Website Maintenance Outage

ADLC website will be unavailable on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 7 am to 8 am MST for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience. View full details


Important Dates Reminder

As there have been a few changes in dates for this school year, we would like to give you as much notice as possible, so you may plan accordingly. December 23 - January 3 - Holiday break for ADLC teachers (support staff available Dec. 23, Jan. 2-3) December 24-January 1 - ADLC closed for the...

Exemplary Teacher Award – Jessica Luciuk

Congratulations to one of our own! "Jessica is the Career and Technology Studies/Phys Ed and CALM department head at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). Jessica cares about the well-being of each member of her team. She supports, guides and encourages all with compassion, understanding and professionalism. Jessica’s team says, “Her strong work ethic and...
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Concurrent Registrations & Prerequisites

ADLC is pleased to provide flexible opportunities for schools and school authorities for their students when it comes to programming flexibility and options. One such option has recently caused some confusion and frustration with our affiliations and their students, as well as raised some concerns in terms of student learning and pedagogy. The issue is...

Waiving Prerequisites for ADLC Courses

The principal of the school, where the primary registration is held, has the authority and responsibility for waiving prerequisites for courses. Principals do not currently have access in PASI to complete the process for waiving prerequisites for ADLC courses.  To waive prerequisites for ADLC courses, the school principal, holding the primary student registration, is to...
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Parent/Guardian Contact Information

Parents of students registered in courses that include subject-matter that deals primarily and explicitly with religion or human sexuality are required to be informed of such as per section 58.1(1) of the Education Act. For students registered in Student Instruction (SI) versions of Career and Life Management (CALM), with the Human Sexuality component, or any...
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Welcome back to a new school year with ADLC!

As schools across Alberta busily prepare for students and families, we too are gearing up for another action-packed year.  Supporting Your Students in Your Schools Last year, we made changes aimed at improving ADLC’s services to school authorities. Our teachers were relocated to a single location in Barrhead to leverage collaboration. We tightened our expectations...
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SIS Change: Aboriginal Self-Identification – Registration Process

To follow through on an expectation of Alberta Education, we ask for your help in completing the newly added Aboriginal self-identification question in the student registration process in our Student Information System (SIS). Although the choice for parents/guardians to identify the student as Aboriginal is voluntary, it helps to determine the number of First Nations, Métis and...
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SIS Change: Validating User Information – External Users

Up-to-date records are important. We have implemented a feature in our Student Information System (SIS) that prompts affiliation super users, external teachers and students each year to verify their information. For information on how this works, please see our training doc.
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School Visits – 2019/20

We are pleased to continue our face-to-face visits with our partners, as well as potential partners, again this year. If you're interested in learning more about ADLC or how we can help you and your students, send us an email at
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2019-20 ADLC Calendar

The 2019-20 ADLC calendar is available! You can also view important ADLC dates at  Of note, some important changes from last year: December 23-January 3 - Holiday Break for ADLC teachers (support staff available Dec. 23, Jan. 2-3) March 31 - last day for Student Instruction (SI) registrations in 3, 4 & 5-credit courses...