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Get on Track with Career Pathways

Posted by Amy McIlwaine on Jan 16, 2018 2:48:10 PM

What do you want to be when you grow up?

It’s the classic question that every student gets. It can inspire a range of emotions – from confidence, to stress, to outright fear. And it often begs another question – how can you decide what you want to do with the rest of your life without real-world experience?


Topics: epsb, careers, academic, career pathways

5 Easy Ways to Dress Up Your Holiday Table That Won't Break the Bank (or Your Sanity)

Posted by Amy McIlwaine on Dec 15, 2017 3:11:26 PM

By Nicola Lapp

The holidays can be hard – you’ve got relatives visiting from out of town, you have to find a present for Secret Santa, and you have no clue how to cook a turkey. With so many things on your plate, it can feel like your to-do list keeps growing and then the anxiety starts to creep in… I get it; I've been there! The one thing I truly love about the holidays is when everyone sits down around a table and breathes a collective sigh of contentment – but wait… did you remember to set the table?

A table setting can be as elaborate or as simple as you like. If you want to go all Martha Stewart, you go for it! (Send some of that energy my way!) For those of us who are pressed for time, but still want to impress, here are five easy ways to add some flare to your table without going overboard.


Topics: adult continuing education, christmas, floral

Winter course curiosities: ice carving, book writing, vintage cooking

Posted by Amy McIlwaine on Nov 10, 2017 12:49:44 PM

Our winter continuing education courses are here to help get you through the cold days and long nights in our winter city!

We have courses ranging from professional development to personal enrichment, and plenty of opportunity for you to branch out and try something completely new. 

Here are some upcoming courses we're excited about:


Topics: cooking, adult continuing education, art, edmonton, Edmonton events, winter city, fitness