Continuing Education

ANNOUNCEMENT: While all OCDSB schools are closed until May 4, 2020Continuing Education continues to support students in all programs. Together with our education and community partners we are working out the details and next steps needed to support the needs of our learners from home. Please continue to monitor for regular updates.  

Night School: Night School teachers have been reaching out to students by email and phone. If you have not heard from your teacher please send an email to them with any updated contact information. If you do not know your teacher's email address, please email the and we will provide you with the contact information for your teacher.

Summer School: At this time we are unable to provide information regarding Summer School 2020 as we are awaiting direction from the Ministry of Education. Please continue to monitor this page for updates, or contact with any questions.

ESL & LINC: ESL, LINC, and LBS classes are now online. If you are an adult student in our program and would like to continue to improve your English, send an email to or with the following information:

  • Your first and last name
  • Your email address)
  • Your phone number
  • The name of your teacher 

Or you can call 613-239-2737 and leave a message. Someone will call you. 

International Languages: International Language teachers (Elementary and Secondary) have been reaching out to students by email and phone. If you have not heard from your teacher please contact by email with any updated contact information.

Learn More, Be More!

Welcome to the Continuing Education!

With a variety of programs running throughout the year, it is our goal to support lifelong learning for students of all ages by offering a wide variety of programs.

Our programs include: International and Indigenous Languages (offered at both the Elementary and Secondary levels), English as a Second Language(ESL)/Language Instruction for Newcomers(LINC) and Academic Upgrading & Employment Preparation Literacy and Basic Skills(LBS), Night and Summer School Secondary Credit Programs, Adult pathway planning toward an OSSD, Literacy and Numeracy Support programs as well as the MacSkimming Outdoor Education and Bill Mason Outdoor Centres and Adult Cooperative Education.

Visit Us:

Continuing Education is located at 440 Albert St., Room E121 between Albert Street and Slater Street, in the downtown core.

OC Transpo

440 Albert Street is conveniently located on the OC Transpo Transit Way.


From West End get off at Slater/Bay – Stop 3005
Enter through Slater Street Doors

From East End get off at Albert/Bay – Stop 3004
Enter the building through Albert Street Main Entrance

OC Transpo Website:


We are committed to offering all individuals the opportunity to access our building.

Slater Street Entrance

Accessible door and ramp located at the Slater Entrance.
Elevators can be accessed by going left once in the building.

Albert Street Entrance

Accessible doors and ramp are located at the West Court Yard entrance which is just past the Main Entrance of the building.
Elevators can be accessed by going right once in the building.

The West Court Yard is also a safe place for individuals to be dropped off when arriving by Para Transpo or others methods of transportation.

There are also 4 accessible parking spaces available in the Staff parking lot. Please be sure to display your Accessible Parking Permit.

Accessible Parking Permits can be obtained through the City of Ottawa.


The parking lot located between Slater Street and Laurier Street is provided for OCDSB staff and tenants of 440 Albert Street. 

Additional parking: There is paid City Parking available around 440 Albert Street

Contact Us

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Visiting from the West End

Follow Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 E to Bronson Ave/Route 79N.
Take exit 121A from Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 E
Turn left onto Bronson Ave/Route 79N
Turn right onto Laurier Ave
Turn left into OCDSB Parking lot

Visiting from the East End

Follow Ottawa Regional Rd 174 and Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 W to Catherine St/Ottawa 60. Take exit 121A from Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 W
Take Bronson Ave/Route 79 N to Albert St/Ottawa 42
Merge onto Catherine St/Ottawa 60
Turn right onto Bronson Ave/Route 79 N
Turn right onto Laurier Ave
Turn left into OCDSB Parking lot

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