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Education / Employment / Development - School District 20 – Kootenay Columbia - Community Partnerships

Blueberry Creek Community School Hub

Offers a wide range of programs and activities for all ages in the community, including: The StrongStart Early Learning Centre, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL); Licensed preschool and after school care.more info

Address / Contact Info
200 Centre Avenue
, Blueberry Creek (Castlegar), BC, V1N 3B9
Office: (250) 365-7201
Blueberry Patch After School: (250) 304-3860
Fax: (250) 365-6654
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Career Preparation

Available to students in Grades 11 to 12.more info

Address / Contact Info
School District No. 20 - Kootenay-Columbia
Trail & Castlegar, BC
Crowe Secondary: (250) 368-5591
Stanley Humphries: (250) 365-7735
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Education Outreach Program

The Trail Middle School provides Education Outreach to a small population of students. This educational opportunity is open to students in grades 8 – 12 who for a wide range of reasons have become completely disengaged from the educational system.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay-Columbia Learning Centre
2000 Third Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1R6
Phone: (250) 364-1275
Fax: (250) 364-5743
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Elementary Intervention Program

Designed for elementary school students who exhibit behavioral disturbances which interfere with normal school experience, causing disruptions in the classroom and school routine or jeopardizing the safety and well-being of themselves and others.more info

Address / Contact Info
School District No. 20 - Kootenay-Columbia
District Principal of Learning: (250) 368-2232
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Junior Alternate Program

A rehabilitation program for students in grades 8 and 9. The program is jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Children and Family Development.more info

Address / Contact Info
2000 3rd Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1R6
Phone: (250) 364-1275
Fax: (250) 364-5743
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Kootenay-Columbia Virtual School Distributed Learning Program

Provides learning options for students in Grades 8-12 requiring time-tabling flexibility or those who choose to enter into partnerships / blended programs with district schools or district alternative program service providers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay-Columbia Learning Centre
2000 Third Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1R6
Phone: (250) 364-1275
Fax: (250) 364-5743
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On-Line Learning Centre

Centre helps to prevent students from dropping out of school, provides opportunities for education and life skills training to young parents and other students.more info

Address / Contact Info
601 7th Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1R6
Phone: (250) 365-0771
Fax: (250) 365-0791
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One to one Volunteer Tutor Training and Reading Program - Castlegar

An in-school program offered in the Castlegar area by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) in cooperation with School District No.20.more info

Address / Contact Info
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL), Community Literacy - Castlegar Area
140 -1402 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3K3
Phone: (250) 687-4983
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StrongStart Early Learning Centre - Blueberry Creek

Offers a free, play-based early learning drop-in program for preschool-age (birth to 5 years) children attending with their parents or caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Blueberry Creek Community School Hub
200 Centre Avenue
, Blueberry Creek , BC, V1N 3B9
Phone: (250) 365-7201
Fax: (250) 365-6654
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StrongStart Early Learning Centre - Fruitvale

Offers a free, play-based early learning drop-in program for preschool-age (birth to 5 years) children attending with their parents or caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resource (FAIR) Centre Society
2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
StrongStart Group: (250) 367-7541
CCRR Office: (250) 364-2980
CCRR Fax: (250) 364-1255
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