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What’s NEW at Community Education?

General Interest Courses - Winter 2017

Winter 2017 Registration for General Interest Courses
January 16, 2017 - February 1, 2017

The NEW Winter 2017 Learn Explore Discover Guide will be delivered with the “Niagara This Week” flyer the week of January 4th

Night School Credit Courses at St. Catharines Collegiate


Semester Two registration will open up the week of December 23rd Adult Walk- In registration will be Tuesday February 14, 2017 6:00 pm – a guidance counselor will be available to discuss course options for adult working towards their high school diploma, a transcript will be needed to discuss your options.

Welding Certification Program


Classes will be held at Grimsby Secondary School February 13, 2017 – June 23, 2017

Information Sessions will be held at Grimsby Secondary School located at 5 Bolton Ave., Grimsby


Information Session Dates
Wednesday January 25th – 2:00 pm
Wednesday February 1st – 2:00 pm and 7:00pm
Wednesday February 8th – 2:00 pm

It is important to attend one of the information sessions, no registration is required to attend an information session 

Personal Support Worker Program


All PSW programs run from September to June
Please attend an information session for your preferred program site.
Information Sessions for the September 2017 Program

Daytime Programs held at:
Lifetime Learning Centre - 535 Lake St. St. Catharines
Port Colborne High School - 211 Elgin St. Port Colborne

March 22, 2017 – 1:00 pm
April 19, 2017 – 1:00 pm
May 17, 2017 – 1:00 pm


Evening/Weekend Program held at:
Westlane Secondary School - 5960 Pitton Rd., Niagara Falls

March 22, 2017 – 6:00 pm
April 19, 2017 – 6:00 pm
May 17, 2017 – 6:00 pm

It is important to attend one of the information sessions, no registration is required to attend an information session. 


Adult and Community Education Services has Moved! 

We are now located at:
The Lifetime Learning Centre.
535 Lake Street
St. Catharines, ON, L2N 4H7

Phone: 905-687-7000 

We are pleased to be able to offer a variety of programs for learners of any age. Need to finish High School? No Problem. Looking to upgrade some of your credits? We have options. Interested in English as a Second Language (ESL) or having your elementary-aged (SK-Grade8) child learn more about their heritage language? We’re here to help. Looking for literacy, basic skills or employability training? It’s all here – and much more.

Community Education Services provides a wide range of programs in community schools, the Lifetime Learning Centre and other sites in various locations in Niagara Region. Don’t know where to start looking, Check out our Program and Courses Page or our Learn Explore Discover Guide.

W E L C O M E . . .  

.....to “LEARN, EXPLORE, DISCOVER”  - your guide to meeting your unique learning goals.


Diplomas, skill training, ESL and more! 

Join the DSBN community to achieve your personal goals. Whether you want to get your high school diploma, prepare for college or university, improve your English language or literacy skills, or upgrade your training for a new career, there are countless options available to you. We have learning centres across Niagara, so you are sure find the courses that meet your needs close to where you live or work.


Looking to learn a new hobby, keep your mind fit or keep your body moving? From cake decorating to website design to hip hop for health, our General Interest courses offer fun and creative ways for you to explore your talents and interests.


Can’t find what you need… let us help you. Give us a call, email us, or visit our website -- to keep it simple, we have listed our contact information on a separate web page. Just click on "Staff Contacts".  We want to keep in touch with you, so we can meet your needs, and the needs of our community. We can help you learn, explore and discover your potential!

Ed Stavnitzky, 

Adult, & Community Education