Halton District School Board - Gary Allan High School

Site: Burlington - New St

Service: Self Reliant Learning Program

Contact Information
Office Phone Oakville The Centre for Skills and Development 905-845-1157;  
Burlington New St Education Centre 905-632-2944;  
Halton Hills/Georgetown 905-873-8783;  
Milton 905-878-2244
Fax 905-637-5390
Website garyallan.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/GaryAllanSchool
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/GaryAllanSchool
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
New Street Education Centre
3250 New St
Burlington, ON L7N 1M8
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Intersection Guelph Line and New St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Adult, Alternative and Community High School Credit Programs ; HDSB ; High School Credit Programs
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The four Gary Allan campuses in Halton offer credit courses enabling students and adults to complete requirements leading to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

* courses open to those with a high school diploma to learn or upgrade skills and knowledge * some credits can be earned in five weeks * different styles of learning available including self reliant learning, teacher-led/classroom, alternative programs * credits based on equivalent education and/or on-the-job training may be granted - call for credit assessment * co-operative education available * Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) for Mature Students (18+) Please visit the link to learn more about PLAR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXQmD3EFJA8

Adult High School Diploma program: * offers a series of courses designed for adults who have not completed their high school education * focuses on reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies * individuals completing the program receive a high school diploma

Self-Reliant Learning Program: * flexible * allows students to select courses suited to their needs and arrange a timetable to accommodate their situation * most courses available

Students must attend at least 6.5 hours a week for each course * this requirement can be fulfilled anytime the site is open * all sites have morning, afternoon and some evening hours * students start anytime and progress through the material at their own pace * assistance of a teacher assigned to the course is available

Courses available include: * Arts Visual * Business/Computers * Canadian & World Studies * English * Guidance and Career Education * Mathematics * Science * Social Science and Humanities

Site locations: Burlington 3250 New St

Halton Hills 96 Guelph St

Milton 215 Ontario St S

Oakville Centre for Skills Development & Training 465 Morden Rd Suite 109

Site Contacts: Burlington: Jodie Schnurr, Site Supervisor 905-632-2944

Halton Hills: Denise Besworth, Site Supervisor 905-873-8783

Milton: Denise Spring, Site Supervisor 905-878-2244/878-1480

Oakville: Dan Visentin, Site Supervisor 905-845-1157

Visit the website for current offerings and further information.
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * class hours and locations vary for Self-Reliant Learning and Classroom Learning
Dates Sep-Jun 
For more information visit HDSB School Year Calendar
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Adult High School Diploma Program open to adults of all ages, EI recipients and displaced workers, persons re-entering the work force and resuming their education.
Application Contact office for registration and exact orientation dates.
Languages English
Fees None - no tuition fees for Halton residents
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult High School Diploma Programs ; Alternative Schools ; Computer and Related Technology Classes

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