Thames Valley District School Board

Adult, Alternative and Continuing Education

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Record #: LON4832 Last Modified: 17 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 29 Nov 2013
Located In CommunityLondon
Address70 Jacqueline St
London, ON N5Z 3P7
Site LocationSoutheast London
AccessibilityFully Accessible
IntersectionJacqueline St and Thompson Rd
Contact Information
Office Phone519-452-2660
Primary ContactCarla Trembley, Vice-Principal; Phone: 519-452-2000 ext 69667; Email:
Primary ExecutiveLinda Mills, Principal; Phone: 519-452-2000 ext 69669; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveMary Ellen Frauts, Vice-Principal; Phone: 519-452-2000 ext 69664; Email:
Description & Services
DescriptionAdult and continuing education centre

Secondary school credit programs (Grade 9 to 12) for adults, continuing education and summer school for all students * day and correspondences/self-study courses * full or part time continuous entry courses * diploma and certificate programs * educational counselling to registrants * volunteer tutors available * limited child care services
  • Credit for high school diploma
  • Workplace training, career preparation and prior learning assessments
  • Credit business and technical courses
  • International Languages Program

English as a Second Language (ESL) - 519-452-2660 ext 69715 - General and specialty classes:
  • Literacy ESL - For learners not literate in their first language
  • Language for the Retail Profession
  • Language for Health Care Professionals
  • Language for the Workplace
  • Language Training in the Workplace
  • Citizenship Preparation - Offered to landed immigrants who have been living in Canada at least 2 years (test can be taken at 3 years)
  • Preparation for University/Professional Testing

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program - 519-452-2660 ext 69730 - Cooperative education program which includes over 300 hours of classroom theory and 300 hours of on-the-job training in agencies that employ PSWs * set fee * visit website for additional details

Alternative Education programs throughout the city of London, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford counties for youth in Grades 7-12

Adult High School Diploma Program - Courses designed for adult learners who want to complete a secondary school diploma, upgrade marks for post-secondary admission, achieve Level 1 Apprenticeship trade or for movement into gainful employment * full range of academic and technical education programs are available

Gateway to Learning (Upgrading) - Literacy, numeracy and essential skills services that help learners transition to their goals of employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program - Co-operative education program which includes 382 hours of classroom theory and 314 hours of on-the-job training in agencies that employ PSWs

Services and Programs:
  • Balaclava Street Adult Learning Centre - St Thomas
  • Blossom Park Education Centre
  • Strathroy Adult Learning Centre
  • Tillson Avenue Education Centre - Tillsonburg
HoursAdministration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Walk-in Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm
Areas ServedElgin County ; London ; Middlesex County ; Oxford County
BoundariesLondon, Middlesex, Elgin and Oxford
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults 18 years and older who are Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and out of school at least one year * others may apply
ApplicationSelf referral - course registration * intake and orientation usually begins at least three weeks prior to first class date
FeesSet fee * tuition free for non-resident adults (excluding PSW course) * activity fee for some courses including PSW course
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities ; Municipal
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameESL ; ESL-FSL-Citizenship and language training ; High School Credit Programs ; TVDSB
Former NameBoard of Education for the City of London
Service Level(50) Non Profit