The current labour dispute does not apply to VSB Adult Education teachers, however some Adult Ed sites may be picketed. If this is the case, we will NOT be able to offer instruction.
We expect pickets to be in place at the following school sites (which host Adult Ed Classes):
Main Street at Gladstone
We thank you for your patience during this difficult time.
Our Fall term will begin on Tuesday, September 2 (right after Labour Day). Classes are filling quickly so register now.
Feature Student Stories
Our students come from diverse backgrounds. Whether they are new to Canada, simply need to upgrade their grades or need to earn their Dogwood Diploma, each student has a rich history and great hopes for their future.
“Getting your education is something no one can ever take away from you,” says Carissa Carothers, a graduate from the Hastings Education Centre…read more
As a young boy growing up in Jasper, Alberta, Connor Arsenault had an insatiable curiosity about the world around him... read more
As a little girl growing up in Hong Kong, Elina Chiu loved to read. The curiosity to learn about new things kept Chiu alive even during the darker times in her life.... read more
“I came to Adult Education because I want to succeed,” says Jessica Bates-Stroud, student at Main Street Education Centre.... read more
Grade 9 proved to be a difficult year for Lucas Ishikawa. Life’s challenges got in the way with school attendance and ultimately, this negatively impacted his grades. After speaking with the school counselor, an alternative program to schooling seemed like a viable option .… read more
“Adult Ed taught me to never give up on what I want because it can happen,” says Mihret Bahta Berhane, a current student at South Hill Education Centre… read more
In 2009, a bad knee injury left Simon Singh at a cross roads in his career. “I couldn’t do my current job because I was going through rehabilitation for my knee,” says Singh. “I needed to look at other options for work.” … read more