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College of the Rockies
College of the Rockies
Contact Us: 1-877-489-2687

Education Resources

Aboriginal Education

Website: BC Ministry of Education/Aboriginal Education

BC Home Schooling Association

Phone: 250-447-6167
Contact: Melina Hoodle
Email: paulandmel@sunshinecable.com
Website: www.bchomeschool.net
Service Provided: Meetings for home school families to share ideas and concerns.

BC Ministry of Education

Responsible for education up to and including Grade 12

BC Ministry of Education Website

School Districts

School District #5 Southeast Kootenay Schools List

District #5 Learning Centers:

Fernie 1-800-423-4919
Sparwood 1-866-425-7053
Elkford 1-888-865-4367

School District #6 Rocky Mountain Schools List

School District #8 Kootenay Lake Schools List

School District #51 Boundary District Site

District #51 Learning Centres:

Grand Forks (250) 442-5312 Fax: (250) 442-5313

BC Ministry of Advanced Education

Responsible for education at the post-secondary level

BC Ministry of Advanced Education Website

BC Minister of Advanced Education: Murray Cole

British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfers (BCCAT)

The mandate of the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) is to facilitate admission, articulation and transfer arrangements among BC post-secondary institutions.

BCCAT Website

Adult Basic Education

College of the Rockies
2700 College Way
Box 8500 Cranbrook BC  V1C5L7

(250) 489-2751 local 221
Website www.cotr.bc.ca/access/

Population Served: Adults
Service Provided:  ABE offers adult upgrading up to a Dogwood Diploma (Grade 12).

 

British Columbia Student Assistance Program

Contact person: Loans officer – College of the Rockies - for information

2700 College Way
Box 8500
Cranbrook BC V1C5L7
250-489-2751
www.bcsap.bc.ca

 Population Served:  Full time student, Part time student, and students with a permanent disability wanting to attend a designated institution

Service Provided: Through one BCSAP application you will be assessed for the following loans and grants: Canada Student Loan, Canada Study Grants, BC Grant, Millennium Bursary, and BC Student Loans

Learn Now BC

Phone: 1-800-946-8332
Email: support@learnnowbc.ca
Learn Now BC
Service Provided: Virtual schooling offers a variety of courses for BC students (K-12) who need to study online due to illness, travel and etc.

One to One Reading Program

District #5 Coordinator:  Jean Samis
Service Provided: Extra reading time provided to elementary school students who are in need of support. Reading support is provided in the school, by trained volunteers from the community, during the students' school day. Students are referred to the program by their teachers. Volunteer readers are always welcome.

Salvation Army Resource for Families & Students

533 Slater Road Cranbrook BC V1C 4Y5
Phone: 250-426-3612
Fax: 250-426-6765
Service provided: emergency food, clothing, laundry facilities and showers. Meals provided Monday to Friday 11:30 - 12:30 p.m. (except Wednesdays). Wednesday meals are at 5 p.m.

Sylvan Learning Center

Phone: 1-800-611-2715
Website: http://tutoring.sylvanlearning.com
Service Provided: private and personalized tutoring for all students in Canada and the U.S.

Strong Start Early Learning Centers

Amy Woodland School
911 6th Street South, Cranbrook BC V1C 1L6
Phone: 426-7258 Fax: 426-1815
Service provided: Pre-literacty activities including stories, musical, arts and puzzles. The goal is to develop literacy skills and school readiness for 2-5 year olds. Parents/guardians must attend. Instruction is offered by qualified Early childhood Educators.

Steeples School
700-24th Avenue North Cranbrook BC V1C 5P6
Phone: 426-3352 Fax: 426-0620
Service provided: Pre-literacty activities including stories, musical, arts and puzzles. The goal is to develop literacy skills and school readiness for 2-5 year olds. Parents/guardians must attend.