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welcome to Next Step Continuing Education! I am so proud to present to you the latest course offerings from Continuing Education. Next Step supports our community by providing home education, grade 1-12 academic courses and youth and adult programming. Join us to:

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• explore the capabilities of your camera • enjoy a new cuisine • boost your employability with computer training • find ways to simplify and bring balance to your life • build understanding in legal matters • or discover a new pastime

We welcome you to browse through our catalogue for inspiration or visit us online at eipscontinuinged.ca to register for a course that revolves around you. You will experience top-quality programs, taught by highly skilled instructors who are dedicated to helping you explore something new, refine a skill, or simply have fun.

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If you have a particular area of expertise you would like to share, we invite you to call us at (780) 467-7292.

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Paul Pallister

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Principal, Next Step

Photography

Let us help unleash the power of you at Next Step!

Elk Island Public Schools

check out these ways to save • adults 60+ receive 20% off ALL registration fees • bring a friend and you both enjoy 10% off registration fees • bring a second person FREE to these courses: any Law course (pgs 16-17)

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Career Development

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Computer 21 Diploma Exam Prep

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High School Diploma Information

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Course Calendar

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EIPS Facility Rental Information

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Registration Information

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We welcome youth 12+ to any class when accompanied by an adult. Contact us to find out more.

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Caring for Aging Parents (pg 13) Mortgage Bootcamp (pg 13) • look for "couples" courses to save on fees • ask us about how you can access the Job Training Grant


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Join us for our registration party! There will be food, dancing, hand massages, prizes and - the best part - 20% off registration fees that night for any course you register for. Come on out and mingle, win stuff and register for a class you are sure to enjoy. Bring a friend and share the fun!

What better time than now to focus on your health. Start your year with a selection of healthy cooking classes, including a class on the effects food has on your mood. There are also plenty of classes to help you find balance in your life and connect with others. We've got you covered and it all starts on Page 7!

Paint CafĂŠ Back by popular demand! Enjoy an evening with friends getting in touch with your creative side. 30% of the registration proceeds will be donated to a local charities. Paint, create and donate!

Rent an EIPS facility Do you need a space for a class or meeting? A gymnasium for a sports activity? Rent space in an EIPS school facility! Rental bookings are available to non-profit organizations and are arranged through Next Step Continuing Education. Contact us to book a space today.


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Language

Introduction to French

Spanish Building Blocks II

Spanish for Travellers Learning Spanish will transform your travel experience! Gain vocabulary skills about typical travel activities such as finding your way around cities, eating in restaurants, and talking to your new amigos. Come away with practical communication tools for travelling to Spanish speaking countries. No previous knowledge of Spanish is required. Instructor: Teresa Castro Albarracin or Imelda Dykstra Course ID: SPANT

Prerequisite: Spanish Building Blocks I or

equivalent.

Enhance your Spanish pronunciation and conversational skills by practicing what you learned in previous levels. To enhance your language learning we recommend reviewing and practicing between classes. Instructor: Teresa Castro Albarracin or Imelda Dykstra Course ID: SPAN3 SAL $149 | 10 Hrs Apr 5 - 26 (W) 6:30 - 9 pm

SAL $79 + $10 materials | 5 Hrs Jan 24, 26 (T/Th) 6:30 - 9 pm

German for Travellers

Introduction to Spanish Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world! Begin your journey of speaking the language by learning the Spanish alphabet, greetings, simple sentences and useful expressions. You will also become familiar with basic sentence structure. No previous knowledge of Spanish required.

If you are planning a trip to Germany, Austria, Switzerland or surrounding countries, this is a great place to start. Practice common dialogue situations you are likely to experience abroad, such as finding your way around cities, booking hotels, eating in restaurants, and more. Cultural insights will add to your understanding of the language and those who speak it. No previous knowledge required.

Start your journey to speak French by learning the alphabet, greetings, simple vocabulary and grammar. Designed for adults who have no previous knowledge of French. Instructor: May Viney Course ID: FREN1 SAL $185 + $10 materials | 14 Hrs Apr 25 - Jun 6 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

The content covered was very useful and presented in a way that was easy to understand and follow. A fantastic instructor. Student, Introduction to French French Building Blocks I Prerequisite: Introduction to French or equivalent.

Continue your journee en Français by expanding your vocabulary and pronunciation as well as delving into basic conversation. To enhance your language learning we recommend reviewing and practicing between classes. Instructor: May Viney Course ID: FREN2

Instructor: Teresa Castro Albarracin or Imelda Dykstra Course ID: SPAN1

Instructor: Veronica Miller Course ID: GERMT

SAL $199 | 15 Hrs Feb 8 - Mar 15 (W) 6:30 - 9 pm

SAL $149 | 10 Hrs Jan 23 - Feb 27 (M) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

SAL $89 | 6 Hrs May 8, 10 (M/W) 6 - 9 pm

French Building Blocks II

Spanish Building Blocks I

Discover Sign Language

Prerequisite: Introduction to Spanish or

equivalent.

Isn't it amazing that we can communicate just by using our hands! Discover the fun of learning sign language to communicate with people who are deaf or to enhance your communication with toddlers.

Aimer-vous continuer à parler français? Build on your French fluency and vocabulary from Building Blocks I. This is a unique opportunity to practice conversation as well as learn idioms. To enhance your language learning we recommend reviewing and practicing between classes.

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Continue to increase your Spanish fluency by expanding your Spanish vocabulary and idiomatic expressions as well as improve your pronunciation and conversational skills. Instructor: Teresa Castro Albarracin Course ID: SPAN2 SAL $149 | 10 Hrs Feb 7 - 28 (T) 6:30 - 9 pm

Online $135 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12

learn something new

Prerequisite: French Building Blocks I or

Instructor: May Viney Course ID: FREN3 SAL $149 | 10 Hrs Mar 6 - Apr 10 (M) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

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Photography Photography 301 CREATIVE MASTERY An advanced photography class for those who are well versed in the use of their DSLR and want to take their photos from amateur to professional. Learn to make expressive and meaningful photographs with the goal of creating art and expressing your individuality. Bring your fully charged camera, extra batteries and camera manual.

Understand how to use the basic functions of your DSLR camera and learn the fundamental rules of photography. Intended for beginners or those who wish to move beyond Auto. View more about this class on the website. Bring your fully charged camera, extra batteries and camera manual. Instructor: Roy McLaughlin & Al Dixon Course ID: PH101

SAL $119 | 6 Hrs Feb 21, 23 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

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Instructor: Edna Dach Course ID: STRT8

SAL $119 | 6 Hrs Apr 11, 13 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Photography Workshop

With the digital photography of today, postproduction of your image is an important element in helping understand and improve your skills. Doing so not only gives you the ability to catalogue your images but improve your images through cropping, adjustments to tones, contrast, white balance, saturation and more. Instructor: Roy McLaughlin & Al Dixon Course ID: PELGH SAL $119 | 6 Hrs May 9, 11 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Travel Photography

Broaden your knowledge of the principles of photography learned in Photography 101. Find out about lighting, composition, depth of field, technique and much more. After this class you will have a better understanding of how your DSLR camera works. Bring your fully charged camera, extra batteries and camera manual. Instructor: Roy McLaughlin & Al Dixon Course ID: PH201

Instructor: Roy McLaughlin & Al Dixon Course ID: TVLPH

SAL $119 | 6 Hrs Mar 14, 16 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

SAL $119 | 6 Hrs Apr 25, 27 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

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Experience an outdoor photography scavenger hunt! Under the guidance of a photographer, you will discover how to use your camera and available light sources to create great images all while enjoying a fun scavenger hunt. Bring your fully charged camera, lenses, extra batteries and camera manual.

SAL $49 | 2 Hrs Apr 22 (Su) 10 am - noon

Travel photography is one of the most popular activities for those who travel. The single most important choice to make is what kind of camera to purchase and/or bring along. There's no single "best" camera for travel photography: the kind of pictures you want to take, the easeof-use you want, your budget and even how much you want to carry all factor into it. Gain ideas, tips and tricks to enhance your travel memories and help you get better photographs.

Photography 201 IMAGES WITH IMPACT

NEW Scavenger Hunt

Instructor: Roy McLaughlin & Al Dixon Course ID: PH301

Photo Editing with Lightroom Photography 101 FROM AUTO TO THE GREAT BEYOND

take it to the street

Get the most out of your landscape photography with this fun, intensive bootcamp, featuring an exciting combination of classroom time, shooting assignments, exercises and critique time. There is no better way to quickly improve your photography than to receive direct teaching and feedback from this veteran landscape photography duo. If you already have an understanding of the functions of your camera and are looking to take your photos to the next level this is workshop for you. Bring your fully charged camera, extra batteries and camera manual. Lunch is included. Instructor: Roy McLaughlin & Al Dixon Course ID: PWKND TBA $299 | 14 Hrs Jun 3, 4 (Sa/Su) 9 am - 5 pm

Learning from experienced people was great. Well presented and easy to understand. Student, Photography 101 Secrets of Better Photography Uncover the secrets behind outstanding photos! You will learn how to take better pictures by understanding your camera and how to use it in a variety of situations. Online $135 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12


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Cooking

what to bring

Basic Knife Skills

NEW Splendor of Fresh Herbs

Did you know that many chefs consider the knife to be the most important tool in the kitchen? Knife skills can be difficult to master and understand. Through demonstration and hands-on experience you will learn knife terms, sharpening techniques and simple cutting skills that make you look like a pro. This class is sure to sell out quickly. Register early, chop chop!

Bring the aromatic pleasures of the herb garden into your kitchen, from classic favorites to more unusual dishes, appetizers and desserts. Included will be an array of pestos as a great way to preserve the garden’s bounty as well as a variety of culinary uses for pestos. This is a demonstration course with time to interact with the professional chef and taste the cuisine.

Instructor: Ron Bayda Course ID: KNFSK

Instructor: Herb Hess Course ID: HERBS

SAL $59 + $20 supplies | 3 Hrs Apr 20 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

SAL $59 + $20 supplies | 3 Hrs May 24 (W) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Fruit & Vegetable Carving

NEW Bread of All Seasons

Explore the craft of creating edible art by transforming everyday produce such as radishes, cucumbers, peppers and melons into leaves and flowers. Practice designs that will WOW your guests. Bring your favourite paring knife and discover your inner culinary artist.

There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread wafting through your kitchen. Abandon ready-sliced loaves and discover a world of delicious, fresh bread baked at home. Spend a day with Sandy who will inspire you to rise to the occasion.

Instructor: Jana Bromley Course ID: FRVGC

Instructor: Sandy Spates Course ID: BRDSN

SAL $59 + $25 supplies | 3 Hrs May 2 (T) 6 - 9 pm

SAL $75 + $25 supplies | 6 Hrs May 6 (Sa) 9:30 am - 4 pm

We recommend bringing the following items to your cooking class: • hair tie • closed-toe shoes • water bottle • containers for leftovers

Food for Thought Did you know there is a connection between food and your emotions? Discover natural ways to treat mood conditions such as depression, seasonal affective disorder and anxiety. You will learn how to build a "happy plate" that will promote a positive mood through food you eat. You are sure to come away with a new perspective on the food you eat! Instructor: Dr. Baljit Khamba, ND, M.PH Course ID: FDTHT SAL $65 | 4 Hrs Mar 13, 15 (M/W) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

NEW Get Fresh - Locally Sourced Cooking Do you know the source of what you are eating? Tired of tasteless produce? Time to get fresh and eat local! Learn to create delicious, savory, healthy meals using locally sourced meat, dairy, produce and other fresh foods. This is a demonstration course with time to interact with the professional chef and taste the cuisine. Instructor: Richard Toll Course ID: FRLCL SAL $59 + $20 supplies | 3 Hrs May 4 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

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Chef Richard Toll

Beginning his career in 1998 in Nottingham, England, Chef Toll quickly developed his passion and standards for fresh and locally produced products. Working in top hotels around the East Mid-lands, he honed his skills. Earning his ISG Level One, he developed a palate for complimenting wines, whisky and beer with amazing French food. Returning to Canada, Chef Toll took his culinary adventure back on the road. Working in Iqaluit, Yellowknife and Vancouver, he continued to pursue his desire to work with amazing indigenous products. From caribou to halibut, anything he could work with, he did. Sharing his wealth of information and a desire to expand people’s minds towards their food, he has created Rage Catering with his customers in mind. He refines each experience with a delicate and astonishing touch, sure to wow both your palate and your guests.

NEW Making Sausage BBQ season is about to begin and what better way to kick it off than cooking up fresh, homemade sausage that doesn't contain all sorts of additives and fillers. From selecting fresh meat and grinding to choosing and stuffing the casings, Chef Toll will teach you everything you need to know to create your own delicious sausages. It's not as difficult - or as messy - as you may think!

Crepes

Cook for your Valentine or better yet, make an evening of it and cook WITH your Valentine! From the simple to the slightly more involved, and - so important to today’s cook – how much can be done in advance. A series of menus will be presented running the gamut from ‘The Quickie’ to ‘I really want to impress my Valentine'. This demonstration course is sure to be entertaining with plenty of sampling.

Think crepes are too difficult to create? Think again! Discover the art of making the perfect crepe and plenty of ideas for scrumptious fillings. From dinner to dessert, your mouth will be watering by the time you sit down to enjoy your creations.

Instructor: Richard Toll Course ID: SAUSG

Instructor: Herb Hess Course ID: ROMAN

SAL $59 + $20 supplies | 3 Hrs Apr 4 (T) 6 - 9 pm

SAL $59 + $20 supplies | 3 Hrs Feb 7 (T) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Understanding Meats

Introduction to Sushi

Take the mystery out of different cuts of meat and the culinary terms used to describe them. Discover how seasoning with rubs and marinades can improve your entree. Understand several basic methods of cooking meat such as roasting, sautéing, braising and frying and how to choose the proper method for your cut of meat. Finally, learn how different pan sauces may enhance your dinner. Instructor: Ron Bayda Course ID: MEATS SAL $59 + $30 supplies | 3 Hrs May 15 (M) 6 - 9 pm

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Enjoy making this popular Japanese cuisine and you'll never settle for supermarket sushi again! Prepare sushi rice properly, then make a variety of sushi including nigiri, maki and temaki. Bring your appetite as you will finish off the night eating a prepared meal including a variety of vegetable, cooked seafood and fish sushi. Instructor: Emma Matsumoto Course ID: SUSHI SAL $59 + $30 supplies | 3 Hrs Feb 27 (M) 6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Ron Bayda Course ID: CREPE SAL $59 + $25 supplies | 3 Hrs May 29 (M) 6 - 9 pm

Loved the course. Left with a greater knowledge of how food affects mood and ways to apply this to life. Student, Food for Thought NEW Let's Do Brunch! From casual to elegant, brunch is the perfect time to gather family and friends around the table. With thoughts turning to springtime ingredients, seasonally inspired brunch dishes will be offered with a focus on “do-in-advance” that lets you enjoy your guests. Instructor: Sandy Spates Course ID: BRUNC SAL $59 + $25 supplies | 3 Hrs Apr 26 (W) 6 - 9 pm


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Authentic Mexican

NEW La Cucina Italiana

Vietnamese

Gain hands-on experience cooking authentic Mexican dishes. This fun-filled evening is an alluring blend of flavours and savory ingredients that will delight your taste buds. You won't want to miss this fiesta of the senses!

Italian cuisine is characterized by its simplicity and quality of ingredients. Take your taste buds on a culinary adventure and learn to master Italian cooking techniques that would make any nonna proud! This is a demonstration course with time to interact with a professional chef and taste the cuisine.

Uncover the secrets of Vietnamese cooking as Chef Richard guides you through preparing the flavorful and aromatic dishes of this delightful cuisine. This is a demonstration course with time to interact with a professional chef and taste the cuisine.

Instructor: Imelda Dykstra Course ID: MEXIF SAL $59 + $30 supplies | 3 Hrs Feb 23 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

Spanish Tapas

Instructor: Richard Toll Course ID: ITALY SAL $59 + $15 supplies | 3 Hrs Mar 9 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Richard Toll Course ID: VIETN SAL $59 + $15 supplies | 3 Hrs Mar 20 (M) 6 - 9 pm

Tapas cover a wide variety of appetizers and snacks in Spanish cuisine. In Mexico, similar dishes are called "botanas". You will prepare a variety of easy and delicious little bites to share at your own fiesta! Instructor: Imelda Dykstra Course ID: TAPAS SAL $59 + $30 supplies | 3 Hrs Mar 22 (W) 6 - 9 pm

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the instructors were fabulous. My family is going to love Mexican night!

find your cooking

inspiration

Student, Authentic Mexican NEW New Orleans Style Discover why New Orleans is one of the “Best Foodie Cities in the South�. You will learn to cook Cajun recipes passed down from generation to generation, mouth-watering dishes the whole family will love. Instructor: Sandy Spates Course ID: CAJUN SAL $59 + $25 supplies | 3 Hrs Mar 15 (W) 6 - 9 pm

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Life & Leisure Watercolours (Each session has all new paintings!) Explore your creative side by discovering the basics of watercolour painting. Experience colour mixing and brush strokes through discussion, demonstration and hands-on practice. Taught by a renowned artist. All skill levels are welcome. Visit our website to view picture of the paintings. Supply list will be provided upon sufficient enrollment. Instructor: Willie Wong Course ID: WTCLR SAL $169 | 12 Hrs Mar 1 - 22 (W) 6 - 9 pm May 3 - 24 (W) 6 - 9 pm

This was a wonderful course! I learned so much, probably the most I have in an art class. Willie is a master of his craft. Student, Watercolours

pursue a

passion

Acrylic Painting (Each session has all new paintings!) Acrylic is a rich, vibrant and expressive medium that is easy to paint and easy to learn. Join this class for a fun and relaxed approach to learning how to paint with acrylics. You will be able to practice colour mixing and pairing, washes, blending, brushwork and more. Unleash your creativity! Visit our website to view picture of the paintings. Instructor: Karen Clair Course ID: ACRYL SAL $169 + $20 supplies | 12 Hrs Apr 6 - 27 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

Drawing for Absolute Beginners

3D Printing

Linocut Printing

Try your hand at making three-dimensional objects. You will have the opportunity to experiment with a 3D printer, CNC router, CNC plasma cutter, 2D vinyl cutter, microcontrollers and other tools. No previous experience necessary. This is a hands-on experience!

Feel a sense of excitement as you produce multiple prints from your newly carved linoleum block. These vibrant, textured designs are easy to create and require no previous experience. Visit our website to view picture of the paintings. Supply list will be provided upon sufficient enrollment.

Instructor: David Hay Course ID: MAKER SAL $75 + $15 materials | 7.5 Hrs Feb 21 - Mar 1 (T) 6:30 - 9 pm

Instructor: Nancy Pennos Course ID: LNOPR SAL $85 | 6 Hrs Mar 2, 9 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be! Online $135 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12

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NEW Makeup Trends Contouring Always wanted to have that flawless look? Learn how to use light and dark shadows and the correct use of brushes and sponges to make your skin look selfie...camera ready. Instructor: Erinn Yakinchuk Course ID: MKUPT SAL $55 | 3 Hrs Apr 5 (W) 6 - 9 pm

life & leisure

NEW Makeup Bootcamp

NEW Hairstyling Trends

Are you bored with your makeup routine? Is your skin lacking glow? Gain an understanding of your skin tone and face shape to find the right colors that will accentuate your best features. You will walk away with easy techniques that are quaranteed to freshen up your look.

Do you have hair envy? See a great hair style and wonder how she did that? Find out how to do quick and easy hair styles, as well as do-ityourself up-do's fit for a night on the town or a formal event! Braids, buns and curls will also be covered by our talented stylist.

Instructor: Erinn Yakinchuk Course ID: MKPBC

Instructor: Colleen Nelson Course ID: HAIRT

SAL $55 | 3 Hrs May 4 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

SAL $39 | 2 Hrs Apr 25 (Th) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Paint CafĂŠ Paint, create and donate! Enjoy a fun evening with friends, create a beautiful painting and make a difference for charities in our region. Thirty percent of the registration proceeds from heART Paint events are donated to local non-profit organizations. Create from the heART!

Using watercolours as your medium, enjoy painting in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Strathcona County, a local charitable organization dedicated to providing services that promote healthy growth and development of children and their families. Instructor: Willie Wong Course ID: HRPC12

Using acrylic as your medium, enjoy painting in support of the BriarPatch Community Preschool, a local charitable organization that provides a bright, engaging and fun learning centre for 3-5 year olds.

CGC $35 + $25 supplies | 3 Hrs Mar 17 (F) 6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Karen Clair Course ID: HRPC13 CGC $35 + $25 supplies | 3 Hrs Apr 21 (F) 6 - 9 pm

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Declutter Your Home Decluttering is not as easy as "just throw it out" or "anything you haven't used should go". Find out tips from a professional organizer to help you not only declutter but put simple systems in place to make long-term improvements and keep your home organized. Instructor: Janice Mills Course ID: CLUTR SAL $49 | 3 Hrs Feb 16 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Organizing & Downsizing

NEW Woodworking - Re-turning to the Lathe The wood lathe is a wonderful and rewarding entry point to woodworking for women and men alike. Beginner projects will include a cherry wood bowl and exotic hardwood pens. For those who have previously taken this course, new project choices will be offered including the possibility of turning a pepper mill, candle sticks, baseball bat or more complex bowl. Instructor: Fred Rempel Course ID: WDWKE SCS $155 + $25 supplies | 12 Hrs Feb 21 - Mar 14 (T) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Woodworking - Furniture Create a table you will be proud to keep or give away as a special gift. Begin by designing your table from scratch, then choose from either oak or maple hardwood and finally build your design from the ground up! No previous experience is required. Instructor: Fred Rempel Course ID: WWFUR SCS $179 + $40 supplies | 15 Hrs Apr 11 - May 9 (T) 6 - 9 pm

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Furniture Re-chic (Chalk painting) Find out everything you need to know about chalk paints and waxes for wood furniture. You will be able to try your hand at application techniques such as dry brushing, washes, layering and distressing. Complete your piece using soft and dark waxes. For the second class bring a small piece of furniture to work on. Instructor: Cristi Storz Course ID: FRNCP SAL $89 + $45 supplies | 6 Hrs Apr 4, 11 (T) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Trendy Wall Art Create decorative wall plaques that will make you smile, welcome your guests or just remind you of what’s really important. Use a variety of techniques, materials and embellishments to create three personalized decorative wall plaques that will give your room a fresh look, turn a house into a home or add a personal touch to gift giving. Instructor: Cristi Storz Course ID: WLART SAL $49 + $40 supplies | 3 Hrs May 16 (T) 6 - 9 pm

Due to changes in health and memory, the elderly have unique organizing needs which affect their quality of life. Editing a lifetime of belongings is an opportunity to preserve those memories that are most important. Find out how to create a safer, healthier and more comfortable living space for your elderly loved ones. Instructor: Janice Mills Course ID: ORGDW SAL $49 | 3 Hrs Apr 6 (Th) 6 - 9 pm


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Caring for Aging Parents Wondering where to start in helping your aging parents find and access the supports they need? Find out about services available to not only seniors but also their caregivers. Gain insight into knowing when it is time to seek outside help, what types of care are available and community living options. Bring a second person free to this informative session. You may also be interested in Aging Parents - Getting Your Affairs in Order (page 17). Instructor: Alberta Health Services Course ID: CARAP SAL $25 | 2 Hrs Feb 8 (W) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

NEW Mortgage Bootcamp

NEW Pain Free Posture

NEW Reiki for Animals

Are you aware of the implications of the new mortgage legislation rolled out last fall? Spend an evening with a mortgage expert to find out the impact this will have on you now and in the future. This informative evening will also cover other aspects of mortgages including: terminology, questions to ask when shopping for a mortgage, factors affecting your credit score, realtor and lawyer roles, budgeting and more. Bring a second person at no additional cost.

Discover a whole body approach to solving chronic postural pain. Improve range of motion and function in your daily activities using simple tools and techniques to help realign your body. Learn how to break habits that lock you into dysfunction. Stop surviving and start living with ease! Helpful for all ages.

Animals suffer from stress, anxiety, behavior problems, ailments and allergies not unlike humans. Find out the benefits of reiki for animals and learn techniques for performing reiki on your pet for their wellbeing. Please leave your pets at home as this is a demonstration session.

Instructor: Suzanne Belanger, RMT Course ID: PFPOS

Instructor: Susan Mack Course ID: RKDOG

SAL $39 | 2.5 Hrs May 25 (Th) 6:30 - 9 pm

SAL $49 | 3 Hrs May 15 (M) 6 - 9 pm

Food for Thought

NEW Ask the Dog Experts

Instructor: Jaime Hardy Course ID: MTGBC SAL $35 | 3 Hrs Feb 15 (W) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Women, Weight & Hormones Are you finding that fat is collecting around your mid-section and no matter how well you watch what you eat or how much you exercise, that weight is not budging? This may have more to do with your hormone levels than anything else. Find out strategies for fighting fat and losing weight once and for all. Instructor: Dr. Baljit Khamba, ND, M.PH Course ID: WWHOR

Did you know there is a connection between food and your emotions? Discover natural ways to treat mood conditions such as depression, seasonal affective disorder and anxiety. You will learn how to build a "happy plate" that will promote a positive mood through food you eat. You are sure to come away with a new perspective on the food you eat!

Gain access to professionals who care about the overall health and safety of your canine. Join a veterinarian, a dog trainer, a professional dog groomer and a daycare/boarding facility operator all in one evening! Enjoy a short presentation from each expert followed by an opportunity for your questions. A unique and informative class you won't want to miss!

Instructor: Dr. Baljit Khamba, ND, M.PH Course ID: FDTHT

Instructor: Stefani Sellsted Course ID: DOGEX

SAL $65 | 4 Hrs Mar 13, 15 (M/W) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

SAL $49 | 3 Hrs Apr 10 (M) 6 - 9 pm

SAL $65 | 4 Hrs Apr 24, 26 (M/W) 6:30 - 9:30 pm

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women & wine Brave Enough for Ballroom

Soothing Massage for Two

NEW Your Angels & Guides

Ballroom dancing – find out what all the fuss is about! Waltz, cha cha, rumba, jive – it’s all here. Join our popular dance instructors each night to conquer both a smooth and a rhythm dance. You’ll do more than just have fun: learning to dance gives you the confidence to get out on the dance floor at weddings and other special occasions!

Take time out for some much needed TLC. Feel the tension fade away as you spend an evening with your partner practicing basic massage techniques. Check the website for what to wear and bring. Register in couples.

Add flare to your girls' night out enjoying wine and having fun exploring a different topic each session. Tonight’s session is all about angels and guides. Have you ever wondered about the angels watching over you? Every one of us has a host of angels and guides who help us throughout our lives. Find out how to connect with your own angels and guides and discover methods to tune into your sensory awareness. Also experience an “angel party” where you and a partner will have the opportunity to explore and receive messages for each other using a variety of angel cards. The angels are all about having fun and that is exactly what this night will be…FUN!

Instructor: Peter & Helga Zankl Course ID: BLLRM BWD $199 per couple | 12 Hrs Jan 25 - Mar 15 (W) 7:30 - 9 pm

Wine & Cheese Appreciation Unlock the mysteries of wine and begin to build a strong base for lifelong wine appreciation. Sensory training, wine vocabulary and tasting major varietals help build your ability to discern the distinct flavours and nuances from many types of wine. Learn about label information, wine aging and choosing perfectly paired cheeses. Instructor: Amy Holden Course ID: WNCHS SUB $39 + $25 supplies | 2 Hrs Feb 23 (Th) 6:30-8:30 pm

Just the course I needed on my journey of self discovery and growth. Student, Grow Inspired to be Yourself Favourite Patio Cocktails From patio parties and backyard BBQ's to just escaping the sizzling heat – learn how to entertain effortlessly with the latest and most delicious summer cocktails. Expect to interact, have fun and, of course, learn a lot! Instructor: Sandra McFayden Course ID: PATCK SUB $35 + $20 Materials | 1.5 Hrs Jun 1 (Th) 7 - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Suzanne Belanger, RMT Course ID: STHMS SAL $79 per pair + $5 supplies | 5 Hrs Apr 3, 5 (M/W) 6:30 - 9 pm

NEW Brazilian Toe Massage Brazilian toe massage is a method of relaxing the body and mind using reflexology points in the feet correlating to the brain. Find out how you can slow down the "non-stop internet highway" of the brain by applying the techniques of this form of massage and how it may even help you and others cope with anxiety, ADD and ADHD. Instructor: Debra Cookson Course ID: BZNTM SAL $49 | 3 Hrs Apr 12 (W) 6 - 9 pm

NEW Hand Reflexology Hand reflexology is an effective form of massage that can promote relaxation, alleviate stress, relieve headaches, and even help with tooth issues, digestion and motion sickness. Spend an evening of self-care and relaxation as you explore the techniques of hand reflexology.

Communicating with Angels Every one of us has a host of angels and guides who help us throughout our life. Find out how to connect with your own angels and guides as well as various methods of how to tune into your own sensory awareness. The angels are all about “having fun” and that is exactly what this class will be…FUN!! Instructor: Carmen Braga Course ID: JRNOS SAL $75 | 6 Hrs Apr 6, 13, 20 (Th) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

SAL $59 | 4 Hrs Mar 13, 15 (M/W) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

NEW Introduction to Astrology

Essential Oils Essential oils can improve digestion, mental clarity, circulation and so much more! Discover how using the right essential oil can enhance your physical, emotional and mental state.

SAL $95 | 8 Hrs Apr 5 - 26 (W) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

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Learn the language of astrology! You will gain the ability to recognize symbols and determine the general breakdown of an astrological chart. Discover the symbolic language necessary to pursue the study of astrology. Instructor: Tracy Quinlan Course ID: ASTRO SAL $59 | 4 Hrs Mar 7, 14 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm


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The Pendulum: Your Intuition Ally

Mindful Meditation

NEW Mindful Journaling

Amplify your gut feelings and focus your intuition with a pendulum. In this session you will delve into your subconscious and inner wisdom. No experience needed. Demo pendulums are provided if you don't already have one. Bring a bottle of water to drink.

Mindfulness meditation is being aware of your thoughts and actions in the present moment, without judging yourself, as a means of reducing the effects of stress and improving your mood and boosting your immune system. Gain practice and practical tips in meditation to improve your life and feel great.

Journaling is one of the many methods available to you to become more mindful and improve your overall well-being. Find out how to get over the hardest part: facing that blank page and getting started. A journal will be provided in the class to work through examples, steps and take notes. This class is for everyone and all writing abilities.

Instructor: Suzanne Belanger Course ID: CINTN SAL $49 | 3 Hrs Apr 24 (M) 6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Hazel Butterworth Course ID: MDFLM SAL $75 | 6 Hrs Feb 23 - Mar 9 (Th) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Change Your Mind Your thoughts, words and deeds shape what you create in your life. We cannot expect things to improve if we continue with the same thought patterns. By simply changing how you think, you will be able to reduce stress, let go of old habits and look forward to a brighter future. Instructor: Hazel Butterworth Course ID: CMIND SAL $75 | 6 Hrs Apr 5 - 19 (W) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Grow Inspired to be Yourself Who am I? What is my purpose here? Most people live their lives trying to be someone they are not and live up to the expectations of others. This has served to create a false identity and is not who you really are. Are you ready to grow inspired to be yourself?

NEW Kundalini Meditation Kundalini yoga is considered the most comprehensive of yoga traditions, combining mediation, mantra, physical exercises and breathing techniques. Learn powerful techniques to promote healing and a more serene, positive state of mind. You will leave with a range of tools and techniques to implement in your own daily practice. Instructor: Sabrina de Vere Course ID: KDMED

Instructor: Michelle Lindstrom Course ID: MNDJR SAL $49 + $10 materials | 3 Hrs Feb 22, Mar 1 (W) 6:30 - 8 pm

Whole Body Natural Detox Are you interested in living a healthier lifestyle? Jump start your health goals by learning how to consume foods that help rid your body of toxins and lose that stubborn weight. Instructor: Dr. Baljit Khamba, ND, M.PH Course ID: NDTOX SAL $59 | 4 Hrs Feb 7, 14 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

SAL $75 | 6 Hrs May 3 - 17 (W) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Carmen Braga Course ID: INSPR SAL $75 | 6 Hrs Mar 6 - 20 (M) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

NEW Healing Art of Reiki Reiki's effectiveness lies in its simplicity and is limitless in its potential. Invite happiness, health and success into your everyday life by discovering what Reiki is and how to apply it to yourself and assist those closest to you. Instructor: Hazel Butterworth Course ID: HREIK SAL $115 | 9 Hrs Apr 13 - 27 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

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Law Will & Estate Planning Why do you need a will? Find out about the importance of a will and the essentials of estate planning for you and your family. Learn how to plan for joint ownership, designated beneficiaries, personal directives and more. Instructor: Wanda Fawcett, B.A., LL.B. Course ID: WILES SAL $20 | 2 Hrs Feb 6 (M) 6:30 - 8:30 pm May 9 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Great value. Instructors spoke in terms that were understandable and were willing to answer questions. Student, Estate Planning for Blended Families

Estate Planning for Blended Families Enduring Powers of Attorney & Personal Directives What happens if you become temporarily or permanently incapacitated by way of unforeseen circumstances? Discover the benefit of adding an Enduring Power of Attorney to your personal planning. You will also learn what a Personal Directive is, how to obtain one and how it impacts your wishes and your loved ones when you are unable to make medical decisions in a time of crisis. Instructor: Wanda Fawcett, B.A., LL.B. Course ID: EPOAT SAL $20 | 2 Hrs Apr 4 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Planning your estate for a blended family can be complicated, especially if not done properly. Learn the important factors to consider when planning to accommodate a blended family in your estate. Instructor: Wanda Fawcett, B.A., LL.B. Course ID: EBLND SAL $20 | 2 Hrs May 16 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Being an Executor What is involved in being an executor and probating a will? Know whether to accept or decline an offer to be an executor and when to seek legal and accounting advice. Instructor: Wanda Fawcett, B.A., LL.B. Course ID: EXCTR SAL $20 | 2.5 Hrs Mar 7 (T) 6 - 8:30 pm May 24 (W) 6 - 8:30 pm

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did you know? Aging Parents - Getting Your Affairs in Order Many issues arise with aging parents. Topics such as driving, living independently and medical care take on new meanings as families discuss how to best support mom and dad. Learn how to help your parents and have the discussions about the decisions and plans that come with aging. You may also be interested in Caring for Aging Parents (page 13). Instructor: Wanda Fawcett, B.A., LL.B. Course ID: AGPAR

Wise Buyer - Condominiums Get an introduction to condo law from our expert with a focus on the obligations of owners, the board and the condominium corporation. Conclude with practical tips on becoming a more informed purchaser when the time comes to make an offer. Instructor: Hugh Willis, B.A., LL.B. Course ID: COND3 SAL $55 | 4 Hrs Apr 20, 27 (Th) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

SAL $20 | 2 Hrs Apr 24 (M) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Legal Aspects of Living Together

I'm glad I came. Excellent discussion and information. Very practical.

Gain an overview of the laws relating to unmarried persons who live together in a relationship of interdependence. We will also cover the topic of cohabitation agreements.

Student, Child & Spousal Support Buying & Selling Your Home Privately Commission-free real estate is a popular route among many home owners. Learn what you need to know about the legal process and paperwork needed in order to facilitate a smooth sale or purchase of real-estate without a realtor. Instructor: Strathcona Law Group Course ID: PRVHM SAL $39 | 2 Hrs May 2 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Strathcona Law Group Course ID: LIVIN SAL $20 | 1.5 Hrs Feb 28 (T) 6:30 - 8 pm

Property Issues Upon Separation Understand the legal considerations of matrimonial property and unjust enrichment claims when going through separation or divorce. Instructor: Strathcona Law Group Course ID: PROPS SAL $20 | 2 Hrs Apr 10 (M) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Bring a second person to any of these law courses at no extra cost!

Family Law 101 Gain an overview of the most common issues encountered when going through separation and divorce. Topics briefly covered include separation agreements, property division, custody and child and spousal support. This session is geared towards both married and unmarried (common-law) family situations. Instructor: Strathcona Law Group Course ID: FAMIL SAL $20 | 2 Hrs Feb 7 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Navigating Separation Delve deeper into the legalities of separation and divorce. You will explore the documents required for divorce and find out the legal process for separating couples, whether married or unmarried, including a discussion on separation agreements. Instructor: Strathcona Law Group Course ID: NVGDV SAL $20 | 2 Hrs May 30 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Child & Spousal Support Find guidance and answers to questions involving child and spousal support for separating couples. Learn what the underlying goals of support are, how to determine who pays support and the guidelines used to establish the appropriate amount to be paid. This session is geared towards both married and unmarried (common-law) family situations. Instructor: Strathcona Law Group Course ID: CHDSS SAL $20 | 2 Hrs Mar 21 (T) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Most of our law courses are offered in partnership with the Alberta Law Foundation. All the instructors are experienced practicing lawyers within Alberta. These courses do not provide legal advice and are intended to provide you with education regarding basic legal principles.

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Professional Certificate

Project Management

Leadership

NEW Digital Marketing

CE Professional Certificate

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CE Professional Certificate

Whether you are thinking about becoming a project manager or are currently employed as one and would like to develop your skills further, this program will provide you with essential information to successfully complete projects in various industries. These courses meet the Project Management Institute's expectations for professional development in project management. Save over 10% off the cost of individual course fees when registering in this certificate.

Leadership skills can be learned and developed. Enhance your leadership potential by discovering how to develop and lead a successful team, the most valuable resource in any business. You will gain valuable knowledge on communicating effectively with a variety of personalities and making decisions with confidence. Save 10% off the cost of individual course fees when registering in this certificate.

In today's fast-paced, connected environment, it is increasingly important to know how to utilize the power of online marketing. Find out how to develop an internet marketing plan, use popular social media platforms and acheive higher positions with major search engines. You will come away with tools that you can implement right away. Save 10% off the cost of individual course fees when registering in this certificate.

Completion Requirements

This certificate requires the completion of three mandatory courses within one year from the start of the first course. ONLINE PROGRAM • Project Management Fundamentals • Project Management Applications • High Speed Project Management Fee: $365 | Course ID: CPRJM Check website for monthly start dates

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This certificate requires the completion of four mandatory online courses within one year from the start of the first course. ONLINE PROGRAM • Achieving Success with Difficult People • Leadership • Building Teams that Work

Completion Requirements

This certificate requires the completion of three mandatory courses within one year from the start of the first course. ONLINE PROGRAM • Marketing Your Business on the Internet • Using Social Media in Business

• Skills for Making Great Decisions

• Achieving Top Seach Engine Positions

Fee: $479 | Course ID: CLEAD Check website for monthly start dates

Fee: $365 | Course ID: DGMRK Check website for monthly start dates


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Business Administration CE Professional Certificate

Gain skills for the career you deserve. Begin by developing your basic accounting knowledge and learning accounting software widely used in the business community. You will also learn database management and improve your business writing skills for more effective communication. Acquire the language of management by learning the skills required to delegate responsibility and motivate colleagues. Save 10% off the cost of individual course fees when registering in this certificate. Completion Requirements

Learn the skills you need to excel as an administrative professional or executive assistant. You will gain insight into the world of business and expand your skills to become more knowledgeable and productive in your work environment. This certificate may help you prepare for the internationally recognized Certified Administrative Professional® exam offered by the International Association of Administrative Professionals®. Save 10% off the cost of individual course fees when registering in this certificate. Completion Requirements This certificate requires the completion of three mandatory courses within one year from the start of the first class. ONLINE PROGRAM • Administrative Assistant Fundamentals • Administrative Assistant Applications • Effective Business Writing Fee: $365 | Course ID: CADMN Check website for monthly start dates

Mental Health First Aid

• Effective Business Writing

Earn a certificate in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and be able to provide the help needed to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Like physical first aid, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment can be found or until the crisis is resolved. MHFA is an evidence-based program of the Mental Health Commissions of Canada. Topics covered include: substance related disorders, mood related disorders, anxiety and trauma related disorders and psychotic disorders.

Fee: $729 | Course ID: CBUSA Check website for monthly start dates

Instructor: Al Visram Course ID: CMHFA

This certificate requires the completion of six mandatory courses within one year from the start of the first class. ONLINE PROGRAM • Accounting Fundamentals I • Accounting Fundamentals II • Introduction to QuickBooks 2016 • Introduction to Microsoft Access 2016 • Fundamentals of Supervision & Management

SAL $185 + $35 materials | 12 Hrs Jan 23, 25, 30, Feb 1 (M/W) 6 - 9 pm

Anxious Children & Teens: Recognize, Respond & Support Research shows children experience higher levels of anxiety than in the past. Be able to recognize signs of anxiety and possible driving factors, as well as respond and support children in appropriate ways. Designed for parents, teachers, EAs, childcare workers and others who want to learn more about this subject. Instructor: Shane Hewitt, M. Ed. Course ID: ANXCH SAL $65 | 3 Hrs May 8 (M) 6 - 9 pm

Supporting Children with ADHD Discover how ADHD can impact learning and how you can help students and your child go further. Designed for parents, teachers, EAs and childcare workers who are looking for ways to support kids who have trouble focusing or focusing on the right thing. Instructor: Shane Hewitt, M. Ed. Course ID: CADHD SAL $65 | 3 Hrs Feb 13 (M) 6 - 9 pm

Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for People with ASD Find out the difference between tantrum behavior and a meltdown. This course is designed for anyone supporting a person with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are looking for new ideas in getting through and reducing meltdown behavior. Instructor: Shane Hewitt, M. Ed. Course ID: ASDCY SAL $65 | 3 Hrs Mar 20 (M) 6 - 9 pm

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Computer New to iPads Prerequisite: Familiarity with Gmail and iTunes

accounts and passwords

Get to know your iPad in a comfortable environment. You will find out how to personalize your device, download and arrange apps, connect to your email and social media accounts, save and share photos, access the internet, utilize features such as eBooks and much more. This class is designed for beginners. Bring your fully charged iPad with the most recent software updates for a handson experience. Instructor: Edna Dach Course ID: IPAD1 SAL $65 | 3 Hrs Feb 6 (M) 6 - 9 pm

Maximizing Your iPad Prerequisite: Familiarity with iTunes account/

password & know basic operations

In a comfortable environment, learn the amazing features of your iPad and its accessories. You will discover how to communicate, stay organized, search, take photos, share, save and much more, using tips, trick and tools of the iPad. This class is for those with iPad experience wanting to learn more. Bring your fully charged device with the most recent software updates for a hands-on experience. Instructor: Edna Dach Course ID: IPAD2 SAL $65 | 3 Hrs Feb 27 (M) 6 - 9 pm

InDesign CC

All Google What is it and what does it do? Google is much more than just a search engine tool. Explore the benefits of Google's products such as Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive and some of the most useful Google apps like Maps, Photos, Google+, Hang Outs and much more. Instructor: Edna Dach Course ID: AGOOG SAL $55 | 2 Hrs Apr 3 (M) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

The instructor is calm and takes his time with the material. Enjoyed my time here. Student, Back to the Workplace Google Drive, Docs & Apps Prerequisite: Familiarity with your Gmail account

and password

Learn how to use Adobe InDesign CC software to create professional-quality letterhead, brochures, forms, eBooks, business materials and more. Online $135 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12

Illustrator CS6 Learn to design and draw vector art, work with shape gradients, and manipulate color images using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Online $135 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12

QuickBooks 2016 Series Master the fundamentals and more advanced functions of QuickBooks 2016. Learn everything from creating statements to using batch invoicing and managing journal entries. Online $249 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12

Explore Google's services such as apps, documents, drive, sharing, spreadsheets and more. Learn how to create and update documents and notes - from anywhere! You will also discover how to easily share files and folders with anyone and store your important files. Whether for business or personal use, Google is sure to make your computing life easier.

Designing Effective Websites

Instructor: Edna Dach Course ID: GAPPS

Learn to build fully responsive websites optimized for mobile devices, smartphones, tablets, and desktop viewing environments.

SAL $99 | 6 Hrs Mar 6, 8 (M/W) 6 - 9 pm

Learn powerful graphic design techniques and build websites that are both attractive and wickedly effective. Online $135 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12

Responsive Web Design

Online $135 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12

Edna Dach Edna recently retired from Elk Island Public Schools as Director of Technology but, never one to rest, most recently worked at Alberta Education as Education Manager in the School Technology sector. She has been a presenter in her field at the provincial, national and international levels. As well as having extensive experience with technology, Edna is also an avid photographer. We are delighted she continues to share her experience with the coommunity in both computers & photography at Next Step Continuing Education.

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Word 2013 Level 1

Word 2013 Level 2

Suitable for Word 2010 users

Prerequisite: Word 2013 Level 1

Learn how to use the world’s most popular word processor. Come and spend some hands-on time with us. This course is for beginners needing to know how to create a document and add some pizzazz using font and paragraph formatting. You will discover new-found tricks that will make using Word more efficient than you imagined!

Uncover more secrets of Word. Learn how to do a mail merge to send a personalized letter or create labels for many recipients. Also discover how to use Styles to control formatting in your document as well as how to generate a table of contents. You won’t believe how efficient you’ll become using Autotext and Autocorrect. Course manual is $10 and is payable directly to the instructor on the first day of class.

Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: WL113 SAL $125 + $10 materials | 6 Hrs Feb 28, Mar 2 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

Word 2013 Level 1 Accelerated Prerequisite: For experienced Word users

Back to the Workplace Gain an overview of Windows, Excel, Word and PowerPoint. This is perfect for people who have been out of the workplace for a while and want to update their skills using current software. Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: BKWRK SAL $165 + $10 materials | 8 Hrs Jan 24, 26, 31, Feb 2 (T/Th) 6:30 - 8:30 pm

I am more confident applying for jobs now after being out of the workforce for 15 years!

If you are currently a Microsoft Word user and have never taken any formal training (or it’s been awhile), this course is for you. Learn how to quickly format and enhance your document and line up text properly with margins, tabs and tables. You won't believe the time you'll save with all the shortcuts provided. Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: WDA13 SAL $75 + $10 materials | 3 Hrs Mar 10 (F) 1 - 4 pm Apr 7 (F) 9 am - noon

Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: WL213 SAL $125 | 6 Hrs Apr 11, 13 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

Word 2013 Level 3 Prerequisite: Word 2013 Level 2

Take your knowledge to the next level by creating a multi-level outline list, custom templates, macros and tool bar, and keyboard customizations. Learn how to create section breaks, headers and footers and page setup. The Track Changes and Document Comparison features are also discussed. Course manual is $10 and is payable directly to the instructor on the first day of class. Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: WL313 SAL $125 | 6 Hrs May 23, 25 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

Student, Back to the Workplace Windows 10 BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE If you are familiar with your computer and want to know how to navigate Windows 10 more efficiently, this course is for you. Bring your own device and gain hands-on familiarity with your computer's hardware. Instructor: Jon Thomas Course ID: WIN10 SAL $65 | 3 Hrs Feb 23 (Th) 6 - 9 pm Apr 6 (Th) 6 - 9 pm

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Excel 2013 Level 1 Suitable for Excel 2010 users

If you have never created a spreadsheet or consider yourself a newbie in this area, this course is for you! Learn to create a spreadsheet and use basic formulas to make Excel do the math for you! We’ll also cover sorting and printing techniques. The only pre-requisite is that you know how to use a mouse. Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: XL113 SAL $125 + $10 materials | 6 Hrs Feb 14, 16 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm Mar 14, 16 (M/W) 6 - 9 pm

Excel 2013 Level 1 Accelerated Prerequisite: For experienced Excel users

Do you currently use Excel for basic tasks but want to learn some ways to get your spreadsheet working for you? You will review formulas including absolute references, printing techniques, as well as dozens of tips regarding sorting, copying cells, autofill, formatting and more. It will give you a whole new appreciation for Excel! Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: XLA13 SAL $75 + $10 materials | 3 Hrs Mar 10 (F) 9 am - noon Apr 7 (F) 1 - 4 pm

Excel 2013 Level 2 Prerequisite: Excel 2013 Level 1 or equivalent.

If you’re comfortable with basic and absolute formulas, now it’s time to explore IF, NOW, ROUND and more. You will also find out how to name ranges and use them in formulas as well as working with multiple worksheets. Course manual is $10 and is payable directly to the instructor on the first day of class. Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: XL213

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I found many new shortcuts and time savers! Very informative and applicable for using Excel in my workplace. Student, Excel 2013 Level 1 Excel 2013 Level 3 Prerequisite: Excel 2013 Level 2 or equivalent.

This course is all about organizing and summarizing long lists of data! Explore advanced sorting, filtering, pivot tables, subtotaling and functions such as COUNTIF and SUMIF. You should be at ease using Excel formulas and autosum before taking this course. Course manual is $10 and is payable directly to the instructor on the first day of class.

give yourself an edge Word MOS Certification Take your career to a whole new level by becoming a certified Microsoft Office Specialist in Word. This certification includes Word Levels 1, 2 and 3, 6 hours of exam prep, study guides and the exam writing fees. Total value of individual courses is $690 but you can purchase the entire package for just $599! Course ID: WDMOS

SAL $125 | 6 Hrs May 30, Jun 1 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

Word Level 1 Word Level 2 Word Level 3 MOS Exam Prep Study Guide Exam Fee

$125 $125 $125 $125 $40 $150

PowerPoint 2013

Total Value Package Price

$690 $599

Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: XL313

Ready to create professional looking presentations and wow your audience? Learn how to use beautiful built-in templates, outline view and master slides. Inserting pictures and shapes and creating slide shows will also be covered. Instructor: Ken Burns Course ID: PPT13 SAL $75 + $10 materials | 3 Hrs Mar 21 (T) 6 - 9 pm

Excel MOS Certification Take your career to a whole new level by becoming a certified Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel. This certification includes Excel Levels 1, 2 and 3, 6 hours of exam prep, study guide and the exam writing fee. Total value of individual courses is $690 but you can purchase the entire package for just $599! Course ID: EXMOS

Learn to use the basic features of Microsoft Word 2016, Microsoft Excel 2016, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, three of the most fundamental software programs used in educational and professional settings.

Excel Level 1 Excel Level 2 Excel Level 3 MOS Exam Prep Study Guides Exam Fee

$125 $125 $125 $125 $40 $150

Online $365 Start dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12

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$690 $599

Office 2016 Value Suite

SAL $125 | 6 Hrs Apr 25, 27 (T/Th) 6 - 9 pm

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Diploma Exam Prep boost your confidence Ease the stress of your diploma exams and get the support you need to conquer them once and for all. You will review the major curriculum topics for that subject and discover strategies for successful exam writing. Small class sizes offer more personalized support. Our engaging teachers provide a positive experience and are able to take the time to make sure you really understand. Bring a lunch/snack for the weekend classes as a 1/2 hour break is provided.

English 30-1 Part A

Social 30-1

Chemistry 30

SAL $49 | 6 Hrs Jun 5, 6 (M/T) 5:30 - 8:30 pm

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Social 30-2

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English 30-2

Math 30-1; Math 30-2

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SAL $125 | 15 Hrs Jun 14, 15, 16 (W/Th/F) 5:30 - 8:30 pm plus Jun 17 (Sa) 9 am - 3:30 pm

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"The teacher was very knowledgeable, helpful and enthusiastic. I feel ready for the diploma now!" - Chemistry 30 Diploma Prep student

"Incredible teacher. He made it feel so easy! I'm pumped for my exam." - English 30-1 Part A Diploma Prep student

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If you are currently in school or have been out of school for some time, Next Step can provide you with courses and guidance to reach your goals. Call our offices to learn more about how we can offer you support. Special requirements outlined by Alberta Education exist for each of the categories below.

• High School Diploma for students under the age of 19 - check out Next Step Senior High and Summer School • High School Diploma students over the age of 19 (mature students) offered through Next Step Senior High and Summer School • High School Equivalency Diploma - credits can be earned for age, travel, reading or private study if you already have at least 60 credits including English 30. Contact us to find out how.

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02 Linocut Printing

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06 French Building Blocks II

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06 Grow Inspired to be Yourself

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10 Ask the Dog Experts

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06 Google Drive, Docs & Apps

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10 Property Issues Separation

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07 Being an Executor

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11 Woodworking - Furniture

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07 Introduction to Astrology

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11 Photography 301

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09 La Cucina Italian

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11 Word 2013 Level 2

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10 Word 2013 Accelerated

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12 Ed2Go Online Courses

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06 New to iPads

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10 Excel 2013 Accelerated

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12 Brazilian Toe Massage

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06 Will & Estate Planning

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13 Hand Reflexology

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13 Healing Art of Reiki

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07 Spanish Building Blocks I

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13 Food for Thought

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20 Basic Knife Skills

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07 Romantic Dinners

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14 Photography 201

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20 Wise Buyer Condominiums

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07 Whole Body Natural Detox

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14 Excel 2013 Level 1

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21 heART Paint Cafe

Pg 11

07 Family Law 101

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15 Ed2Go Online Courses

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22 Take it to the Street

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08 Introduction to Spanish

Pg 05

15 New Orleans Style

Pg 09

24 The Pendulum

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08 Caring for Aging Parents

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17 heART Paint Cafe

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24 Aging Parents Getting Order

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13 Supporting Children ADHD

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20 Vietnamese

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24 Women, Weight, Hormones

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14 Excel 2013 Level 1

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20 Managing Cycle Meltdowns

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25 Introduction to French

Pg 05

21 PowerPoint 2013

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25 Travel Photography

Pg 06

15 Ed2Go Online Courses

Various

15 Mortgage Bootcamp

Pg 13

21 Child & Spousal Support

Pg 17

25 Excel 2013 Level 2

Pg 23

16 Declutter Your Home

Pg 12

22 Spanish Tapas

Pg 09

26 Let's Do Brunch

Pg 08

21 3D Printing

Pg 10

21 Woodworking - Lathe

april

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21 Photography 101

Pg 06

22 Mindful Journaling

Pg 15

23 Authentic Mexican

Pg 09

23 Windows 10

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23 Wine & Cheese Appreciat

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23 Mindful Meditation

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27 Maximize Your iPad

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27 Introduction to Sushi

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20 Summer School registration begins

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03 Soothing Massage for Two

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02 Fruit & Vegetable Carving

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03 All Google

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02 Buying/Selling Home Priv

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04 Making Sausage

Pg 08

03 Kundalini Meditation

Pg 15

04 Furniture Re-chic

Pg 12

03 Watercolours

Pg 10

04 Enduring POA's/Directives

Pg 16

04 Makeup Bootcamp

Pg 11

05 Spanish Building Blocks II

Pg 05

04 Get Fresh Locally Sourced

Pg 07

05 Change Your Mind

Pg 15

06 Bread of All Seasons

Pg 07

05 Essential Oils

Pg 14

08 Anxious Children & Teens

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08 German for Travellers

Pg 05

09 Will & Estate Planning

Pg 16

09 Photo Editing with Lightrm

Pg 06

11 Hairstyling for Today

Pg 11

15 Reiki for Animals

Pg 13

15 Understanding Meats

Pg 08

16 Trendy Wall Art

Pg 12

16 Estate Planning Blended

Pg 16

17 Ed2Go Online Courses

Various

23 Word 2013 Level 3

Pg 22

24 Being an Executor

Pg 16

24 Splendor of Fresh Herbs

Pg 07

25 Women & Wine

Pg 14

25 Pain Free Posture

Pg 13

29 Crepes

Pg 08

30 Navigating Separation

Pg 17

30 Excel 2013 Level 3

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june Various Diploma Exam Prep

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01 Favourite Patio Cocktails

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03 Photography Bootcamp

Pg 06

14 Ed2Go Online Courses

Various

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Registration Info The Next Step Continuing Education office is located at 20 Festival Way, Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8A 4Y1 (in Salisbury Composite High School). Download registration forms here or go to eipscontinuinged.ca. Registrations are accepted: Online

Location

Cancellation

Unless otherwise stated, programs will be held at Salisbury Composite High School, 20 Festival Way, Sherwood Park, AB, T8A 4Y1.

We do our very best to make sure all of our courses run for your enjoyment, however sometimes we do end up cancelling a class due to unexpected events or low enrollment. In this case, we make every effort to accommodate you in another course. If there is no other course which is satisfactory to you, you will receive a full refund.

Age Requirements Most classes are designed for adult learners over the age of 16. However, children as young as 12 are welcome when accompanied by an adult. In certain circumstances younger children are admitted to a course subject to administrative approval.

By mail

Payment

By phone 780-467-7292

All fees are due at the time of registration with the exception of specified instructor manuals. Registration is confirmed when payment is processed. You will receive confirmation of registration by email or mail.

By fax 780-449-3530 By email eips.conted@eips.ca In person

Office Hours Our office hours are:

Refund Policy Visit eipscontinuinnged.ca/pages/refunds to view the Refund Policy for all courses.

Other Fees GST is calculated on the registration fee plus additional materials/supplies fees.

Location Codes • BFH

Bev Facey High School, 99 Colwill Boulevard, Sherwood Park

• Monday through Thursday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

• BWD

Brentwood Elementary, 28 Heron Road, Sherwood Park

• Friday 8:30 am - 3 pm

• CGC

Common Ground Cafe, 50 Brentwood Boulevard, Sherwood Park

• SAL

Salisbury Composite High School, 20 Festival Way, Sherwood Park

• SCS

Strathcona Christian Secondary, 1011 Cloverbar Road, Sherwood Park

• SUB

Sublime Wines, #104 160 Broadway Boulevard, Sherwood Park

• TBA

To be announced

• Closed between 1 - 4:30 pm the first Wednesday of every month for a staff meeting


Registration Form Course Information

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Course Code (optional)

Starting Date

Days of the Week

Student Information

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Last Name

Address City

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Information Disclosure: We ask for this information in order to register you in the class that you have selected. Elk Island Public School's employees, Board of Trustees, and agents (eg. legal counsel) may have access to this registration information on a need-to-know basis. If you have any questions about the collection of this information, you may contact the Assistant Principal of Continuing Education at 780-467-7292.

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