CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE CATALOGUE - FALL 2020 - Delta ...

 
CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE CATALOGUE - FALL 2020 - Delta ...
CONTINUING EDUCATION
COURSE CATALOGUE – FALL 2020

  • Adult Foundations & LINC    • High School Completion
    • Career Development    • Home-School Partnership
       • On-line Learning   • Personal Development

    Register Now: 604-940-5550
    http://connect37.deltasd.bc.ca
CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE CATALOGUE - FALL 2020 - Delta ...
Welcome To Delta Continuing Education
                                            LEARNERS: YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY ARE OUR PRIORITY
                                           Delta School District, including the Continuing Education branch, continues to work with public
                                           health officials and the Ministry of Education to monitor and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic .
                                           The health and safety of all students, staff, and local communities remains our top priority .

                                           Some Continuing Education programs will continue to provide some or all instruction on-line,
                                           through remote learning, or through some combination of those, while many programs designed
                                           for in‐person, in‐class instruction will be delivered that way during the Fall 2020 term as long as
                                           it is safe to do so .

                                           Delta School District COVID-19 School Site Safety Protocols are being observed at all School
                                           District facilities . Classrooms and other spaces benefit from enhanced cleaning practices and
              Mission:                     high‐contact points are sanitized regularly, and, as much as feasible, classes will undertake physical
                                           distancing and other safety precautions .
         To enable all learners
     to succeed and contribute             At any time, in response to recommendations from health authorities, Delta Continuing Education
   their full potential to the future.     may need to postpone classes or, where appropriate, teach through a combination of remote and
                                           on-line instruction .
               Vision:
                                           For your safety, and the safety of other students, instructors, and staff, YOU CAN HELP:
     The Delta School District is a
                                                • Do not attend classes if you have common cold, influenza, or COVID-like symptoms
leading district for innovative teaching
                                                • Be mindful of your class’ start time to help us manage the flow of students, and leave
         and learner success.                     promptly after the completion of your class .
                                                • Practice diligent hand hygiene
               Values:                          • Respect physical distancing measures
   Caring, Respect, Responsibility,             • Masks or gloves are not required but may be worn at your option
       Community, Excellence                    • Notify our office immediately if you have tested positive and may have been contagious
                                                  while at a class or in one of our schools
                                           Thank you and stay safe .

        DELTA BOARD OF EDUCATION
Back row: Jessie Dosanjh, Nick Kanakos,
            Daniel Boisvert, Bruce Reid
   Front Row: Erica Beard, Laura Dixon,
                            Val Windsor

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Table of Contents
                          WELCOME TO DELTA                                                                                                     HOW TO REACH US:
                        CONTINUING EDUCATION                                                                               • CONTINUING EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION
                                                                                                                              604-940-5550
HOW TO REGISTER FOR COURSES                                                                                                   4750 – 57th Street, Ladner, V4K 3C9
Registration Policies  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4
                                                                                                                              General information, Registration
Adult Foundations  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 7
High School Completion  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  12                         • DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Career & Personal Development Programs .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 24                                            604-594-6100
                                                                                                                              11590 – 83rd Avenue, North Delta, V4C 0C8
ACADEMIC                                                                                                                      Adult Foundations, High School Completion, and Language
LINC  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6      Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
Adult Foundations  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 7
                                                                                                                           CONTACTS:
High School Completion  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 12
Delta Access  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 17         Student Services/
Academies .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  18         High School Completion:      604-952-5328
Home Quest .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 21            Facility Rentals:            604-952-5335
                                                                                                                           Academies:                   604-952-5374
FACILITY RENTALS .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  22
                                                                                                                           Delta Access:                www.deltasd.bc.ca/access/
Genesis Theatre .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 23
                                                                                                                                                        604-599-6398
CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSES                                                                                                 Early Childhood Education    604-952-2815
Workplace Skills  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  25             Home Quest:                  604-597-8353
Delta Teaching Assistant Certificate Program .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  26                                        Life Skills/ Autism
Early Childhood Education .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  29                          Intervention:                604-952-2871
                                                                                                                           LINC Program:                604-952-2923
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES
First Aid .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  31      • WEBSITE:
Personal Development .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  32                        www.deltasd.bc.ca
Life Skills/ Autism Intervention  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  34                             (Look for the “Continuing Education” button at the bottom
Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  35                     of the home page)
                                                                                                                           • E-MAIL:
DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT PROGRAMS
                                                                                                                             ContinuingEducation@deltasd.bc.ca
School District Programs  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 37
                                                                                                                           • ON-LINE REGISTRATION:
                                                                                                                              http://connect37.deltasd.bc.ca

              INFORMATION FOR
      PARENTS/GUARDIANS/STAFF: COVID-19
  DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT is working with public health
  officials to monitor the current situation with regard to COVID-19
  and will provide updated information as it becomes available.

                                      www.deltasd.bc.ca

                        REGISTER: http://connect37.deltasd.bc.ca                                                                                                   3
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Registration Policies
Please refer to program areas in this       Class Postponements/ Holidays                     Charges Apply
catalogue for specific details about        Regular school holidays apply to Continuing       A fee of $20 applies to all cheques returned
  REGISTRATION procedures and               Education classes and facility rentals as well.   NSF and all credit cards that are declined.
               policies:                    Some other postponements may become               Service charges are imposed on Delta
                                            necessary at individual schools and you           School District for each such occurrence
• ADULT GENERAL INTEREST PROGRAMS:          will be informed if these affect any of your      and must be passed on to the cheque-issuer
              page 24                       courses or bookings. Classes/ bookings will       or credit card holder.
    • ADULT FOUNDATIONS: page 7             be postponed on the following dates:
                                                                                              Privacy: Collecting and Storing Personal
• HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION: page 12           •    Monday, OCTOBER 12:                          Information
                                                 Thanksgiving Day                             Any personal contact and registration
     Also, see specific programs for
                                            •    Wednesday, NOVEMBER 11:                      information provided to Delta School
       APPLICATION information:
                                                 Remembrance Day                              District is collected and used in accordance
             • LINC: page 6                                                                   with the Freedom of Information and
        • Delta Access: page 17             Fees Payable At Time of Registration              Protection of Privacy Act. To view our
                                            All tuition fees are payable at time of           privacy statement, please visit: https://
           • Academies: page 18             registration. Payment is required to reserve      www.deltasd.bc.ca/programs/continuing-
          • Home Quest: page 21             a space in class. Taxes are included in all       education/registration-information/.       If
• Teaching Assistant Certificate: page 26   fees for which they are required.                 you pay on-line through our secure, PCI-
  • Early Childhood Education: page 29                                                        compliant registration process, only your
   Registration website for Personal        Please Mark Your Calendar                         essential credit card details, in encrypted
        Development courses:
                                            No confirmation of enrollment will be             form, are transmitted electronically.
                                            sent to you, so please mark your calendar.
    http://connect37.deltasd.bc.ca
                                            If you register on-line, please print your        Recordings In Class Prohibited
                                            registration confirmation as a reminder.          Please respect privacy rights and copyright
                                                                                              laws before recording images and audio in
                                            Courses May Be Cancelled                          the classroom. Taking photos, videos, or
                                            Delta Continuing Education reserves the           audio recordings of instructors, classmates,
                                            right to cancel a class due to insufficient       practicum settings, or in-class activities
                                            enrollment, the unavailability of teachers        is strictly prohibited without the prior
                                            or facilities, or other reasonable causes. In     consent of the instructor and students (in
                                            such cases, registrants will be notified by       the case of adults) or parents (in the case of
                                            telephone and a full refund will be given.        students below the age of consent).

                                            Withdrawing From A Class, Withdrawal              Finding Course Locations
                                            Fee, and Refunds                                  Detailed directions and maps to all Delta
                                            An administration fee of $20 for non-             schools may be found at www.deltasd.bc.ca
                                            academic or $40 for academic programs will        (click on the “Schools” tab).
                                            be charged on your withdrawal. Refunds
                                            may not be available for supplies or other        Cancellations Due To Extreme Weather
                                            non-tuition costs. Refunds are not given for      or Community Emergency
                                            forgotten or missed classes, so please mark       Classes may be cancelled in extreme
                                            your calendar. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for      weather conditions or due to a major
                                            refunds to be processed. See the "HOW TO          community emergency. If Delta schools
                                            REGISTER" section for specific withdrawal         are closed during the day, please assume
                                            policies.                                         that classes will be postponed that evening.
                                                                                              Check your local radio stations for school
                                                                                              cancellation information, or www.deltasd.
                                                                                              bc.ca , or twitter: @deltasd37.

                                            NSF Cheque & Credit Card Decline

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CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE CATALOGUE - FALL 2020 - Delta ...
Welcome to Academic Upgrading
         WELCOME TO DELTA CONTINUING EDUCATION
             ACADEMIC/UPGRADING COURSES
                  • Adult Foundations - English, Math, and Computers
                  • HSC - High School Completion Grades 11 and 12
                  • LINC - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Delta Continuing Education offers a full range of academic upgrading courses from
English and Math Foundations to High School Completion at the Grade 11 and 12 levels.
Our advisors will help you with assessments, course placements, and short and long term
Educational goals.
*Lower level English Foundations courses are perfect for Adult English Language Learner
students. New immigrants are also welcome to attend our Language Instruction for
Newcomers to Canada (LINC).

                                        Grade
                                         12

                                                                                            The Continuing Education
                                       Grade 11                                           branch of Delta School District
                                                                                                   focuses on:
                                                                                          • Programs that offer the community
                                English Foundations 7                                     cultural, recreational, academic, and
                                 Math Foundations 7                                             vocational opportunities.
                                                                                          • Programs, in cooperation with other
                                English Foundations 6                                     agencies, organizations and institutes,
                                   Writing 5/6/7                                             which address community needs.
                                Math Foundations 4 - 6                                    • Coordination and promotion of the
                                                                                           effective community use of schools.

                                English Foundations 5

                            Info Tech 1 (Computer Basics)
                              English Foundations 3 & 4
                                    Reading 3 & 4
                                    Writing 3 & 4
                                      LINC 4-6
                                English Foundations 2
                                    Reading 1 & 2
                              Speaking & Listening 1 & 2
                                      LINC 1-3

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CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE CATALOGUE - FALL 2020 - Delta ...
Language Instruction
                                                            for Newcomers to Canada
  Language Instruction for                LINC AT DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
 Newcomers to Canada (LINC)               11590 – 83RD AVENUE, NORTH DELTA
        Program                           The Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) Program provides free basic
                                          English language courses to adult permanent residents .
    LINC provides adult basic and
intermediate level English training for   The program is free for Permanent Residents and Convention Refugees over the age of 17 .
       Permanent Residents.               It is not for Canadian citizens or refugee claimants .
                                          Immigrants who wish to study in the LINC Program must first be tested at:
  Delta Community College offers          Surrey Language Assessment Centre
       LINC Literacy to LINC 6            Suite 202, 7337 - 137th Street, Surrey, BC - Phone: 604-507-4150.
morning, afternoon, or evening classes    Students going to the testing center for the first time should take a copy of immigration
      from Monday to Friday.              papers .
To find out if you are eligible, please   For further information:
call 604-952-2923 or 604-507-4150,        LINC phone: 604-952-2923
     or email linc@deltasd.bc.ca          e-mail:          LINC@deltasd .bc .ca

                                          加拿大新移民语言指语语程(LINC)
                                          LINC 语成年加拿大永久居民提供基语和中语水平的英语培语程。
                                          如需了解自己是否符合就语条件,语致电:604-952-2923 或604-507-4150
                                          也可电邮联系:Email: linc@deltasd.bc.ca

                                          INGLES PARA INMIGRANTES EN CANADA
                                          LINC ofrece niveles básicos e intermedios en Ingles para adultos que son Residentes
                                          Permanentes en Canada . Si está interesado por favor llame al 604 952 2923 o al 604 507
                                          4150 o escriba al correo electrónico linc@delta .bc .ca

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CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE CATALOGUE - FALL 2020 - Delta ...
Adult Foundations
                  English, Math and Computers
             FOUNDATION COURSES ARE TUITION FREE
                    There is a $25.00 fee for supplementary materials.
                  REGISTRATION: FALL SCHEDULE 2020
                       - STRUCTURED CLASSES
 Courses are designed for any person in need of upgrading skills in English (Levels 1 to 7)
    and Math (Levels 4 to 7). We also offer Computer Classes for beginner students.
           High school students are NOT eligible for Foundations courses.

                  DELTA                                     DELTA MANOR
       COMMUNITY COLLEGE                                EDUCATION CENTRE
11590 – 83 Avenue, Delta BC V4C 0C8             4750 - 57 Street, Ladner V4K 3C9
604-594-6100		                                  604-940-5550
DCC@deltasd.bc.ca
Ongoing Registration		                          Ongoing Registration
Phone for an Appointment                        Phone for an Appointment
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm             Monday – Friday           9:00 - 3:30pm
                         by appointment
                         Evening hours, TBC                                                       DELTA ADULT FOUNDATIONS
Friday                   8:00 am– 12:00pm                                                                 Featuring:
                         by appointment
Register online at: https://deltalearns.ca/dcc/                                                            • Continuous enrollment
Delta Community College re-opens September 1.                                                            • Free Educational Advising
                                                                                                    • Part time and full time programs
WHO                                              Students must have valid picture ID,                     • Day and evening classes
Students must be at least 18 years of age        Proof of Status in Canada and one piece              • On-Line and In-Class Learning
and not in regular day school.                   of evidence showing Proof of Residency
                                                                                                 (Due to COVID-19, our courses are now
                                                 in British Columbia.
                                                                                                 partly on-line. Check with us for details.
HOW                                                                                                     Your safety is our priority.)
Make an appointment at one of our                Proof of status includes a Canadian birth
Registration Centers by phone or e-mail.         certificate or passport, Canadian citizenship
                                                                                                              DELTA
Phone: 604-594-6100                              card, Permanent Resident card, Refugee
                                                                                                         COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Email: DCC@deltasd.bc.ca                         document, or one year Work Permit(to
                                                 qualify with a work permit the student must                11590 - 83 Avenue
                                                 have the intention of settling in BC).                        North Delta
REFUNDS
A change to the original registration will be
                                                 Proof of residency includes current BC                     DELTA MANOR
subject to a $20 processing fee. No refunds
                                                 Driver’s License, BC Identity card (BCID),               EDUCATION CENTRE
after the first class.
                                                 utility bill, tenancy agreement, income
                                                 tax statement or property tax. Proof of                 4750 - 57 Street, Ladner
REGISTRATION FEES                                residency must show name and current
Tuition Free Classes-                            address.
Supplementary materials $25.00.
All Canadian and Permanent Resident
                                                 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS /
adult students residing in British Columbia
                                                 VISITORS
can take tuition free Literacy Foundations
                                                 Adult Foundations courses - $600.00
courses as part of the Ministry of Education’s
                                                 each course for visitors. There will be no
Education Guarantee. Both graduated and
                                                 refunds after the start of the first class.
non graduated students can take advantage
                                                 In the event of unforeseen circumstances
of this tuition free opportunity to improve
                                                 that are beyond our control, such as job
their education.
                                                 action or inclement weather , there will be
                                                 no refunds.

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Adult Foundations
                                        ASSESSMENT BY APPOINTMENT                        English Foundations 5 - EF5 - Students
                                        ONLY - If you are unsure of your level           will read literature and nonfiction while
                                        come in for an assessment.                       learning strategies to become a better reader.
                                        An assessment fee of $30.00 applies.             English grammar will be reviewed
                                        Note: Third party billing assessments are        and students will learn to write longer
                                        $30.00 plus a $50.00 processing fee.             paragraphs. Students will also work on
                                        Call Delta Community College to make             the speaking and listening skills needed
                                        an appointment 604-594-6100.                     in higher level courses such as English
                                                                                         Foundations 6 and up.
                                                 ADULT ENGLISH
                                                 FOUNDATIONS                                  ADULT FOUNDATIONS

                                        All Adult English Foundations courses            English Foundations 6 - EF6 - This
                                        work toward student mastery of skills            course will help students to develop more
                                        and understanding of English Language            advanced speaking, listening, reading, and
                                        Arts through instruction and practice            writing skills in preparation for English 10.
                                        of oral language, reading and writing.           Paragraph writing is emphasized.

                                        English Foundations 1- EF1 - This course         English Foundations 7 - EF7 – This course
                                        is for students with beginning level skills in   refines student’s reading, writing, and
                                        English. Students will practice listening and    oral language skills developed in English
                                        speaking skills in very simple conversations.    Foundations 6 and prepares students for
                                        Students will also practice the English          English 11. Essay writing is introduced.
                                        alphabet, sounds, and numbers, as well
                                        as and reading and writing in short, basic                SOCIAL STUDIES
DUE TO COVID-19, OUR COURSES            words and phrases.                                         FOUNDATIONS
  ARE NOW PARTLY ON-LINE.
                                        English Foundations 2 - EF2 - This               *New course!*
 Check for details when you register.   course builds on the skills developed in         Canadian Citizenship & History
     Your safety is our priority.       Foundations 1. Students will work on             (Levels 3 – 6):
                                        their listening and speaking skills in simple    Need help preparing for the Canadian
                                        conversations. Learning new words and            Citizenship Test? This is the class for you!
  ADULT FOUNDATIONS classes start       building reading and writing skills are also     Learn about the government, geography
          September 14.                 important in this course.                        and history of Canada including the
                                                                                         tragedy of the residential school experience.
                                        English Foundations 3 - EF3 – This               Celebrate Canada’s multiculturalism by
                                        program builds on Foundations 2 skills with      watching videos, and exploring material
                                        basic grammar, reading, and vocabulary           online. (Computer use required.)
                                        development. Students will also practice
                                        listening and speaking skills needed for
                                        higher level courses.

                                        English Foundations 4 - EF4 - This course
                                        will teach students how to write short
                                        paragraphs. Students will also improve thier
                                        reading comprehension and vocabulary
                                        while reading stories and nonfiction.
                                        Students will work on the speaking and
                                        listening skills needed to be successful in
                                        Foundations 5.

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Adult Foundations
       SUPPORT COURSES                               ADULT MATHEMATICS
                                                       FOUNDATIONS
Companion Speaking/Listening 1/2 -
CSL1/2 - This course is for students with        MATHEMATICS FOUNDATIONS 4 - 7
very limited English language skills. The        (Math Upgrading)
focus of this course is on oral language.
Students will practice speaking and listening    Math Foundations 4-7 - Teacher support
skills through pronunciation, conversation,      and instruction is provided in a multi-level
and oral comprehension exercises.                setting. Students work individually or in
                                                 small groups.
Companion Reading 1/2 - CR1/2 -
This course is for students who have very        Math Level 4 - Students will become                       VOLUNTEERS
limited English language skills and need         familiar with fractions and area and will be
support in reading. Students will work on        introduced to decimals, percent, order of         Do you have computer skills and
basic phonics, on understanding common           operation and volume.                                     teaching skills?
words and symbols, and on responding to                                                          Delta's Literacy and Math upgrading
simple written selections.                       Math Level 5 - Students continue to work          programs welcome volunteers.
                                                 with the concepts of area and volume.
Companion Reading 3/4 - CR3/4 - This             They are introduced to integers, ratios,             Help someone learn online.
course is designed for students who have an      proportions and powers.                        Teach a student how to use online video
intermediate level of skill and understanding                                                     conferencing (such as Zoom, Google
in reading English. Emphasis is placed on        Math Level 6 - Students work with the              Classroom, Edmodo, and more).
improving reading comprehension skills,          concepts of polynomials, square roots,
grammar, and vocabulary using a range of         integers, and graphing. Prepares students           Call (604) 594-6100 for more
reading materials. This course will have an      for Math at the Grade 10 level.                              information
interactive component emphasizing speaking                                                        ADULT FOUNDATIONS classes start
and listening as well as verbal expressions of   Math Level 7 - Students will work with                   September 14
understanding, opinion and debate.               the concepts of operations on irrational
                                                 numbers, polynomials, linear functions,
Companion Writing 3/4 - CW3/4 - This             and trigonometry. Prepares students for
course is designed to support students in        Math at the Grade 11 level.
intermediate levels of English Foundations
(3 - 4). Emphasis is placed on practical         INFO TECH FOUNDATIONS 1 - ITF-1
application of writing skills and on             This is an introduction to computer skills,
improving grammar and vocabulary.                keyboarding, MS Word, and Excel.
                                                 This course also includes instruction
Companion Writing 5/6/7 - CW5/6/7 –              related to internet search skills, e-mail
This course is for students who are preparing    basics, attachments and photos. English
for higher levels of English Foundations         Foundations 3 or higher is recommended.
study (Foundations 5 - 7). Emphasis is
placed on practical applications of writing
skills and on improving vocabulary.

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Adult Foundations
ENGLISH SKILLS UPGRADING in South Delta                                        ONGOING REGISTRATION
DELTA MANOR EDUCATION CENTRE
4750 – 57 Street, Ladner BC V4K 3C9                               FEATURES
REGISTER ONLINE AT: https://deltalearns.ca/dcc/                   · Continuous Enrollment
Phone: (604) 594-6100                                             · Part time and full time programs
                                                                  · Placement assessment - ($30 per assessment)
• TUITION FREE Literacy Foundations Courses for Canadian         · Free Educational Advising
   Citizens, Permanent Residents, Refugees, and workers with a    · Early Registration
   one year Work Visa ( to qualify with a work visa the student   · Day and evening classes
   must have the intention of settling in BC)
• Supplementary materials $25.00
                                                                                   Delta Community College
• Build confidence in reading, writing, and speaking
                                                                             11590 83 Avenue, North Delta V4C 0C8
• Improve workplace readiness or proficiency
                                                                   MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 8:30AM - 12:00 NOON
• Prepare for High School Completion, TOEFL, LPI, or IELTS
                                                                   Companion Reading 1/2                   CR 1/2 - 111
               Delta Manor Education Centre                        English Foundations 1/2                 EF1/2 - 111
         4750 57 Street Ladner V4K 3C9                             English Foundations 3/4                 EF3/4 - 111
                Room 109 - 110                                     English Foundations 4/5                 EF4A/5 - 111
TUESDAY 9:00AM - 12:00PM                                           English Foundations 6/7                 EF6/7 - 111
Companion Speaking & Listening 1/2 CSL 1/2 – 122                   THURSDAY 9:00AM - 12:00PM
English Foundations 1/2                   EF 1/2 - 122             Companion Speaking/Listening 1/2        CSL 1/2 - 112B
WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY 9:00AM - 12:30PM                                TUESDAY & THURSDAY 12:30PM - 4:00PM
                                                                   Companion Writing 5/6/7                 CW5/6/7 -114
Companion Reading 1/2/3                   CR 1/2/3/(4)–121
                                                                   MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 6:00PM - 9:30PM
TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9:30AM - 1:00PM
                                                                   Companion Reading 1/2                   CR1/2 - 115
English Foundations 3 – 7                 EF3/4/5/6/7-122          English Foundations 1                   EF1 - 115
                                                                   English Foundations 2/3                 EF2/3 - 115
                                                                   English Foundations 4/5                 EF4/5 - 115
                                                                   English Foundations 6/7                 EF6/7 - 115
                                                                   TUESDAY & THURSDAY 8:30AM - 12:00 NOON
                                                                   Information Technology Foundations 1 ITF1 - 112
                                                                   TUESDAY & THURSDAY 12:30PM - 4:00PM
                                                                   Canadian Citizenship & History          SSF(3-6) - 114
                                                                   Math Foundations 4 - 7                  MF4-7 - 114
                                                                   TUESDAY & THURSDAY 6:00PM - 9:30PM
                                                                   Math Foundations 4-7                    MF4-7 - 116
                                                                   FRIDAY 9:00 - 12:00 NOON
                                                                   Companion Reading 3/4                   CR3/4 - 117
                                                                   Companion Writing 3-7                   CR3/4/5/6/7-117

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Language Challenge Exams
Are you already fluent in an additional language and interested in gaining secondary
school level credit for it? Delta School District’s Continuing Education branch offers
Language Challenge exams in the following languages:
             • French 11/12
             • Japanese 11/12
             • Korean 11/12
             • Mandarin (simplified) 11/12
             • Mandarin (traditional) 11/12
             • Punjabi 11/12
             • Spanish 11/12                                                                          Are you already fluent in an additional
                                                                                                       language and interested in gaining
The purpose of Challenge is to permit students who have already acquired the appropriate
                                                                                                       secondary school level credit for it?
learning elsewhere to obtain credit for a Grade 11 or 12 course. Students who request the
opportunity to challenge a course must be able to give compelling evidence that they will              The deadline for applications to the
succeed in the challenge and that it is in their best interests. A successful challenge results in
                                                                                                     2020/2021 Language Challenge Exams is
a student receiving credit for the appropriate content as well as a school mark.
                                                                                                              OCTOBER 30, 2020.
The deadline for applications to the 2020/2021 Language Challenge Exams is OCTOBER 30,
2020.                                                                                                   For more information or application
For more information or application for future exams, please contact your school’s                     for future exams, please contact your
counselling department or visit:                                                                     school’s counselling department or visit:
https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/secondary/challenge-exams/                                            https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/
                                                                                                            secondary/challenge-exams/

       MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OTHER DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT
          INITIATIVES FOR ACADEMIC LEARNING, see these pages:

  • STRONGSTART CENTRES, Early Learning Programs for Ages 0 to 5: page 38

  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB), Elementary and Secondary: page 38

  • HOME QUEST, A Home + School Cooperative Approach to Education: page 21

  • SETTLEMENT WORKERS IN SCHOOLS (SWIS), Support Services for Newcomers
     to Canada: page 36

  • CAREER AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS: page 37

  • DELTA ACCESS, Online Learning for Secondary Students: page 17

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High School Completion
                                                   REGISTRATION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
                                       Registration is available online at https://deltalearns.ca/dcc/
                                       Proof of valid picture identification (ID) & transcripts must be e-mailed to:
                                       DCC@deltasd.bc.ca. Don’t know your level? Placement tests / assessments are
                                       available by appointment at: DCC@deltasd.bc.ca and (604) 594-6100. No refunds for
                                       High School Completion courses after the first day of class.
                                       Delta Manor Education Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am –4:00pm
                                       Delta Community College Mon-Thu 8:00am-4:00pm, & Fri 8:30am-12:00pm BY
                                       APPOINTMENT . Evening appointment times to be confirmed (TBC) . Please email or
                                       phone .
                                       GENERAL INFORMATION                             REGISTRATION FEES
                                       All Canadian and Permanent Resident             Course Deposit $100.00 - All High School
                                       adult students residing in British              Completion courses require a $100 .00
                                       Columbia can take TUITION FREE                  refundable course deposit . If there is no
                                       academic courses as part of the Ministry        change to the student’s registration the
                                       of Education’s Education Guarantee .            deposit will be refunded when the course is
         Register now !                                                                completed . Student initiated changes such
                                       Students must provide TWO pieces
                                                                                       as a course transfer, course drop, or student
• Academic courses are tuition-free!   of ID: one showing proof of Status
                                                                                       withdrawal as a result of non attendance will
                                       in Canada and one showing proof
• Choices suit your learning needs:
                                                                                       be subject to a $40 .00 processing fee .
                                       of residency in British Columbia.
                                       Proof of Status includes a Canadian             COURSE TRANSFER/WITHDRAWAL
 teacher-led, self-paced, or on-line
                                       birth certificate or passport, Canadian         **Each change to the original registration
    • Gain personal satisfaction       citizenship card, Certificate of Indian         (transfers, drops, withdrawals) will be
                                       Status, Enhanced Driver’s License,              subject to a $40 .00 processing fee which
• Improve your career opportunities    Permanent Resident card, Refugee                will be deducted from the course deposit .
   • Meet entry requirements or        document, or one year Work Permit .(To
                                                                                       International Students/Visitors taking
                                       qualify with a one year work permit, the
         improve a grade                                                               High School Completion courses
                                       student must have the intention of settling
                                                                                       $800 .00 Course Fee plus
                                       in BC .) Proof of Residency includes a
                                                                                       $100 .00 Refundable Textbook Deposit
                                       current BC Driver’s License or BCID . A
                                       current utility bill, tenancy agreement,        STUDY VISA APPLICATION - $200.00
                                       income tax statement or property tax can        ASSESSMENT FEE - $30.00
                                       also be used, but must show name and
                                       current address to be acceptable . NOTE         No refunds for High School Completion
                                       - For students under 19, parents’               courses after the first day of class.
                                       proof of status in Canada and proof of          Graduated adults who stop attending after
                                       residency is also required.                     two thirds of the course will be considered
                                       DAY SCHOOL STUDENTS                             to have not completed the course and will
                                                                                       receive a failing mark .
                                       All Delta day school students must provide
                                       a CE 1234 form completed and signed by          HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION
                                       their counsellor before they can register       We can help you if you need to:
                                       for an adult class . A mature attitude is       • Complete an Adult Graduation
                                       essential . Day school students from other          Diploma .
                                       districts are not eligible to enroll .          • Earn more credits towards your regular
                                       PREREQUISITES                                       graduation program .
                                       When registering for a High School              • Improve your grade in a course or
                                       Completion course, students must e-mail             re-write a Provincial exam .
                                       proof of prerequisite such as a high school     • Complete a pre-requisite course for a
                                       transcript/report card or be prepared to            post-secondary program .
                                       write an assessment . ($30 .00 fee may apply)

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High School Completion
ADULT GRADUATION DIPLOMA                                                             ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES
20 credits or 5 courses                                                              • Grade 10, 11 or 12 Ministry-Authorized
1.English 12                                                                           course
  (or Communications 12) .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits                               • External Credentials
2. One of: Math 11 or 12,                                                           • Board/Authority Authorized courses
    or Accounting 11 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits              • Post-secondary credits, and/or
3. Three grade 12 courses                                                              Independent Direct Studies
    or Social Studies 11                                                             Total Elective Courses .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 28 Credits
    and two grade 12 courses  .  .  .  . 12 credits
TOTAL .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 20 CREDITS          GRADUATION TRANSITIONS or
Note: Students must request an Adult                                                 CAREER LIFE CONNECTIONS 12
Diploma upon completion of their final                                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 credits
course.                                                                              OVERALL TOTAL .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 80 credits
The Adult Diploma is acceptable with most                                            Of the 80 credits needed for graduation,
post-secondary institutions but specific                                             at least 16 credits must be at the Grade 12
prerequisite courses may be required by                                              level, including a Grade 12 Language Arts
some post-secondary programs. DO YOUR                                                course and 12 other credits. These may be
RESEARCH!                                                                            from Required Courses or elective credits
                                                                                     (see table above for ways to earn elective
ADULT DIPLOMA STUDENTS                                                               credits).
1. Must be 18 years old and not in regular
    day school.                                                                      Course Descriptions
2. Must complete at least three courses after
    enrolling in the Adult Diploma Program.                                          High School Completion Courses are                                           DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS
                                                                                     based on the BC Ministry of Education’s                                      ABOUT COMPLETING YOUR
2018 GRADUATION DIPLOMA                                                              Integrated Resource Packages.                                                 GRADUATION DIPLOMA?
High School students graduating after June                                                                                                                         Call Delta Community College
30, 2018 are on the new 2018 graduation                                              NOTE: A grade 10 level of English is                                                 at 604-594-6100
program, as per the Ministry of Education.                                           essential for successful completion of                                                  or e-mail to
                                                                                     any grade 11 or 12 course.                                                          dcc@deltasd.bc.ca
REQUIRED COURSES
1. English Language Arts 10 .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits                               *ANY COURSE DESCRIPTION WITH
2. An English Language Arts 11 .  .  . 4 credits                                     THE WORD DIAL IN ITS TITLE WILL
3. An English Language Arts 12 .  .  . 4 credits                                     BE COMPUTER BASED. SEE PAGE 16
4. Social Studies 10 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits              FOR HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION
5. A Social Studies 11 or BC First Nations                                           SCHEDULE
Studies 12 (when available) .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits
6. Science 10 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits
7. A Science 11 or 12 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits
8. A Mathematics 10 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits
9. A Mathematics 11 or 12 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits
10. Physical Education 10 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits
11. Planning 10 Or Career
     Life Education .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4 credits
12. A Fine Arts and/or Applied Design,
     Skills, & Tech 10, 11 or 12 .  .  .  . 4 credits
Total Foundation Courses .  .  .  .  .  . 48 credits

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High School Completion
Accounting 11 DIAL                                                       photos to editing images. Explore camera settings, composition,
Students gain theoretical accounting knowledge which forms a sound       exposure, colour, light, resolution, filters, styles, genres, and phone
basis for understanding financial record keeping. Broad themes of        apps. Learn about current photography careers and advertising, as
the courses include: Accounting Concepts, Financial Data,                well as the history of photography. Students will need access to a
Presentation, and Analysis. Students will use this information as        digital camera or smartphone. Computer access is provided during
they work in businesses or operate their own enterprises. This class     class time.
is computer based with a teacher present for every class.
                                                                         English Composition 11 focuses on analyzing, evaluating and
B.C. First Peoples 12 DIAL                                               appreciating literary, informational, and visual texts; and using
addresses the history of First Nations people in B.C. from prior         proper conventions of language and elements of style to enhance
to European contact up to the present day, including traditions,         meaning and artistry in expression and writing.
traditional territories, arts, culture and contemporary issues.
                                                                         English Studies 12 expands on the concepts studied in English 11.
Biology 11 – Life Sciences DIAL                                          Students are encouraged to think critically, creatively, and reflectively
This course studies cell structure, reproduction, viruses, and the       to analyze ideas within texts in an articulate manner. The exploration
evolution of plants and animals.                                         of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex
                                                                         ideas about identity, others, and the world.
Biology 12 – Anatomy & Physiology DIAL is a study of the
human body from cell structure to system anatomy, DNA, genes,            Foundations of Math 11 DIAL focuses on problem solving,
and disease. A prerequisite course for nursing and other medical         properties of angles, sine and cosine laws, inequalities in two
fields.                                                                  variables, and quadratic functions and proofs.

Calculus 12 DIAL– preparation for first year university calculus         Foundations of Math 12 DIAL focuses on financial mathematics,
with a focus on limits, differentiation, applications of derivatives,    leasing versus buying, functions and relations, numerical and logical
integration and applications of integrals.                               reasoning and problem solving. Students will require a graphing
                                                                         calculator.
Career Life Education 12 DIAL                                            Law 12 DIAL is an introduction to the study of Canadian Law.
Personal planning related to career options, resume and cover letter
writing, post-secondary education, financial planning, and health        Physics 11 DIAL – it is concerned with the basic laws of nature
issues.                                                                  and stimulates the imagination. Topics studied include: Motion in
                                                                         one dimension: Energy: Waves and Photons and the transmission
Chemistry 11 DIAL is an introductory course to a variety of              of Energy.
chemical concepts, such as phases, the mole and balancing equations
as well as chemical principles. A review of math at the grade 10 level   Physics 12 DIAL – Topics include: Motion in two dimensions,
is recommended.                                                          Energy, Electrostatics, Electric Circuits and Electromagnetism.
                                                                         Physics 12 topics are extended to real life application, giving students
Chemistry 12 DIAL is a theoretical course about chemical                 an excellent foundation for future studies in Science, Engineering
reactions, acids and bases and electrochemistry.                         and Physics.

Digital Communications 11                                                Pre-Calculus 11 DIAL –preparation for Pre-Calculus 12 with a
Students will develop advanced ICT skills and knowledge. They will       focus on sequences and series, quadratic functions, rational and
learn how to create different types of documents and multimedia          absolute value equations and trigonometry.
files, and evaluate software, procedures, and technology
                                                                         Pre-Calculus 12 DIAL – preparation for Calculus 12 with a focus
Digital Photography 12 *NEW*                                             on exponential and logarithmic functions, radical and rational
Experience the creative process of digital photography, from taking      functions, transformations, combinations and trigonometry.

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High School Completion
Social Studies, Explorations 11 DIAL is a       Delta Individualized Adult Learning
study of Canada in the twentieth century, its   (DIAL)
government structure, laws, and geography.      Think online learning is not for you?
The course also addresses global issues that    Think again!
affect Canada.
                                                DIAL gives you extra support through
Workplace Math 10 DIAL (for adults              your learning journey – even online!
only) prepares students for the workplace       Video conferencing and regular check-
with practical applications of measurement,     ins with the instructor are all part of the
geometry and formula manipulation.              individualized experience.
Business applications such as wages and
commission are also explored.                   The DIAL program provides adult students
                                                with the opportunity to progress through
Workplace Math 11 DIAL                          one of several BC Ministry of Education
Real-world applications of measurement,         approved high school courses available
geometry, and formula calculations, and         while having access to teacher instruction
graphing are explored, along with the           and guidance in a supportive and friendly
mathematics of budgeting and finance.           classroom and online atmosphere.
                                                Although courses contain an online/
20th Century World History 12 DIAL              computer-assisted component, the DIAL
This course looks at past nationalist           program differs from distributed learning
movements that united people in common          (Delta Access) in that classes are smaller;       All Canadian and Permanent
causes and/or led to intense conflict           students are expected to participate and       Resident Adult Students residing in
between different groups. Students also         check-in with their teacher every week.        British Columbia can take TUITION
learn about the rapid development of            The teacher supports and assesses student
                                                                                                 FREE academic courses as part
technology in the 20th century which led        progress and courses must be completed
to profound social, economic, and political     in one semester.                                  of the Ministry of Education's
changes.                                                                                              Education Guarantee.
                                                Students who do not complete a course              GAIN YOUR HIGH SCHOOL
                                                within the allotted time (one semester)                DIPLOMA NOW!
                                                will be considered to have “not successfully
                                                completed the course” and may re-register
                                                in the DIAL program the following
                                                semester and take the entire course again.
                                                Individuals progress at different rates and
                                                so some students may complete a course
                                                before the end of the semester. English 10
                                                or English Foundations 7 is required to
                                                register for a DIAL course.

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High School Completion
                                                     COURSES:                         Delta                 Delta               North Delta Sec-
                                                                                  Community College     Community College           ondary
                                              Term 1: Nov 13 – Apr 15                 Mon / Wed              Mon / Wed              Mon / Wed
                                                                                   9:00am – 12:00pm       6:30pm – 9:30pm        6:30pm – 9:30pm
                                       Accounting 11                                                                          Sept 28-Jan 20

                                       Apprenticeship Math 12                    Sept 28-Feb 1         Sept 28-Feb 1          Sept 28-Feb 1

                                       B.C. First Peoples 12                     Sept 28-Feb 1

                                       Biology 11 - Life Sciences                Sept 28-Jan 20        Sept 28-Jan 20

                                       Biology 12 - Anatomy & Physiology         Sept 28-Feb 1         Sept 28-Feb 1

                                       Career Life Education 12                  Sept 28-Feb 1         Sept 28-Feb 1

                                       Calculus 12                                                                            Sept 28-Feb 1

                                       Chemistry 11                                                    Sept 28-Jan 20

                                       Chemistry 12                                                    Sept 28-Feb 1

                                       Foundations of Math 11                    Sept 28-Jan 20        Sept 28-Jan 20         Sept 28-Jan 20

                                       Foundations of Math 12                                                                 Sept 28-Feb 1

                                       Law 12                                    Sept 28-Feb 1         Sept 28-Feb 1

                                       Physics 11                                                                             Sept 28-Jan 20

                                       Physics 12                                                                             Sept 28-Feb 1
DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE,               Pre-Calculus 11                                                 Sept 28-Jan 20         Sept 28-Feb 1

 11590 – 83rd Avenue, North            Pre-Calculus 12                                                 Sept 28-Feb 1          Sept 28-Feb 1
            Delta
                                       Social Studies, Explorations 11           Sept 28-Jan 20
 Our modern, well-equipped centre is
home to quality educational programs   Workplace Math 10                                               Sept 28-Jan 20         Sept 28-Jan 20
             for adults:               Workplace Math 11                                               Sept 28-Jan 20         Sept 28-Jan 20
        • Adult Foundations
                                       20th Century World History 12             Sept 28-Feb 1         Sept 28-Feb 1
     • High School Completion
     • Language Instruction for             HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION IN CLASS TEACHER INSTRUCTED COURSES
    Newcomers to Canada (LINC)                              DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
                                                    Term 1                                  September 2020 - January 2021

                                       Courses                           T/Th 9am-12pm            T/Th 12:30-4pm            T/Th 6:30-9:30pm

                                       English Composition 11            Sept 29 - Jan 14                                   Sept 29 - Jan 14

                                       English Studies 12                Sept 29 - Jan 26                                   Sept 29 - Jan 26

                                       Digital Communications 11                                  Sept 29 - Jan 14

                                       Digital Photography 12                                     Sept 29 - Jan 26

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Delta Access
Online Learning for Secondary Students                                              DELTA ACCESS Online Learning
Delta School District is pleased to provide online learning opportunities for         Secondary School Courses
those interested in courses at the grade 10 to 12 levels. Online learning offers           Available Online
students opportunities to access instructional materials that fully meet the       • Accounting 11
provincial learning outcomes using technologies that provide access at times       • Family Studies - Interpersonal and Family
                                                                                      Relationships 11
and places convenient to students.
                                                                                   • Family Studies - Child Development and
                                                                                      Caregiving 12
Students might choose an online course for a variety of reasons:                   • Food Studies 11 and 12
• You want to compress the time period in which to complete the course.           • Physical Education 10 and 11
• You are not attending school and need the credits towards graduation.           • Career Life Connections and Capstone (4 credit)
• Your school does not offer a course you want.                                    • Career Life Connections (2 credit)
• You would like to upgrade a course that you have previously failed or taken     • CLC Capstone (2 credit)
   and want a higher mark                                                          • Tourism 11
• You have a conflict in your timetable.                                           • English 10 (New Media and Spoken Language)

• You have a different learning style.                                             • English Language Arts 11

• You want to experience an online learning course.                               • English Studies 12
                                                                                   • Workplace Mathematics 10

We offer a variety of courses designed to meet a wide range of needs. By           • Math 10 Foundations and Pre-Calculus

enrolling in an online course through Delta School District, you will receive      • Workplace Math 11
                                                                                   • Math 11 Foundations and Pre-Calculus
a rich educational experience taught by qualified teaching staff. Online
                                                                                   • Math 12 Apprenticeship, Foundations, and
curriculum is supported by frequent communication through a variety of                Pre-Calculus
electronic means.                                                                  • Calculus 12
                                                                                   • French 10, 11, and 12
For more information, including registration and course selection,                 • Spanish 11 and 12
please visit http://www.deltasd.bc.ca/access/                                      • Science 10
                                                                                   • Biology - Life Sciences 11
                                                                                   • Biology - Anatomy and Physiology 12
                                                                                   • Chemistry 11 and 12
                                                                                   • Earth Sciences 11
                                                                                   • Physics 11 and 12
                                                                                   • Science for Citizens 11
                                                                                   • Social Studies 10
                                                                                   • Explorations in Social Studies 11
                     INFORMATION FOR                                               • BC First Peoples 12
             PARENTS/GUARDIANS/STAFF: COVID-19                                     • 20th Century World History
  DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT is working with public health officials to                 • Physical Geography 12
  monitor the current situation with regard to COVID-19 and will provide           • Law Studies 12
  updated information as it becomes available.                                     • Philosophy 12
                                                                                   • Psychology 11 and 12
                            www.deltasd.bc.ca
                                                                                   • Social Justice 12
                                                                                   http://www.deltasd.bc.ca/programs/delta-access

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Academy Programs
                                      Academy programs are District-run elective      BASKETBALL ACADEMY
                                      classes that may or may not take place at       Grades 8 – 12 – Males and Females
                                      a different high school than where the          Coordinated by Delta Secondary teacher
                                      student attends. Programs are credited          Justin Cotter, the Basketball Academy is a
                                      courses scheduled within the school day.        high level learning opportunity that allows
                                      These courses fulfill students’ graduation      students to come from different Delta high
                                      requirements. Transportation between            schools to train at the Richmond Oval
                                      Delta schools is available for most             under certified coaches and trainers of
                                      academies. Students from both out-of-           Split Second Basketball. And the best thing
                                      catchment and out-of-district are eligible      is students maintain eligibility at home
                                      to participate in an academy program. Out-      schools as per BCSS eligibility rules, and
                                      of-district students must be registered at a    receive BC Ministry of Education course
                                      Delta school. Delview Secondary’s courses       credits. By allowing students to pursue their
                                      are not compatible nor are any grades 9-12      passion and do what they love at school, the
                                      courses at North Delta Secondary.               Academy program can help students value
                                                                                      and enjoy their time at school, helping them
                                      Applying is a two-part process:                 to develop a stronger work ethic and focus
                                      1. Apply through MyEdBC                         on both athletics and academics. (2 block
As a result of the current COVID-19   2. And also through online registration on      program every other morning)
 pandemic, Delta School District      the Delta Academies website
 has made the difficult decision                                                      DANCE ACADEMY
                                      For online application, fees, videos,           Grades 8 – 12 – Males and Females
to put all ACADEMIES on hold for
                                      program content and transportation              This academy, coordinated by DSS Teacher,
   the 2020/2021 school year.         information, visit us at: deltaacademies.       Jessica McMillan, offers students the
We thank you for your patience as     ca or call 604 952-5374.                        opportunity to work with professional
we put our focus on the priorities                                                    dance instructors Melissa Pribula and
                                      BASEBALL ACADEMY                                Tanner Plecas, as well as guest salsa
 put forward by the Ministry of       Sands Secondary                                 instructor, Jessica Caldera. Students will
Education and attend to required      Gr. 8 – 12 Males & Females                      be exposed to multiple forms of dance,
          curriculum.                 The Baseball Academy is coached by the          developing their technical skills in both
                                      legendary John Haar. John’s resume is           choreography and performance. They also
                                      extensive including, being the longtime         experience a variety of field trips and guest
                                      coach of the PBL’s North Shore Twins,           instructors throughout the year. (2 block
                                      former coach of the Men’s National team,        program every other afternoon)
                                      founder of the National Baseball Institute,
                                      and International Baseball Federation’s         FILM ACTING ACADEMY
                                      top coach in 1992. John is also a two-time      The Studio – Delta Manor Education
                                      Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee         Centre
                                      as a builder and coach. Students will work      Gr. 8-12 Males & Females
                                      with John, highly qualified local coaches       Coordinated by SDSS Drama Teacher,
                                      and Sands Secondary Teacher Coordinator         Jennifer McKee, this Academy offers
                                      Eric Brown. Eric spent 4 years as a pitcher     aspiring Film and TV actors the opportunity
                                      at UBC before being drafted and playing         to work with local Actors, Cameron
                                      3 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays            Bancroft, Beverley Elliott, Richard Cox,
                                      organization. He was also an assistant          and Alex Zahara. Students will take on a
                                      coach with the UBC Thunderbirds in 2015.        serious study of on-camera work, scene
                                      Students in this academy are offered the        study, and meet industry professionals
                                      opportunity to develop and refine their         (including agents, casting directors, acting
                                      baseball skills and fitness levels throughout   coaches, etc.). Students will work on career
                                      the entire school year. (2 block program        development for success in Vancouver's
                                      every other afternoon).                         burgeoning industry. Students will work
                                                                                      in collaboration with students in the Film

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Production Academy. (2 block program              which may include one-on-one coaching
every other afternoon)                            preparation. This program is overseen by
                                                  Teacher Coordinator Bryce Hamade. (2
FILM PRODUCTION                                   block program every other afternoon).
The Studio Delta Manor Education
Centre                                            GOLF ACADEMY
Gr. 8 – 12 Males & Females                        Delta Secondary
Coordinated by SDSS Drama teacher                 Gr. 8 - 12 Males & Females
Jennifer McKee; this academy is designed          Coached by PGA of Canada Coaches Keri
for aspiring young film, television and           Moffat and Chris Karmal, this academy
documentary makers interested in learning         meets the needs of golfers from beginner
the artistic and technical aspects of             to elite. The academy includes a 12 month
storytelling in pre-production, production        junior membership at Mayfair Lakes Golf
and post-production processes from leading        and Country Club and driving range balls
industry professionals: Garnet Campbell,          everyday they are able to practice. Elite
Jason Mills, and Sandra Almond. This              players may be eligible to participate in three
academy is ideal for students wanting to          tournaments as part of the Academy Team
develop a successful career in Vancouver's        which may include one-on-one coaching
burgeoning industry. Students will work           preparation. This program is overseen by
in collaboration with students in the Film        Teacher Coordinator Bryce Hamade. (2
Acting Academy. (2 block program every            block program every other morning).
other afternoon)
                                                  LACROSSE ACADEMY
GOLF ACADEMY                                      Grades 8 – 12 – Males and Females
Seaquam Secondary                                 The Lacrosse Academy is coached by Evan
Gr. 8 - 12 Males & Females                        Messenger, a professional NLL box player
Coached by PGA of Canada Coaches Keri             for the Vancouver Stealth, and accomplished           ACADEMY PROGRAMS are a
Moffat and Shingo Akizuki, this academy           guest community coaches including                 testament to Delta School District’s
meets the needs of golfers from beginner          professional NLL box player Logan Schuss.         commitment to engaging learners
to elite. The academy includes a 12 month         Students in this academy will further              through stimulating, relevant and
junior membership at Mayfair Lakes Golf           develop their lacrosse skills and core fitness.
and Country Club and driving range balls          College recruitment opportunities and
                                                                                                     inspiring educational experiences.
everyday they are able to practice. Elite         support applying for athletic scholarships is      We look forward to reinstating
players may be eligible to participate in three   available. The program includes knowledge             them for the 2021/2022
tournaments as part of the Academy Team           on sport nutrition, injury management, stick
which may include one-on-one coaching             stringing, athletic psychology and a variety
                                                                                                              school year.
preparation. This program is overseen by          of cross training activities. This program
Teacher Coordinator Bryce Hamade. (2              is overseen by Teacher Coordinator Patty
block program every other afternoon).             Burr who has extensive lacrosse knowledge
                                                  which includes Minor President Delta
GOLF ACADEMY AT BEACH                             Lacrosse, Coaching Coordinator, Senior
GROVE                                             Pioneers Lacrosse management, coach
Gr. 8 -12 Males & Females                         for both boys and girls box and field
Coached by PGA of Canada Coaches                  lacrosse, coach/sponsor of the South Delta
Brent Derrheim, Jordan Rodda and Taylor           Secondary lacrosse program as well as being
Kim, this academy meets the needs of              a former competitive player herself. (2
golfers from beginner to elite. The academy       block program every other afternoon)
requires a 12-month junior membership
and will include unlimited range balls
during academy sessions. Elite players
may be eligible to participate in three
tournaments as part of the Academy Team

                  REGISTER: http://deltaaccademies.ca                                                                  19
Academy Programs
                                     PERFORMANCE ACADEMY                              SOFTBALL ACADEMY
                                     Gr. 8 - 12 Males & Females                       Gr. 8 -12 Males & Females
                                     This academy offers aspiring musicians,          Coached by Paige Collings (former
                                     actors, dancers, designers, singers and          Canadian National Team and NCAA
                                     writers the opportunity to work with             Division I player, current assistant coach
                                     theatre specialists to create original musical   at UBC), Ron Clarke (former Canadian
                                     plays. Students will study script/score          National Team head coach), Susan
                                     writing, voice, acting and production design     Desrosiers (20+ years coaching at the elite
                                     from beginning to end. The Performance           level), and Leah Riske (former SFU player
                                     Academy has a special relationship with          and assistant coach). Teacher Coordinator
                                     the Vancouver Opera Company. (2 block            Paige Collings (2 block program every
                                     program every other afternoon)                   other afternoon).

                                     SOCCER ACADEMY
                                     Sands Secondary                                  VISUAL EFFECTS ACADEMY
                                     Gr. 8 -12 Males & Females                        The Studio – Delta Manor Education
                                     Coached by Martin Bittengl, a former             Centre
                                     professional player from the Czech Republic      Gr. 8-12 Males & Females
                                     and Technical Director of North Delta            This academy is designed for aspiring young
                                     Soccer and Ajit Braich, Technical Director       Visual Effects Artists (VFX)! Working
                                     of South Burnaby Metro Soccer and                with top Vancouver Industry professionals
                                     former Technical Director of North Delta         to learn the key components of VFX. In
                                     Soccer. This program offers outstanding          the foundations year students learn the
                                     skill development opportunities to soccer        basics of 3D modelling, texturing, shading,
  Delta School District has made     players with a passion and commitment to         lighting and rendering in Maya, green
                                     improve their skills and abilities. (2 block     screen keying and compositing in Nuke,
 the difficult decision to put ALL
                                     program every other afternoon)                   keyframe animation and intro to animating
 ACADEMIES ON HOLD FOR THE                                                            rigged characters, on set photography of
2020/2021 SCHOOL YEAR, due to        SOCCER ACADEMY                                   green screen elements, cloning, and the
    the COVID-19 pandemic,           South Delta Secondary                            importance of VFX data wrangling. As
                                     Gr. 8 -12 Males & Females                        students advance in the program they
  We are incredibly proud of our     This academy is coached by Vancouver             will explore matte paintings, rotoscoping,
 Academy Programs and we look        86’ers FC player and South Delta Teacher         tracking, photography while also building
 forward to reinstating them for     Coordinator, Stephen Burns and assistant         upon their core skills. This academy is ideal
   the 2021/2022 school year.        coaches, Martin Bittengl (who holds his          for students wanting to develop a successful
                                     UEFA “A” coaching licence), a former             career in Vancouver’s vibrant film industry
                                     professional player from the Czech Republic      where we are the third largest film and
                                     and Paul Bahia who is a former Whitecaps         TV production centre in North America!
                                     FC Prospects player/coach. This program          Students will work in collaboration with
                                     offers outstanding skill development             students in the Film Acting and Film
                                     opportunities to soccer players with a           Production Academy to experience a
                                     passion and commitment to improve their          real world collaborative process. (2 block
                                     skills and abilities. (2 block program)          program every other morning)

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Home Quest
       A HOME + SCHOOL COOPERATIVE APPROACH TO EDUCATION

                        The ultimate in diversified learning.
Home Quest offers the opportunity to learn with your child at home, while also having access
to group outings, a resource library, the support of certified teachers, Delta School District
report cards and other benefits.

✔✔ Certified B.C. teachers offer families guidance and support on navigating the BC
   Curriculum and developing individualized educational journeys.

✔✔ Students may opt to come to our classes once or twice a week and/or make use of
   memberships to online educational programs.
                                                                                                    The COVID-19 pandemic has provided
✔✔ Families may choose to go on frequent field trips that connect them to the curriculum,           an opportunity for students and their
   community and one another.                                                                     families to experience learning at home.
                                                                                                   If this form of learning has worked well
✔✔ As a public education program, Home Quest is free to all BC residents and offers funding      for your child, now may be the right time
   to families throughout the year.                                                                    to consider enrolling them in the
                                                                                                        HOME QUEST K-9 DISTRIBUTED
Located at Annieville Elementary, 9240 112th Street in North Delta.                                           LEARNING PROGRAM.

Contact Home Quest:
Jenny Slinn, Coordinator: 604.597.8353
                                                                                                      THE HOME QUEST PROGRAM
e-mail: homequest@deltasd.bc.ca
                                                                                                     was established in 2005 and has
Website: https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/programs/home-quest/
                                                                                                    successfully helped students and
                                                                                                  families navigate their own, personal,
                                                                                                    educational journey while staying
                                                                                                     aligned with the BC Ministry of
                                                                                                    Education’s guidelines ever since..

                      http://homequest.deltasd.bc.ca                                                                   21
Facility Rentals
                                              DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT                             Based on the evolving situation with
                                              FACILITY RENTALS                                  COVID-19, community rentals may
                                              The Continuing Education branch                   again be cancelled or restricted,
                                              coordinates community use of schools and          possibly with short notice. Please check
                                              Delta School District facilities throughout       www.deltasd.bc.ca for updates.
                                              the year. Facilities available for rent include
                                              gymnasiums, classrooms, multipurpose              SCHOOL USE FORM
                                              rooms, filming locations, and theatres.           The School Use Form is used to initiate
                                                                                                and confirm most facility rentals via a
                                              Facilities are generally available for            rental permit. To download a copy of the
                                              community use after 5:00 pm on school             School Use Form, please visit www.deltasd.
                                              days and any time on weekends, and on             bc.ca/district/facility-rentals/ or visit
                                              non-school days such as spring and summer         www.deltasd.bc.ca and search on “rentals.”
                                              breaks. Rental rates vary according to the
     Delta School District welcomes           age and group classification, the type of         WEEKEND RENTALS
  COMMUNITY USE OF ITS FACILITIES             facility required, and if additional custodial    Weekend facility rentals are subject to
with the expectation that all user groups     time is required. For general enquiries,          a 4-hour minimum custodial charge to
              will support:                   contact Facility Rentals at 604-952-5335          provide opening and closing, security, and
                                              or e-mail facilityrentals@deltasd.bc.ca.          custodial services. Additional cleaning
• Delta School District's COVID-19 Safety                                                      time, depending on the nature of
   Plan                                       FACILITY USE IN DELTA SCHOOL                      the rental group’s activities, may be
• the Provincial Health Officer's Order for   DISTRICT’S COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN                   required on weekdays or weekends in
Mass Gatherings                               AND LIMITS TO PUBLIC ACCESS                       order to meet BCCDC Cleaning and
                                              As part of its pandemic response, Delta           Disinfectants standards.
• physical distancing measures                School District limited public access to
• sanitization practices                      all School District sites to help reduce the      TERMS AND CONDITIONS
                                              spread of COVID-19 and to support public          GOVERNING USE OF SCHOOL
• reporting of any confirmed cases            health official requests for social distancing.   FACILITIES
                                              (Licensees, such as daycare centres, are not      Rental groups must agree to the “Terms
 FACILITY RENTALS CANCELLED                   included in the cancellation.) Schools are        and Conditions Governing Use of School
     UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30                       being cleaned and disinfected regularly in        Facilities”. To download a copy of the Terms
                                              accordance with the BCCDC’s Cleaning              and Conditions document, please visit www.
 This measure may be extended                 and Disinfectants for Public Settings             deltasd.bc.ca/district/facility-rentals/. This
       further if required.                   document.                                         document outlines policies on charges,
                                                                                                damages, accident and liability insurance,
  Due to the evolving nature of the           Based on information from the BC Centre           supervision, fire safety, use of equipment,
  pandemic response, facility rental          for Disease Control, the Ministry of Health,      liquor licences, and pre-emption of use.
 bookings for the 2020/21 school year         and the Ministry of Education, Delta School
must be viewed as tentative and may be        District will begin to re-open facilities to      PERFORMING ARTS
      cancelled on short notice.              community use with the expectation that           Rental groups performing live music or
                                              all user groups will familiarize themselves       theatrical productions are solely responsible
   Thank you for your understanding
                                              with and support the measures in Delta            for securing, reporting, and paying all
                                              School District’s COVID-19 Safety Plan.           application tariffs, copyrights, and royalties
                                              This includes adherence to the Provincial         to bodies such as BMI, SOCAN, or any other
   Please check www.deltasd.bc.ca             Health Officer’s Order for Mass Gatherings,       performing rights society or body. When
             for updates                      physical distancing measures, sanitization        the rental group uses recorded musical
                                              practices, and reporting of any confirmed         works as part of their public performance of
                                              cases. Rental groups will be provided             a non-concert event, such as a dance recital,
                                              with Safety Plan guidelines with the terms        Delta School District must collect SOCAN
                                              and conditions, and rentals permits will          Tariff 8 fees as a separate charge and remit
                                              not be issued without agreement to these          them on behalf of the rental group.
                                              requirements.

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