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January - June, 2017

Beaver County Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) Community Adult Learning Councils will be focusing on providing Literacy and Founda onal Learning, Family Literacy and Community Capacity Building Programs (as directed by our funders Alberta Advanced Educa on). Our focus is to be a resource centre to assist adults in naviga ng the various pathways, to reach their educa onal and career goals.

Building Vibrant Learning Communi es Let Beaver County CALP assist you to find the pathway to the next stage of your learning or career goals! Connect with us at: Beaver County Service Centre 5120-50 St., Ryley Or Box 140, Ryley, T0B 4A0 Phone: 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333 Email: calc@beaver.ab.ca Our Website: www.beavercountycalc.ca

In this issue:

Beaver County Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) is funded by

Watch for Family Literacy Day Events in your Community! Jan. 23 - Feb. 6

•Wills, Enduring Powers of A orney, Personal Direc ves •GED Prep. Course •Resume, Job Interview, Job Search Workshop •Iphone User Course •Android User Course •St. John’s Ambulance First Aid Course •Pre-Trades Math & Science Prep. •Family Literacy Programs •Women Building Futures •And More...


Beaver County CALP Learning Opportuni es In Our Communi es For more informa on or to register for the following courses Ask for CALP at 780-663-3730/1-866-663-1333

Wills, Enduring Powers of A orney and Personal Direc ves Andrew McLaughlin

Ryley

Learn the essen als of Will planning including the elements of will dra ing, and what you can and can't do with a will. This class involves discussions on the distribu ons and powers in a Will, what types of property the Will can and cannot deal with (i.e., joint ownership), what is in and out of an Estate and some of the common pi alls when planning your Will. You will also learn the importance of crea ng an Enduring Powers of A orney and a Personal Direc ve. Sat. Apr. 22 10:00am-12:30pm $15. Register by Apr. 14.

GED Exam Prepara on via Web Conference Academic Express

Ryley

The GED (General High School Equivalency Diploma) Prepara on Program provides the skills to challenge the GED Exam. Instruc on is given in basic math, reading skills, and wri ng skills. Students receive a High School Equivalency Diploma from Alberta Educa on upon passing the GED Exam. The GED is recognized by some employers and can serve as a prerequisite to further training. Students must be very commi ed to take this program, an intake interview will occur to make sure it is the right fit for you. Tues. Wed. & Thurs. Jan. 17-Mar. 30 5:00-8:00pm (100 hrs., 10wks.). Register by Jan. 11. OR Tues. Wed. & Thurs. Apr. 11-June 22 5:00-8:00pm (100 hrs., 10wks.). Register by Apr. 1. No Fee, funded by Government of Alberta, Advanced Educa on (Instruc on, Books, Calculator, Exam Included)

Resume/Interview/Job Search Workshop BGS Career & Corporate Development

Viking, Tofield

Discover the do's & don'ts of resume's & how to choose the one that's right for you. Develop your interview techniques, increase your confidence to answer even the toughest ques ons & land that job! Learn the latest strategies, tools & resources to help you iden fy & pursue your ideal job. Viking - Wed. Feb. 8 OR Apr. 5 9:00am-Noon Tofield - Wed. Feb. 8 OR Apr. 5 1:00-4:00pm Register by Feb. 1 or Mar. 29 $5-Funded by BGS, Gov. AB & Canada

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Ask for CALP at 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333


IPhone User Workshop

A+Plus Cellular

Learn how to use the features of your iPhone. • Are you properly backed up? • What is the best solu on for online photo archiving? • Learn how to troubleshoot the most common iPhone issues such as maximizing your ba ery life and monitoring your data usage. • Find out how much storage you really need. • Bring any ques on you ever had about your iPhone and have them answered. Leave this workshop truly loving your iPhone! Tues. May 2 6:30-8:30pm $25 Register by Apr. 25

Android User Workshop

A+Plus Cellular

• Learn how to make the best use of your Android smartphone, it may be a Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG or any other Android. • We will assist you in tweaking your se ngs to ensure your phone is doing what you need it to do effortlessly. • Are you safely backed up in case your phone is badly damaged? • What is a widget and why would you want to use one? • What is the best solu on to get your music onto your Android? • Are you using unsafe apps? • Are you going over your cellular data? Bring all of your ques ons and get personalized answers. Tues. May 9 6:30-8:30pm $25 Register by May 1

St. John's Ambulance First Aid Courses Joslien Wannechko

Ryley

Emergency First Aid - Sat. Mar. 11 8:30am-4:30pm $115 Standard First Aid - Sat. & Sun. Mar. 11 & 12 8:30am-4:30pm $155 Register by Feb. 27

Pre-Trades Math and Science Prepara on Norquest College and Beaver County CALP Online course that focusses on developing the math and science skills needed to pass the appren ceship exam, you will also prac ce simulated trade exams. You will work with your Instructor via web conferencing and a Tutor provided by Beaver County CALP. Any me registra on with Norquest . Call Carolyn at 780-644-5810. 12 weeks in length. Tui on: $150 addi on fees $63.50 Total: $213.50

Ask for CALP at 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333

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Learning Cafés Computers

Bringing Learning Opportunities to you in your Community! Viking, Holden, Ryley, Tofield Come and join us for a free coffee & snack We'll assist you in reaching your goal!

Ipads

ESL - Let’s talk IT’S TIME TO LEARN ENGLISH!!!

Financial Skills

Watch the Beaver County Chronicle for Places & Times this Winter!

Beaver County Family Literacy FREE Programs All programs REQUIRE PRE-REGISTRATION (Maximum 10 Families/program loca on) (No walk-ins or drop-ins) Books For Babies – Parents/ Caregivers with children 0-18months. One-on-One time with your little one. Share stories, simple rhymes and information to support your child's early language and literacy development. Tofield Wednesdays, Jan. 11 & 18 11:00-11:30am Tofield Municipal Library Beaver County Family Literacy Day FREE Celebrations – Jan 23 – Feb 6, 2017

You are invited to join us for as we

celebrate in your community.

FAMILIES OF ALL AGES WELCOME! Please call or email to RSVP. Tofield – Mon. Jan 23 10:30-11:30am Sunshine Villa – 3rd Floor Holden – Tues. Jan 24 10:30-11:30am Holden Library Viking – Thur. Jan 26 10:30-11:30am Viking Library Spilstead – Fri. Jan 27 10:30-11:30am Spilstead Hall Ryley – Mon. Feb 6 10:00-11:30am Good News Church PLEASE RSVP to calc@beaver.ab.ca or call 780-663-3730/1-866-663-1333

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Ask for CALP at 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333


Beaver County Family Literacy FREE Programs ALL Programs REQUIRE PRE-REGISTRATION (Maximum 10 Families/program loca on) (NO walk-ins or drop in's) Little Hearts Week - Parents/Caregivers and children up to 5 years of age – Join Us! An Hour of activities, stories and rhymes. Tofield Tuesday Feb. 7 10:30-11:30am Tofield Municipal Library Viking Thursday Feb. 9 10:30-11:30am Viking Municipal Library Spilstead Friday Feb. 10 10:30-11:30am Spilstead Hall Holden Tuesday Feb. 14 10:30-11:30am Holden Library Little People - Simple Snacks - Parents/Caregivers and children 2 - 5 years of age – Join Us! Make simple snacks with your child. Tofield Tuesday's Feb. 28, Mar. 7,14,21,28, Apr. 4 10:30-11:30am Tofield United Church Viking Thursday's Mar. 2,(No9),16,23,30, Apr. 6,13 10:00-11:00am Viking Alliance Church Spilstead Friday's Mar. 3, 10,17,24,31, Apr. 7 10:00 – 11:00am Spilstead Hall (TWP 502,RGRD 205) Spring Beat - Parents/Caregivers and children up to 5 years of age – Join Us! An Hour of activity, stories and rhymes. Holden Tuesday May 2 10:30-11:30am Holden Library Tofield Tuesday May 9 10:30-11:30am Tofield Municipal Library Viking Thursday May 4 10:30-11:30am Viking Municipal Library Spilstead Friday May 5 10:30-11:30am Spilstead Hall Mystery Play - Parents/Caregivers and children up to 6 years of age – Join Us! A morning of fun, fun, fun! Trained Family Literacy Facilitator and Parent Link Centre bring activities, stories, circle time, crafts, songs and snack. Open to all Beaver County Families! Ryley Good News Church Mondays 10:00 – 11:30am Jan. 16, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, Apr. 3, May 1

Ask for CALP at 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333

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Beaver County Adult Learning Can Assist You to Achieve Your Learning & Career Goals Your Learning or Career Choices

Upgrading GED Improve Reading, Wri ng and Numeracy Skills Improve English Language Skills Essen al Workplace Skills Basic Computer Skills Careers Post-Secondary Op ons Resumes, Interviews ‌The list of possibili es is endless just ask for assistance... You may have a choice of: Live Classes Video-Conference Classes Online Learning One-on-One Tutoring One-on-One Coaching

Give us a call...

Beaver County CALP has One-to-One Assistance available. You will set goals, and we will assist you to pursue the right direc on to reach them. Ask for CALP at 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333.

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Ask for CALP at 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333


Do You need Assistance Improving Some of Your Skills to Reach Your Goals? W B F has long been the leader in construction trades training for women, providing comprehensive assessment, skills training and workplace culture awareness coaching. Our expanded Employer Services provide our Employers of Choice greater and more customized access to qualified, motivated women for the work that you need done now.

Check out the Women Building Futures Website many opportunities a wait YOU!

WBF will work with you to: • Develop custom training programs to meet your needs • Provide recruitment, assessment and job matching services • Support applications for the Canada Alberta Jobs Grant—learn how you can get two-thirds of your training costs reimbursed.

Call Employer Services at 780-452-1200 and ask for http://www.womenbuilding Jacqueline Andersen, Employer Services Manager. futures.com

Norquest College – ed2go NorQuest College offers a wide range of online non-credit, short, interac ve courses. This convenient learning op on is: • Completely online, so courses are available from anywhere, any me • Low cost - courses are only $125 each easy to start. • No applica on is required (just register and start your course) • Fast! Classes have scheduled start dates and are accessible for 6 weeks as you work at your own pace. Topics such as: Accoun ng and Finance, Business, College Readiness, Computer Applica ons, Design and Composi on, …and Much more…. Visit Norquest's ed2go catalog h p://www.ed2go.com/norquest/ Ask for CALP at 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333

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Employment Workshops & A Job Club Hosted by BGS Career and Corporate Development at Alberta Works - 5121-49 Street Vegreville. Phone BGS at 587-280-3170/65 for more info on dates and times Free Monthly Workshops: • Success to Employment • Resume Development • Interview Techniques • Job Search Drop-in Job Club • Network with Fellow Job Seekers • Create a Resume & Improve Interview Skills • Receive Computer & Online Job Search Support • Find Out About the Local Hidden Job Market

Would you like to improve your English Language skills? We will assess your skills now, Create a plan to work from that level and improve your skills, These skills may include speaking, reading, wri ng, numeracy.

Beaver County CALP has ESL: One-to-One Tutoring - You will set goals, and then a volunteer tutor will assist you to reach them. We may have courses too. For more informa on or to register ask for CALP at 780-663-3730 or 1-866-663-1333.

Language Instruc on for Newcomers to Canada Home Study Program (LINC HSP) Are you new to Canada? NorQuest College supports students' se lement in Alberta and Canada by offering courses that will help you improve English and develop life and work skills. This online, correspondence and phone part- me program is designed for recent immigrants who live in rural areas. For info: www.norquest.ca/cal/current/program/linc-rural-delivery/

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Beaver County CALP Jan-June 2017 Newsletter  

Community Adult Learning Councils will be focusing on providing Literacy and Foundational Learning, Family Literacy and Community Capacity B...