COVID 19 - update of services
With the new safety measures of social distancing, my services have shifted to an online delivery.
- There will be weekly Zoom meetings for grades 10-12
- Connection via Google Hangout
- Call or text 403-682-9711,
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarships and updates will be sent to students through their indicated preferred email accounts.
Please stay safe everyone,
Christina Bazell, BA. MEd
Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Who is eligible
The benefit will be available to workers:
- Residing in Canada, who are at least 15 years old;
- Who have stopped working because of COVID-19 and have not voluntarily quit their job or are eligible for EI regular or sickness benefits;
- Who had income of at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months prior to the date of their application; and
- Who are or expect to be without employment or self-employment income for at least 14 consecutive days in the initial four-week period. For subsequent benefit periods, they expect to have no employment or self-employment income.
Exploring Career Options
XELLO- Every student has access through their Google account - click on the waffle and scroll down to the Xello icon
Alis Alberta - Get to know yourself and explore careers
Education Planner - Self-assessments and exploration
Spark Path Activities - Not available during COVID 19
Personality Assessments - Book a virtual appointment
Virtual Post Secondary Open Houses
Sait has multiple virtual sessions in April:
April 28 - Business Administration - Automotive Management
-Bachelor of Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems
April 30 - Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management
- Geomatics Engineering Technology
VanArts is hosting a free webinar this week to share information on our one-year diploma programs and degree pathway opportunities for students keen on studying the visual, media, & performing arts.
Wednesday April 22, 6 pm Mountain
- An extensive list of funding options and opportunities - Click Here
- Matthew Halton Scholarships 101 Booklet - Click Here
- Rutherford Scholarship - Click Here
- Pincher Creek Lions, $1000 - May 1 (this link is for the provincial application, please note that the application needs to be submitted to the local club in May, not September)
- Glen Keeley Memorial $2000- Aug 1
- Crowsnest - Pincher Creek Landfill: Environmental Science & Technology, $1000- Sept 1
Livingstone Range School Division Scholarships
All are due May 15th
- Dr. Lloyd Cavers Scholarship - School-based Nomination, $200 for nominees and $1000 for the division winner
See your schools Career Practitioner for applications - These have been sent to all current grade 12 students
Student Loans and Lines of Credit
Alberta Student Aid, Loan information and Applications - Details
Student Line of Credit
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada provides a detailed description of a student line of credit - Details
Contact your local bank or credit union for student loan/line of credit details
Dual Credit Options
Offering the Dual Credit Program compliments the Livingstone Range School Division Priorities:
- Providing quality education to rural students in a dynamic learning environment.
- Consistent delivery of high-quality programming and teaching that is responsive to diverse student needs and interests in an inclusive environment.
- Dual Credit programming will support the preparation of students for success after high school.
Each dual credit program presents different opportunities and experiences. “Dual Credit” allows for students enrolled in these programs to receive High School credits toward graduation, and credit in College or University programs. At a limited charge to students, courses may be offered at a high school, at the University or College, online or a combination of both.
Trades and Apprenticeships
Alberta Industry Trades Information This is the home page for Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training and contains information about the process to become a Journey person in Alberta. You can start on this path in high school!
Trade Entrance Requirements (Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training)
Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) brochure This brochure outlines the process where students in high school can begin their apprenticeship career.
Trades and Occupations list A comprehensive list of Alberta's Registered trades, complete with career profile information for each trade.
Trades specific scholarships As a trades person, you are eligible for thousands of dollars in scholarships! Here is the link from the government website.
Green Certificate Agriculture Training The Green Certificate Program is an industry driven agricultural training program. Its apprenticeship style of delivery insures that participants learn through actively performing the skills required. This means learning, hands-on, out in the barn, field, greenhouse or corral and getting dirty!
John Taylor - Off-campus Coordinator Set up a meeting with our local off-campus coordinator to find out about opportunities for apprenticeship, work experience and volunteer credits. Students in Grades 10-12 can earn up to 5 credits a year (15 Total). Talk with John to learn more!
Canadian Public Post Secondary Institutions
Canadian Adventures and Opportunities
|Rotary Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp||
RAYEC is a week-long camp that takes place every August for youth ages 13- 15 who are interested in learning about business and entrepreneurship. The main focus of this camp is to educate youth about marketing, advertising, preparing a cash-flow statement and writing a business plan. Campers set up their own businesses and use real money which they borrow from actual bankers. The last day is “Business Day” at the camp, where campers have the opportunity to open and operate their businesses. The youth also get to participate in many fun recreational activities throughout their week at camp.
|Encounters with Canada||A unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams.|
|The Duke Edinburgh’s International Award||An internationally recognized program for young people, building their skills to equip them for life and work. By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in their development.|
|Katimavik||Katimavik aims to help youth become engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada. We do this through the development of 21st century skills, experiential learning, and civic engagement.|
Important: Livingstone Range School Division neither screens nor endorses external opportunities, practices, products, or services. As data is subject to change at the discretion of each company, information has not been verified and Livingstone Range School Division cannot be held responsible for any inconsistencies or errors. Livingstone Range School Division does not warrant the legitimacy of any of the information in the posting, including the company and the position itself. It is the responsibility of each applicant to review and research each employment opportunity prior to applying.
International Adventures and Opportunities
Whether you are looking to travel, volunteer or study internationally, this is the link for you!
Learning clicks provides so great opportunities and details http://learningclicks.alberta.ca/resources/travel-opportunities-for-students/