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Halton Catholic District School Board

Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education, Literacy and Basic Skills

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Record #: OAK3434 Last Full Update: 26 Sep 2013
Record Details
Alternate NameHCDSB ; LBS
Contact Numbers
Office Phone905-849-7555
Contact Information
Address & Map
Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education, Oakville Mews
171 Speers Rd, Unit 1
Oakville, ON L6K 3W8
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Located In CommunityOakville (Kerr Village)
Nearest Main IntersectionKerr St and Speers Rd
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
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Primary ContactColleen Berube, Manager, Literacy and Basic Skills; Phone: 905-693-6676 ext 222; Email:
Primary ExecutiveJohn Quinlan, Principal, Continuing Education Services
Alternate ExecutiveVince Aresta, Vice Principal, Continuing Education Services
Service Details
Areas ServedBurlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville
DescriptionLiteracy, numeracy and essential skills services that help learners transition to their goals of employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence. 
The Next Steps/Pathways to Employment program provides learners with special needs the opportunity to develop their literacy and numeracy skills in preparation for employment: 
* small group setting 
* individualized programming 
* non-credit, part time day classes 
* students must be able to set and meet goals
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm; 
Daytime classes are available * call for class times
DatesNon-credit Academic Upgrading: 
Thomas Merton Secondary School - Oakville 
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 9 am-11:30 am and 12:30-3 pm 
Next Steps Program: 
Thomas Merton Secondary School 
Tue, Wed, Thu 12:30 pm-3 pm 
Thomas Merton Centre, Milton 
Tue, Wed 9:30 am-2:30 pm 
Pathways to Employment Program: 
Community Living Burlington 
Tue, Wed, Thu 9 am-11:30 am  
EligibilityAges: 19 year(s) and up 
Ontario residents 19 years and older, proficient enough in English to benefit fully from the program, and with literacy and basic skills assessed at less than end of Level 3 of: 
* the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) 
* the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF) 
Applicationcall to arrange an interview
Service Level(30) Provincial Government
Service CategoriesAdult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Alternative Schools ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Remedial Education