Our team is focused on ensuring our youth succeed at all levels of their education from high school graduation to post-secondary education in college, university and trade apprenticeships.  

Completing Your Education

Adult and Continuing Education is offered by Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District SBHastings & Prince Edward DSB and Limestone District SB 

The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) designed to assist students in their investigation and pursuit of careers in skilled trade occupations is offered by Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic DSB and Hastings & Prince Edward DSB 

The Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic DSB also offers Mental Health & WellbeingOutdoor Education; and Specialist High Skills Major to its students. 

The Hastings & Prince Edward DSB provides Cooperative EducationDual Credits and South Hastings Alternative Personalised Education (SHAPE) which is an alternative education setting for students who require additional support in obtaining credits toward graduation. 

The Limestone DSB also has Alternative Education and Expanded Opportunities which helps students in Grades 7 to 12 customize their education to their individual strengths, goals and interests. 

The John Howard Society works with youth in the community providing many programs such as the Collective Impact Program (aimed at improving graduation rates for youth at risk of not receiving their high school diploma, and youth who have already left school without a diploma) and Quantum (provides wrap-around care for the duration of the students’ high school career). 

Loyalist College offers a variety of Bursaries, Awards, ScholarshipsPrograms and Student Success Services

St. Lawrence College offers more than 100 full-time Programs as well as their Academic and Student Success Services and Bursaries and Scholarships

Queen’s University offers a number of programs (Programs, Faculties and Departments), as well as Student Awards and Supports and Resources

First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) is an Indigenous institute and in partnership with several Ontario colleges and universities, delivers culturally rich post-secondary Programs. Most courses are presented in an intensive mode that allows learners to learn while they continue to work and are delivered in communities across the country. 


  • Canadian Universities and Colleges (lists colleges and universities per province, applications, fees, campus tours, etc.) 
  • Specialist High Skills Major (lets students focus on a career path that matches their skills and interests while meeting the requirements of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). 


  • Apprenticeship Search is a website that connects employers and apprentices across Ontario. 
  • Start an Apprenticeship. This page on the Government of Ontario website also features links on how an apprenticeship works; explore trades; how to prepare for an apprenticeship; how to start an apprenticeship; money for apprenticeships and how to complete an apprenticeship. 
  • Skills Canada – Ontario promotes skilled trades and technologies in Ontario.