4107 - 99th Street NW - Edmonton AB T6E 3N4
Phone: (780) 485-4926 - Toll-free: 1-877-485-4926 - Fax: 1-877-326-8126

South

Emily Robinson Leclair
Regional Support Staff, Southern Alberta

Emily Robinson LeclairI have long been an advocate for literacy and learning. In 1999, I strapped on a backpack filled with picture books and finger-puppets and made my way across the city to deliver family storytimes at Calgary Public Library locations. Fast forward seventeen years and my professional portfolio includes a well-rounded understanding of adult literacy and learning, family literacy, tutor training and English language learning. For almost ten years I coordinated the Library’s volunteer adult literacy program. It was this program that ignited my passion for adult foundational learners. I welcome the opportunity to share my knowledge to successfully support learners as they improve their essential skills and literacy.

Raised in the Elk Valley the nearest Alberta municipality to my hometown is the Crowsnest Pass. As a result, I have a fondness and familiarity with many of the communities that belong to the Regional Support South Network. I look forward to building relationships with these Community Adult Learning Programs – have backpack, will travel!

Airdrie

Serving Airdrie, Beiseker, Chestermere, Bragg Creek, Cochrane, Crossfield, Madden, Kathyrn and Irricana

Rocky View Schools Adult Learning
2651 Chinook Winds Drive SW
Airdrie, AB, T4B0B4

Luciana Fernandez, Program Coordinator
lfernandez@rockyview.ab.ca

Tanya Klappe, Volunteer Coordinator
tklappe@rockyview.ab.ca


Phone: 403-945-4114
Fax: 403-945-4001
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:30-4:00


http://adultlearning.rockyview.ab.ca/
Videoconferencing Site

Banff

Serving the communities of Banff, Canmore and Lake Louise

Bow Valley Learning Council
203 - 111 Banff Ave
Box 1591
Banff, AB, T1L1B3

Ashley Butenschon, Executive Director
info@bowvalleylearning.ca

Debbie Penninga, Literacy Program Coordinator
bowvalleyliteracy@gmail.com


Phone: 403-762-8114
Fax: 888-516-7607
Hours:

Mon - Thu 9:30-4:00


http://www.bowvalleylearning.ca/

Bassano

Serving the County of Newell, including Bassano, Gem, Rosemary, Duchess, Patricia, Millecent, Cassils, Rainer, Scandia, Rolling Hills, Tilley and Bow City

Newell Further Education Council
518 2 Avenue, Unit C
Box 478
Bassano, AB, T0J0B0

Jackie Peterson, Program Coordinator
furthered@telus.net

Kathy Bulger, Literacy Coordinator
newellable@yahoo.com


Phone: 403-641-3444
Fax: 403-641-3442
Hours:

Mon. - Fri. 8:00-4:30


Summer Hours:

Closed July & August


http://www.newellfurthered.ca/

Blairmore

Serving the community of Crowsnest Pass

Crowsnest Pass Adult Education Association
#2nd Floor, 2802 222 Street - Bellevue, AB
Box 103
Blairmore, AB, T0K0E0

Nina Ford, Adult Education Coordinator
cnpadulted@gmail.com

Cheryl Cann, Adult Literacy Coordinator
cnpliteracy@gmail.com
Phone: 403-563-8529


Phone: 403-563-8516
Hours:

Mon-Thu 8:30-3:00


Summer Hours:

Closed July & August


http://www.crowsnesteducation.com/

Brooks

Serving the City of Brooks

Brooks Community Adult Learning Council
303 8 Street E
Box 64
Brooks, AB, T1R1B2

Michelle Gietz, Executive Director
bcalc@telusplanet.net


Phone: 403-362-5372
Fax: 403-793-8249
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:30-4:00


Summer Hours:

Closed in August


http://www.brooksadultlearning.ca/

Brooks

Serving the community of Brooks

Medicine Hat College—Brooks Campus
200 Horticultural Station Road East
Brooks, AB, T1R1E5

Sandra Armitage, ABLE Coordinator
sarmitage@mhc.ab.ca


Phone: 403-362-1685
Fax: 403-362-1474
http://www.mhc.ab.ca/

Calgary

Serving the community of Calgary

Calgary Learns Association
#108, 1330 15 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T3C3N6

Nancy Purdy, Executive Director
npurdy@calgarylearns.com


Phone: 403-266-6444
Fax: 780-266-6449
Hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-5:00


http://www.calgarylearns.com/

Calgary

Serving the community of Calgary

Mount Royal University - Transitional Vocational Program
M 200, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB, T3E6K6

Craig Baskett
cbaskett@mtroyal.ca
403.440.6059


Phone: 403-440-6872
Fax: 403-440-6799
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30, Closed 12:00-1:00


http://www.mtroyal.ca/ProgramsCourses/ContinuingEducation/tvp/index.htm

Calgary

Serving the community of Calgary

Bow Valley College
345 6 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 4V1
Phone: 403-410-3424
http://www.bowvalleycollege.ca/

Calgary

Serving the community of Calgary

CanLearn Society
#100, 1117 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB, T2G2M8

Krista Poole, CEO
kpoole@canlearnsociety.ca

Jayne Clarke, Literacy Coordinator
jclarke@canlearnsociety.ca

General Inquiries
info@canlearnsociety.ca


Phone: 403-686-9300
Fax: 403-686-0627
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30


http://www.canlearnsociety.ca/

Calgary

Serving the community of Calgary

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association
#200, 138 4 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2G4Z6

Maria MacMinn Varvos, Language Training And Childcare Department Manager
mariaM@ciwa-online.com

Beba Svigir, CEO, CIWA
director@ciwa-online.com

Eva Szasz-Redmond, Director of Programs
evas@ciwa-online.com

Jen Gao, Facilitator/Team Leader, Pebbles in the Sand
jeng@ciwa-online.com


Phone: 403 444-1756
Fax: 403 517-8833
Hours:

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:30pm and Monday and Wednesday 5:00pm to 8:00pm


http://www.ciwa-online.com/

Calgary

Serving the community of Calgary

Calgary John Howard Society
917 9 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2G0S5

Gail McDougall, Literacy Coordinator
gail.mcdougall@cjhs.ca

Sandy Sobkowich, Adult Services Manager
sandy.sobkowich@cjhs.ca


Phone: 403-266-4566
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30, Closed from 12:30-1:00


http://www.cjhs.ca/

Calgary

Serving the community of Calgary

Immigrant Services Calgary Society
#1200, 910 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2P3N8

Wendy Auger, Director of Mosaic Family Resource Centre

wendya@immigrantservicescalgary.ca


Phone: 403-265-1120
Hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-4:30


http://www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca/

Calgary

Serving the community of Calgary

CARYA Bowmont Families Together
#200, 1000 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2P3M7

Iris Spurell, Coordinator
iriss@caryacalgary.ca


Phone: 403-269-9888
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00


Summer Hours:

Closed August


http://caryacalgary.ca/

Cardston

Serving the community of Cardston

Cardston & District Community Adult Learning
445 Main Street
Box 10
Cardston, AB, T0K0K0

Kathy Richards, Director of Programs
kathy.richards@westwind.ab.ca


Phone: 403-653-3922
Fax: 403-653-4641
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:30-4:00


Summer Hours:

As needed


http://www.westwind.ab.ca/

Coaldale

Serving the County of Lethbridge, including the communities of Coaldale, Coalhurst, Picture Butte, Shaughnessy, Nobleford, Barons, Iron Springs,Turin, Monarch and Diamond City

County of Lethbridge Community Learning Council
2014 18 Street
Box 1207
Coaldale, AB, T1M1N1

Melanie Patenaude, Coordinator
literacy@communityclasses.ca

Roxanne Samoleski, Administrative Assistant
admin@communityclasses.ca


Phone: 403-345-6009
Fax: 403-345-1342
Hours:

Mon-Thu 9:00-3:00 or by Appointment


Summer Hours:

Closed July & August


http://www.communityclasses.ca/

Foremost

Serving the County of Forty Mile, including the communities of Foremost, Bow Island and Burdett

Forty Mile Community Adult Learning Association
303 Main Street
Box 508
Foremost, AB, T0K0X0

Jodi Cassell, Executive Director
edcala@40milecala.ca

Lara Smith, Office Administrator
info@40milecala.ca


Phone: 403-867-3973
Fax: 403-867-2242
Hours:

Mon-Thu 8:30-4:00


Summer Hours:

Closed June 30 to Sept.1


http://www.40milecala.ca/

Fort Macleod

Serving the M.D. of Willow Creek, including the communities of Claresholm, Nanton, Fort Macleod, Granum, Stavely, Parkland, Woodhouse

Willow Creek Community Adult Learning Society
257 Main Street
Box 1300
Fort Macleod, AB, T0L0Z0

Kate Glover, Coordinator
office@willowcreeklearning.ca
Phone: 403-553-4106

Marie Schooten, Literacy Coordinator
marie.schooten@telus.net
Phone: 403-652-9533


Other Locations:

Claresholm: 211 - 49 Avenue W, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0
Phone: 403-652-9533 or 403 625-4168

Nanton: 2501 22 St, Nanton, AB T0L 1R0
Phone: 403-652-9533


Phone: 403-553-4106
Hours:

Mon - Thu 9:00-4:00


Summer Hours:

Closed July & August


http://www.willowcreeklearning.ca/

High River

Serving the community of High River

Literacy for Life Foundation
3, 1204 10 Street SE
High River, AB, T1V2B9

Sue Stegmeier, Executive Director
s.stegmeier@litforlife.com

Nicole Levesque, Program Coordinator
n.levesque@litforlife.com


Phone: 403-652-5090
Fax: 403-601-2389
Hours:

9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Thursday. Friday by appointment.


http://www.litforlife.com/

Lethbridge

Serving the community of Lethbridge

Read On Adult Literacy and Learning Program (Lethbridge Public Library)
810 5 Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J4C4

Lillian Radley, Literacy Coordinator
lillian.radley@lethlib.ca

Beth Entz, Assistant Literacy Coordinator
elizabeth.entz@lethlib.ca

Margaret Lyster, Community Adult Learning Liaison
Margaret.Lyster@lethlib.ca

Laurie Darveau-Willms, Community FNMI Literacy Liaison
Laurie.Darveau-Willms@lethlib.ca


Phone: 403-380-7323
Fax: 403-329-1478
Hours:

Mon - Fri - 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sun. 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.


http://www.lethlib.ca/readon

Medicine Hat

Serving the City of Medicine Hat and Cypress County, including the communities of Redcliff, Dunmore, Ralston, Suffield, Hilda, Schuler, Veinerville, Irvine, Seven Persons and Walsh

LEARN Community Adult Learning Council
299 College Drive SE, Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat, AB, T1A3Y3

Deborah Forbes, Executive Director
LEARNed@mhc.ab.ca

Esther Meidinger, Administrator
learn@mhc.ab.ca


Phone: 403 502 0965
Fax: 403 504 3512
Hours:

Mon-Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


http://www.learn-council.ca/

Medicine Hat

Serving the community of Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat College A.B.L.E. Program
299 College Drive SE
Medicine Hat, AB, T1A3Y6

Cathy Crockford, Manager - Continuing Studies
ccrockford@mhc.ab.ca
403-529-3875

Shirley Schrenk, Coordinator - Adult Basic Literacy Education
sschrenk@mhc.ab.ca

Kelsey Lievers - Programs and Partnerships Coordinator
klievers@mhc.ab.ca


Phone: 403-504-3619
Fax: 403-504-3680
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30


https://ableliteracy.com/

Oyen

Serving the communities of Oyen, Acadia Valley and Cereal, Esther, New Brigden, Sedalia, Sibbald, Buffalo, Bindloss and Empress

Big Country Community Adult Learning Council
113 2 Avenue West
Box 667
Oyen, AB, T0J2J0

Sherri Robertson, Coordinator
bccalc@telusplanet.net

Kim Saguil-Stief, Literacy Coordinator
bccalc.kim@gmail.com


Phone: 403-664-2060
Fax: 403-664-2905
Hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-3:00


Summer Hours:

Closed July 1 - August 21


http://www.bigcountrylearning.com/
Videoconferencing Site

Pincher Creek

Serving the community of Pincher Creek

Pincher Creek Community Adult Learning Council Society
732 Kettles Street
Box 1206
Pincher Creek, AB, T0K1W0

Monica Sczyrba-Davis, Executive Director
pinchercreekalc@gmail.com

Annie Steward, Learner Services Coordinator
annie22alc@gmail.com

Lucille Provost, Indigenous Learner Liaison
PiikaniCALPconnections1@shaw.ca


Phone: 403-339-1556
Hours:

Mon-Thu 9:00-4:00 September to June. Evenings by appointment only.


Summer Hours:

Summer by appoinment only for exam invigilation services.


http://www.pincherlearn.ca/

Strathmore

Serving the County of Wheatland, including the communities of Strathmore, Standard, Carseland, Hussar, Gleichen, Cluny, Rosebud, Dalum, Rockyford and Lyalta

Wheatland Further Education Society
Bay A1, 510 Hwy #1 (Country Lane Mall)
Strathmore, AB, T1P1M6

Joyce Bazant, Executive Director
wfes@telus.net

Darlene Piche`, Administration Support
wfesinfo@telus.net


Phone: 403-934-5785
Fax: 403-901-1785
Hours:

Tue-Thu 10:00-4:00 September to June


Summer Hours:

Closed July & August


http://www.wfes.ca/

Taber

Serving the community of Taber, Barnwell, Grassy Lake, Hays, Vauxhall and Enchant 

Taber & District Community Adult Learning Association
5011 49 Avenue
Box 20, Provincial Building
Taber, AB, T1G1V9

Jane Brenner, Executive Director
executivedirector@taberadultlearning.com


Phone: 403-223-1169
Fax: 403-223-3412
Hours:

M-Thu: 8:30 - 4:00


http://www.taberadultlearning.com/

Vulcan

Serving the community of Vulcan

Rainbow Literacy Society
2nd floor, 102 Centre Street
Box 180
Vulcan, AB, T0L2B0

Barbara Moore Coffey, Executive Director
info@rainbowliteracy.com
403-485-3138

Amber Puzey, Family Literacy Coordinator
family@rainbowliteracy.com


Phone: 403-485-3107
Fax: 403-485-1979
Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm September - June


http://www.rainbowliteracy.com/

Warner

Serving the County of Warner, including the communities of Coutts, Masinasin, Milk River, New Dayton, Raymond, Stirling, Warner and Wrentham

County of Warner Further Education Council
300 County Road
Box 278
Warner, AB, T0K2L0

Patricia Hill, Coordinator
403-642-8607
thill@warnercounty.ca

Denise Boisvert, Program Support
furthered@gmail.com


Phone: 403-642-8607
Fax: 403-642-3631
Hours:

Mon-Thu 10:00-4:00


http://www.warnercommunitylearning.org/
Videoconferencing Site