Holiday Break Closure

ADLC teachers will be away on holiday break beginning December 21, 2019 and will return January 6, 2020. The ADLC office is open on December 23, 2019. ADLC office is closed from December 24, 2019 to January 1, 2020 and reopens January 2, 2020. View full details

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Year-End Message from the Principal

Happy June! At ADLC, we hope this message comes to you after an exciting and successful school year. Like many of you, we wonder how the year has flown by! We are pleased to have worked with you. We know that this year was one of transition and that the various changes at ADLC resulted...
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Exemplary Teacher Award – Josef Martha

Josef Martha is a Science 9 teacher at ADLC. He is dedicated, enthusiastic, a video master and makes learning fun! He is passionate about science and is able to build good rapport with his students. Josef received the Pembina Hills Public Schools (PHPS) Exemplary Teacher Award in June 2019. Pictured: Josef receiving his award from...
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Assignment Submission Deadlines

Diploma Course Submissions Students in diploma courses must have all assignments submitted by June 5, 2019, unless stated otherwise by their ADLC teacher, to allow time for assessment prior to diploma exams. June 30 Completion We would like to remind our partners that ADLC has set June 30 as the completion date for all of...
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Cheryl Frose Inspires Teachers and Students

As an Elementary/Junior High teacher and Department Head at ADLC, Cheryl is committed to meeting the needs of her students and ensuring their success. Her vast knowledge of curriculum, technology,expertise and passion for education inspires colleagues and helps students strive for excellence. Cheryl received the Pembina Hills Public Schools Exemplary Teacher Award in March 2019....
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Sharing of Student Work is Academic Dishonesty

Similar to your school, program integrity and academic honesty are important at ADLC. Our Plagiarism and Work Sharing policies are in place, but we are observing a growing number of students “sharing” their own work for a particular benefit. In some cases, this may be for payment or profit, and in other cases, it may...

June 30 Completion Date Conditions for Summer Extensions

ADLC has set June 30 as the completion date for all of our courses for school-aged students. This change was communicated in September of 2018. This means that on June 30, we will withdraw all students from ADLC courses. We are sending out this reminder so that you can make appropriate plans for your students....

Teacher Support Service Reminder

ADLC is pleased to offer our courses to partner schools as resources. These teacher support courses are not taught by ADLC teachers. Instead, schools use the course content in part or in whole, and teaching and assessing is done by the local school’s teachers.   We wish to remind our Partner school authorities that ADLC...

SIS Changes: 60 Day Withdrawal Process, Communication Window

60-Day Non-starter Enrollment Withdrawal In the Fall of 2017, we introduced the 90-Day withdrawal process as a way to encourage students to begin their courses fairly soon after registration. Evidence suggested that students are motivated at the time of registration and, therefore, more likely to successfully complete their courses. Based on analysis and feedback received...
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Course Offering Update – ELA9, Social Studies

New course versions now available! English Language Arts 9 (Student Instruction only) Social Studies 9-4, 10-4, 20-4 (Teacher Support only) View our Course Listing for a complete list of courses we offer.

Exemplary Community Partner Award – Stephen Lush

For the past 3 years, Bentley School Teacher Stephen Lush and the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) teacher Eliise Jeffers have been working together to deliver the Service Rig Floorhand course to his students.  Jeffers says, “I see Stephen as an equal partner in the work we do together to support his students throughout the...