Welcome to Community and Continuing Education!

HWDSB’s Community and Continuing Education is happy to support learners in the Hamilton area with many different programs!  See how we can help:

Did you know that we offer Guidance and Pathway planning

Pupil Attestation Form

All students who have not attended an Elementary or Secondary School with HWDSB (prior registration with HWDSB CCE programs does not apply) must provide identification to be verified and must complete a Pupil Eligibility Attestation Form at the time of registration for all Ministry of Education programs offered through Community and Continuing Education.

Acceptable Identification

Please click here for accepted forms of identification/proof of program eligibility.

The CCE Academic Honesty Policy applies to all students in CCE credit or non-credit programs. Registration and attendance in any CCE program indicates acceptance of CCE policies regarding academic expectations of students.


Mandatory PASSWORD RESET for board accounts – Staff and Students

Screenshot of the HWDSB Student Apps page - showing the "Change/recover your password" button.
Thursday, April 19, 2018

This is an important message to all CCE Staff and Students (except ESL/LINC, Academic Upgrading and Essential Skills Upgrading Learners) that you are required to change the password for your HWDSB E-mail and board applications prior to May 14th, 2018.There are certain requirements for your … Read more about Mandatory PASSWORD RESET for board accounts – Staff and Students

City Letter Regarding Lyme Disease

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Hamilton Medical Officer of Health has identified an estimated Lyme disease risk area in the City of Hamilton. Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi.
This bacteria is passed onto to people and pets through the bite of a blacklegged tick (also called a deer tick) that can also carry the bacteria. Please see the letter below with more details about Lyme disease.

Message regarding Humboldt tragic event

Monday, April 09, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is deeply saddened by the tragic accident that took place at Humboldt, Saskatchewan on April 6. Our thoughts go out to everyone affected. We have lowered our flags for three days. Some of our schools and students may also be participating in the optional Jersey Day commemoration April 12.

Summer Reach Ahead Programs for Grade 8’s – Now Open to registration!

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Registration is now available for summer Reach Ahead programs! Your grade 8 student can earn an Arts, Phys Ed or Communication Technology credit this summer!Visit our Summer Reach Ahead page for more information and to register now!

Summer Non-Credit Programs – Registrations are OPEN!

Friday, April 06, 2018

CCE’s Summer Non-Credit Programs are now open to registration!All of the details are available at: www.hwdsb.on.ca/cce/summer-non-credit/ If you have any questions, please contact the CCE Main Office for assistance by phone at 905-561-2190 or by email at cce@hwdsb.on.caWe look forward to keeping your family learning this … Read more about Summer Non-Credit Programs – Registrations are OPEN!

Strings – 2018-2019 Registration now available

Monday, March 26, 2018

We are excited to advise that registrations are now open for the Strings Program for 2018-2019.Please visit our Strings page for more information and to register: www.hwdsb.on.ca/cce/strings

HWDSB Trustees Looking for Help Determining Ward Distribution

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is undertaking a review of trustee electoral areas prior to the 2018 municipal elections. Current Trustees are seeking input from the public to help determine ward distribution. Members of the community are invited to attend a public meeting to offer feedback on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Education Centre (20 Education Court). Confidential feedback is also being accepted through HWDSB’s website at www.hwdsb.on.ca/feedback until 4 p.m. on March 31, 2018.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – Independent Study Program is CLOSING

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

February 26, 2018 – Effective September 1, 2018 we will no longer be accepting registration into our Independent Study program. Students with an active course as of August 31, 2018 will be allowed to complete the course prior to August 31, 2019 when the program … Read more about IMPORTANT NOTICE – Independent Study Program is CLOSING

Director’s Message After Florida Attack

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The news of the deadly attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is leaving many of us at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board saddened. We reflect on this tragic loss of life and condemn this deplorable attack on young people.

HWDSB Seeks Feedback on Two Draft Policies

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is gathering public feedback on its Draft Student Registration and Admissions Policy and the Draft Parent Engagement Policy.

The Draft Student Registration and Admissions Policy recognizes that every student has the right to attend a school where they are a qualified resident pupil as defined in the Education Act.

The Draft Parent Engagement Policy speaks to contributing to student achievement and well-being by fostering high levels of parent participation, involvement and engagement, as well as engaging in collaboration between the home and the school. This policy also addresses how HWDSB works with parents who are separated or divorced. 

Please open this post and click on the links to fill out the survey before the deadline of March 19, 2018 at 4 p.m.

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      Watch: Just One Wish Kindness Awards
      The third annual Just One Wish Kindness Awards were held on July 1, 2017 in Gage Park during the It's Your Festival celebrations for Canada's 150th birthday. Organizers honoured 151 children (150 for Canada's birthday and one for good luck), age 4 to 18, from across HWDSB for their kindness. These children exemplify what is means to be Canadian and what Canada is all about. Congratulations to all!

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