Chinook Learning Services is taking measures to reduce the risk of transmission of respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19. These measures include: hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette, physical distancing, increased frequency of cleaning and disinfection and having staff and students stay home when sick.
Who We Are
Chinook Learning Services is the Calgary Board of Education's provider of High School Upgrading, non-credit Continuing Education (professional development, personal development & corporate training), Summer School for Grades 10-12, and Off-Campus (work experience) programs. Contact Us for more information.
High School Upgrading
Chinook is the largest High School Upgrading centre in Alberta, serving almost 8,000 part-time students annually. Students come to Chinook to complete, upgrade or enhance their high school diplomas as they prepare to enter post-secondary institutions or the world of work. Chinook offers morning, afternoon and evening classes, multiple intakes, and specialized programs to allow students flexibility in achieving their goals.
Chinook is the oldest provider of Continuing Education in the city. Professional Development courses are offered in the following areas: computer training, finance, interpersonal skills, school-based training and writing & workplace skills. Chinook has a wide selection of Online Learning courses for Professional and Personal Development. Customized Corporate Training is also available.
Summer School – Grades 10-12
High School Summer School is offered to 4400 students in July at multiple school locations. Students take courses in order to upgrade or to provide flexibility in their high school programs. Classes are held in the mornings during weekdays in July. Diploma Examinations are written in the first week of August.
Students can earn high school credits for on-the-job experience with Off-Campus programs. Teachers supervise work experience students while they learn employability skills. Employers become valued partners in the educational process.
Chinook welcomes individual International Students to enrol in our High School Upgrading and Summer School programs. International students 19 years of age and younger may enrol in daytime and evening classes. International students over 20 years of age may enrol in evening Fall and Winter classes as well as Summer School classes.