults who are Ontario residents. They are also intended for university prerequisites or for specific studies or career-related goals.

The following languages are offered: Arabic, Bengali, Berber (Tamazight), Cantonese, Dari, German, Greek (Modern), Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin, Malayalam, Nepali, Pashto, Simplified Chinese, Sinhala, Somali, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Tibetan, Urdu, Vietnamese. For more information, call 613-239-2703

English as Second Language (ESL), Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) and Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS): Refer to separate listings

The Outdoor Education Centres: The Continuing Education division operates two outdoor sites, program information is on the website:

MacSkimming Outdoor Education Centre
3635 Highway 17
Cumberland, ON, K4C 1G9
Tel: 613-833-2080
Fax: 613-833-0770

Bill Mason Outdoor Education Centre
3088 Dunrobin Rd
Dunrobin, ON, K0A 1T0
Tel: 613-832-0126
Fax: 613-832-7229
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * program hours vary
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Varies by program, call for the criteria or visit the website
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English
Fees Program - variable
Service Categories Adult High School Diploma Programs ; Continuing Education ; Language Instruction ; Outdoor Environmental Education
Waiting List Yes, some programs may have a limited registration.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-239-2325
Fax 613-239-2324
Primary Contact Jane Jones, Marketing Coordinator; Phone: 613-239-2507
Alternate Contact Betty Vaillancourt, Office Administrator; Phone: 613-239-2736; Email:
Primary Executive Jennifer Adams, Director of Education; Phone: 613-721-1820
Alternate Executive Bruce Whitehead, Principal, Continuing Education; Email:
Alternate Name OCDSB ; Ottawa Carleton District School Board
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Continuing Education Centre
440 Albert St
Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5
View Google Map
Intersection Slater St and Albert St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Parking Pay parking lots * parking Meters * no parking in Slater Street lot
Other Details
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119249233 RR0003 ; Fees - Tuition
Elections Trustees are elected.
Resources Brochures
Resources Website
Accreditation Operates under the Education Act and its regulations

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