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Ottawa Catholic School Board

Site: Nepean - Catholic Education Centre

Service: International Languages Program - Continuing and Community Education Department

Alternate Name IL ; OCR ; OCSB
Former Name Continuing Education Department ; OCCSB ; Ottawa Carleton Catholic School Board
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Nepean
Address & Map
Catholic Education Centre
570 Hunt Club Rd W
Nepean, ON K2G 3R4
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Intersection Merivale Rd and West Hunt Club Rd
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Language instruction programs 
* Elementary Program: The following languages are taught in various schools of the Board; Amharic * Bulgarian * Cantonese * Croatian * Dutch * Gaelic * Hungarian * Italian * Korean * Mandarin Simplified * Mandarin Traditional * Portuguese * Punjabi * Polish * Romanian * Russian * Slovak * Spanish * Tigrinya * Turkish * Yoruba 
* Secondary Program: This program prepares students for post-secondary studies and careers in business, trade and communications. It fosters global awareness and understanding; enables enriched International Student Exchanges and develops training skills for international/global employment opportunities. Languages: Gaelic * Italian * Korean * Punjabi * Polish * Russian * Spanish * Mandarin Simplified * Mandarin Traditional 
All courses follow ministerial guidelines * accepted as credits towards a high school diploma * current graduation requirements recognize at least one credit in a third language
Hours Elementary Program Sat 9:30 am-12 noon, Sep-Jun * Secondary Program Sat 9 am-12:30 pm, Sep-Jun
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Elementary program: All children from junior kindergarten to grade 8 are eligible to attend free of charge. Program is open to all children regardless of cultural or ethnic background. 
Secondary program: The grade 9-12 credit courses are for high school students who: 
* graduated from the IL Elementary Programs and/or 
* have no prior knowledge of the language, or 
* are native speakers
Application Elementary program: registration on site at the IL elementary school location offering the selected language and is ongoing throughout the school year. For locations, call or visit the website. The registration form for the elementary program is available on the website. 
Secondary program: Registration is only at the beginning of the academic year. For the location and date of registration, call or visit the website.
Languages English
Fees Service ; A consumables / activity fee of $10 is payable at registration. Out-of-province applicants will be charged a fee.
Service Categories Language Instruction
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-228-3338 (Elementary Program) ; 613-228-8888 (Secondary Program)
Fax 613-224-9253
Primary Contact Irina Khetsouriani, Secretary; Phone: 613-224-4455 ext 2510
Alternate Contact Jolanta Kania, Program Coordinator; Phone: 613-224-4455 ext 2550
Primary Executive Marianne Kayed, Manager, Continuing and Community Education; Phone: 613-224-4455 ext 2334
Other Details
Established Two school boards amalgamated in 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 869963967 RR0001
Elections Trustees are elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation Operates under the Education Act and its regulations.

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