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Lethbridge College Parent Information Session

Lethbridge College is pleased to host a 45-minute online session from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, to provide parents and guardians with an overview of what to expect from and for your future post-secondary student.  

We will address some of the concerns you may have, and we’ll review the supports we have in place to help your student meet their goals. We’ll also provide you with some ideas on how to BE READY to support your students in their transition into post-secondary education. 

This event is open for parents and guardians of students in grades 11 and 12 and their students.

Attend the event live for a chance to win a gift from Lethbridge College. 

Register at: https://www.tfaforms.com/4898574?tfa_2100=livingstone 

Here to Help

My office days are Wednesday and Thursday with alternating Fridays. 

This year, I will be offering virtual (Students and/or Parents) appointments as well as in person (Students only at this time). 

To book an appointment you can call or text 403-682-9711 or send me an email bazellc@lrsd.ab.ca.

Information for upcoming events (virtual at this time), scholarships, and any other information important to your career exploration and planning will be sent out via the School newsletters, student email outs as well as listed on the Career Center calendar (located at the bottom of this page).

Christina Bazell, BA. MEd

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Exploring Career Options

Alis Alberta - Get to know yourself and explore careers

Education Planner - Self-assessments and exploration

Spark Path Activities - By appointment

Personality Assessments - By appointment

Dual Credit Options

Offering the Dual Credit Program compliments the Livingstone Range School Division Priorities:

  • Providing quality education to rural students in a dynamic learning environment.
  • Consistent delivery of high-quality programming and teaching that is responsive to diverse student needs and interests in an inclusive environment.
  • Dual Credit programming will support the preparation of students for success after high school.

Each dual credit program presents different opportunities and experiences.  “Dual Credit” allows for students enrolled in these programs to receive High School credits toward graduation, and credit in College or University programs.  At a limited charge to students, courses may be offered at a high school, at the University or College, online or a combination of both.

LRSD Dual Credits

How to apply to Alberta Post-secondary institutions

Register with MyPass first!

How to video: MyPass

Then, for all Alberta Institutions, you start with creating an Alberta Digital ID and then access Apply Alberta.

Each Alberta institution (and sometimes specific programs) has their own application date deadlines, as well as deadlines to qualify for entrance awards. I'm always happy to help with this process!

Student Loans and Lines of Credit

Alberta Student Aid, Loan information and Applications - Details

Student Line of Credit

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada provides a detailed description of a student line of credit - Details

Contact your local bank or credit union for student loan/line of credit details

ATB Financial

Bank of Montreal (BMO)

Chinook Financial

CIBC 

 

Trades and Apprenticeships

Alberta Industry Trades Information  This is the home page for Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training and contains information about the process to become a Journey person in Alberta. You can start on this path in high school!

Trade Entrance Requirements (Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training)

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) brochure This brochure outlines the process where students in high school can begin their apprenticeship career.

Trades and Occupations list  A comprehensive list of Alberta's Registered trades, complete with career profile information for each trade.

Trades specific scholarships As a trades person, you are eligible for thousands of dollars in scholarships! Here is the link from the government website.

Green Certificate Agriculture Training The Green Certificate Program is an industry driven agricultural training program. Its apprenticeship style of delivery insures that participants learn through actively performing the skills required. This means learning, hands-on, out in the barn, field, greenhouse or corral and getting dirty!

Rob Charchun - Off-campus Coordinator Set up a meeting with our local off-campus coordinator to find out about opportunities for apprenticeship, work experience and volunteer credits. Students in Grades 10-12 can earn up to 5 credits a year (15 Total). Talk with Rob to learn more!

Canadian Adventures and Opportunities

Unfortunately due to COVID 19, these programs are currently unavailable. As information changes and services re-open, I will update this information for students.

 

Rotary Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp

RAYEC is a week-long camp that takes place every August for youth ages 13- 15 who are interested in learning about business and entrepreneurship. The main focus of this camp is to educate youth about marketing, advertising, preparing a cash-flow statement and writing a business plan. Campers set up their own businesses and use real money which they borrow from actual bankers. The last day is “Business Day” at the camp, where campers have the opportunity to open and operate their businesses. The youth also get to participate in many fun recreational activities throughout their week at camp.

Encounters with Canada A unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams.
The Duke Edinburgh’s International Award An internationally recognized program for young people, building their skills to equip them for life and work. By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in their development.
Katimavik Katimavik aims to help youth become engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada. We do this through the development of 21st century skills, experiential learning, and civic engagement.

Important: Livingstone Range School Division neither screens  nor endorses external opportunities, practices, products, or services. As data is subject to change at the discretion of each company, information has not been verified and Livingstone Range School Division cannot be held responsible for any inconsistencies or errors. Livingstone Range School Division does not warrant the legitimacy of any of the information in the posting, including the company and the position itself. It is the responsibility of each applicant to review and research each employment opportunity prior to applying.

International Adventures and Opportunities

Unfortunately due to COVID 19, these programs are currently unavailable. As information changes and services re-open, I will update this information for students.

 

Whether you are looking to travel, volunteer or study internationally, this is the link for you!

Learning clicks provides so great opportunities and details http://learningclicks.alberta.ca/resources/travel-opportunities-for-students/

Career Services

Youth Science Canada Expo

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  It will be a virtual STEM immersion experience unlike any other. You will find additional information in the Visitor Overview.  Register your class or child today!

Youth Science Canada Expo

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  It will be a virtual STEM immersion experience unlike any other. You will find additional information in the Visitor Overview.  Register your class or child today!

Study and Go Abroad - Virtual Expo

Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Register here 

Youth Science Canada Expo

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  It will be a virtual STEM immersion experience unlike any other. You will find additional information in the Visitor Overview.  Register your class or child today!

What Makes a Good Side-Hustle?

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Zoom-based entrepreneurship workshop for grade 10 & 11 students from UVIC’s Gustavson School of Business

• Side-hustles are micro businesses you can run out of your home to make some money
• How do you know if you have a good idea for a side-hustle business?
• Learn from UVIC, TV and industry experts how to evaluate side-hustles and other new business ideas
• Consider applying what you learn in the session in your own side-hustle this summer

See what a university entrepreneurship class is like and learn why you might want to consider UVIC’s Gustavson School of Business.

Test drive what it’s like to be in a UVIC Business classroom. This workshop is being led by Entrepreneurship faculty members Brock Smith and Claudia Smith, and will give you a taste of Gustavson and entrepreneurship through a fun and engaging session. 

Register here

  Contact Daniel Nair, UVIC Business advisor at bcom.admissions@uvic.ca for more information

Becoming a Doctor - Career Info Session

Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Activity Assistant - Vancouver Island University

Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What Makes a Good Side-Hustle?

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Zoom-based entrepreneurship workshop for grade 10 & 11 students from UVIC’s Gustavson School of Business

• Side-hustles are micro businesses you can run out of your home to make some money
• How do you know if you have a good idea for a side-hustle business?
• Learn from UVIC, TV and industry experts how to evaluate side-hustles and other new business ideas
• Consider applying what you learn in the session in your own side-hustle this summer

See what a university entrepreneurship class is like and learn why you might want to consider UVIC’s Gustavson School of Business.

Test drive what it’s like to be in a UVIC Business classroom. This workshop is being led by Entrepreneurship faculty members Brock Smith and Claudia Smith, and will give you a taste of Gustavson and entrepreneurship through a fun and engaging session. 

Register here
  Contact Daniel Nair, UVIC Business advisor at bcom.admissions@uvic.ca for more information