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Continuing Education

Adult Day School

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Attend School or our virtual classroom to participate in lessons and complete high school credits!

  • Adults 18 years and over can earn high school credits.
  • 6 week credit programs using Ontario Secondary School curriculum as per Ministry of Education guidelines.
  • Course lessons and teacher support are delivered both in-person and on-line.
  • Morning (8:30 am-11:45 am) and/or afternoon (12:15-3:30 pm) classes available support to student schedules and learning styles.
  • Workplace, college and university level courses are available.
  • English language Learners must have CLB 6 or higher to participate in our core ADS courses.  Some credit ESL courses are available for students continuing English Language Learning from an Ontario High School pathway.

Courses Offered

City LC Courses- 2023-2024 Sessions 4-5

Hill Park – Course Schedule – 2023-2024 Sessions 1-5

Session Dates

  • Session 5 – May 3 to June 20, 2024 – Closed to Registration 

    Students wishing to start a course before September 2024 can register for Summer School.


  • Session 1 – September 9 to October 25, 2024 – Registration coming soon!
  • Session 2 – October 31 to December 17, 2024
  • Session 3 – January 7 to February 24, 2025
  • Session 4 – February 28 to April 25, 2025
  • Session 5 – May 2 to June 19, 2025

Returning (no current courses) and NEW students

Step 1: Register Now – Continuing Education (hwdsb.on.ca)

Step 2: You will receive a message from us once you have been registered which will detail how to book a Guidance Appointment or to select you courses.

Select Courses – current students

Students who are currently active with HWDSB Continuing Education can register below:

Course Selection for Session 1 of 2024-2025 coming soon!

PLAR Preparation Course

PLAR Preparation Course – students with fewer than 26 credits will receive assistance to prepare for their Mature PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) Testing and Application, while gaining valuable learning skills and strategies to help them succeed in school and life!

Learn how the Mature PLAR* process can help you graduate faster!


Graduates are entitled to a complimentary copy of their Final Transcript and their Diploma.  Please formalize your request at:  Transcript Requests

Graduation Celebrations for our class of 2023-2024 will be held in October 2024 – graduates will be notified when details are confirmed.


Once you are registered in an ADS course you can access your course material by clicking the following link – https://students.hwdsb.on.ca/

CE Adult Day School focuses on staying connected to community resources, click right for more information – https://ceads.commons.hwdsb.on.ca/

Book a meeting with one of our Community Partners, Mohawk College, Niagara College, YMCA Settlement Services

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Updated on Friday, May 17, 2024.
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