York Catholic District School Board

Site: Continuing Education Department Office

Service: Continuing Education Programs and ESL

Record Details
Office Phone 905-713-1211 * 416-221-5051
Fax 905-222-9667
Website ce.ycdsb.ca/
Social Media Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/ConEdDept
Primary Contact Tania Connell, ESL Program Manager; Phone: ext 13115; Email: tania.connell@ycdsb.ca
Alternate Contact Angela Rotundo-Vergura, Principal of Continuing Education; Email: angela.rotundo-vergura@ycdsb.ca
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial
Description (Service) Programs for elementary, secondary and adult learners * Global Education Opportunities * Night School * Summer School, Co-operative Education * Summer e-Learning * Reaching Up Credit for Grade 8 students * Saturday Credit Courses * Literacy Preparation for Grades 8-10 * Math Preparation for Grade 8 students;

Adult ESL program throughout York Region during the day, evenings and on Saturdays

Adult Programs conversational language classes, international language instructor training, writing, Microsoft Office training;

Prior Learning and Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Elementary Division extended learning after school and on Saturday mornings, many languages at 19 school sites * remedial after school literacy and numeracy skills classes for students in grades 1 to 8 * see programs below;

Secondary Division After School Literacy and Numeracy Skills;

International Languages outside regular school hours to children in grades JK-8 at catholic schools throughout York Region;

Skills and Technology Grade 7,8 academic support in reading, writing and math and complies with the Ministry of Education curriculum * Ministry funded, free;

Skills, Technology, Applications and Remedial Support (STARS) program summer program for students entering grades 4 to 6 * literacy and numeracy skills using technology as a source of motivation;

Reading Readiness Students in Grade 1or 2 reading readiness skills;

LEAP into Learning program for grade 3 and for grade 6 * integrated program of reading, writing, and mathematics * support, remediation, and enrichment for students * focus on reviewing grade's literacy and numeracy curriculum expectations;

French Conversation primary and junior students early French language experiences in an interactive and artistic environment * active participation and conversation features a mix of activities focusing on language, culture, art, and songs * Interactive games, audio visual, music, and art
Hours schedule on website
Dates schedule on website
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility * Adult ESL - Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees, Refugee Claimant or visitors to Canada  
* International Languages students in JK to Grade 8 
* STARS program for children entering grades 4 to 6  
* Reading Readiness Students in Grade 1or 2  
* Leap Into Learning Gr 3 and 6 programs 
* French Conversation students in JK to Grade 6
Application contact for information * Adult ESL register in person at your choice location, bring proof of immigration status * most elementary and secondary programs mail in registration form from website or register online * Book appointment for free language assessment or schedule an appointment near you, call 1-855-330-8655 or ysla@tcet.com
Languages English
Fees Some programs are paid * Adult ESL free for those eligible, Visitors pay $6 per instructional hour
Located In Community Aurora
Address & Map
Catholic Education Centre
320 Bloomington Rd W
Aurora, ON L4G 0M1
View Google Map
Intersection Yonge St and Bloomington Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Continuing Education ; Driver Training ; English as a Second Language ; Language Instruction ; Remedial Education


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