Congratulations Graduates!

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Congratulations 2022 Graduates!

To our 2022 Continuing Education Grads,


Continuing Education offers a variety of programs that support lifelong learning for students of all ages. All of our graduates, many of you who are new to the country, have been able to achieve this while juggling the demands of work, family life, as well as a global pandemic. You have proven yourselves to be courageous, hardworking, and highly motivated individuals.


Students in the Adaptive Learning program engaged in a range of employment-related learning and literacy activities. They participate in on-site work settings to gain job skills, in addition to transferable essential skills. Through this program they prepare themselves for independence, competitive employment or volunteer work in the community.


Students in the Literacy and Basic Skills program come to this program to gain experience and skills to prepare them for the workplace or future education. Graduates from our Literacy and Basic Skills Program have worked to complete a variety of different courses, including the Child Care Assistant course, Certificates for Employment course, and the PSW/Healthcare Preparation course. Our students in these courses will move on to continue their education, and to gain employment in their respective fields with a competitive advantage.


Our secondary graduates have worked hard to receive their Ontario Secondary School Diploma, or the Secondary School Graduation Diploma. They have written PLAR assessments, earned equivalency credits and completed a minimum of 4 additional credits. They work in a variety of careers, earning COOP credits and taking Night School courses. For many graduates this diploma will lead to a new career, apprenticeship, promotion, or the opportunity to pursue a new direction in education or at work.


You have persevered through these challenging times to complete your programs, and we are very proud of your hard work and dedication. Anne McKillop-Ostrom
Principal of Continuing Education and Outdoor Education


 

Secondary Graduates, Pick Up Your Transcript/Diploma

 

If you cannot attend the graduation ceremony, your transcript and diploma will be available to pick up at 440 Albert Street during the week of Monday, June 20 to Thursday, June 30, 2022 between 8:00 am - 3:30 pm. If you are unable to pick your diploma in person, it will be mailed to you. Please bring your photo ID with you.


 

Take a Grad Selfie

A congratulatory grad sign has been installed in front of the Albert Street Education Centre at 440 Albert St. Take a photo of yourself with the sign or at your graduation ceremony, share it on social media. Use the  hashtag #OCDSBContEdGrad2022, or tag us at: @OCDSB_ContEd on Twitter or @OCDSBContEd on Facebook



Messages to our Graduates

A Message from our Director of Education, Camille Williams-Taylor
Dear Continuing Education Graduates, As you move forward to new and exciting opportunities, I wish all the graduates the greatest of successes. You have worked hard to get here, and you deserve to be celebrated. I am proud of each and every one of you. May your journey ahead be filled with many joys.

Congratulations and very best wishes!

 

Camille Williams-Taylor

Director of Education



A message from our Superintendent, Nancy Brady


Congratulations Graduates of our Continuing Education Programs!

 

Today you have achieved an important milestone in your life, one you have much to be proud of. All of you have done so following your own unique path and juggling many additional responsibilities and obstacles along the way. I hope you are able to take a moment to share this accomplishment with those who have supported you along the way and to truly appreciate what you have achieved.

 

May this be but the beginning of many professional and personal accomplishments to come your way. 

Congratulations and best of luck!


Nancy Brady

Superintendent of Instruction

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