Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Site: Ottawa - Albert St

Service: Continuing Education Department

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Record #: OCR0738 Last Full Update: 12 Nov 2014
Address, Telephone, E-mail, Website
Office Phone613-239-2325
Located In CommunityOttawa
AddressEducation Centre
440 Albert St
Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5
Google Map
IntersectionSlater St and Albert St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Bus Route NotesOC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
ParkingPay parking lots * parking meters * no parking in Slater Street lot
Description and Services
DescriptionContinuing 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.

The General Interest Program: Provides a broad range of interest courses and workshops offered primarily to adults in the evening, daytime and Saturdays at many school sites. For more information, call 613-239-2751.

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 * Berber (Tamazight) * Bengali * Cantonese * Croatian * Dari * German * Greek (Modern) * Hindi * Japanese * Mandarin * Serbian *Simplified Chinese * Somali * Spanish * Swedish * Tamil * Thai * 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
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * program hours vary
Areas ServedOttawa (City of)
EligibilityVaries by program, call for the criteria or visit the website
FeesProgram - variable
Service CategoriesAdult High School Diploma Programs ; Continuing Education ; Educational Exchange Programs ; Language Instruction ; Outdoor Environmental Education
Waiting ListYes, some programs may have a limited registration.
Contact Information
Primary ContactBetty Vaillancourt, Office Administrator; Phone: 613-239-2736; Email:
Primary ExecutiveJennifer Adams, Director of Education; Phone: 613-721-1820