Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.  - Brian Tracey

Welcome to Next Step Continuing Education, proud to be part of Elk Island Public Schools! Whether you want to upgrade a skill for work or pursue a new leisure activity, we are pleased to offer a variety of courses to suit your needs. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities for students of all ages within our region, allowing them to reach their full potential in the quest for educational excellence. No need to commute into Edmonton - save valuable time and access a variety of adult classes right in Sherwood Park.

Bring a Friend - receive a 10% discount

Register for a class with a friend or family member and you both receive 10% off the registration fee. Bring two or more and you ALL receive the discount. Everything is more fun when you share the experience!

This offer is presently not available online. Please call us to take advantage of this offer.

Summer School

Registration for Summer School 2015 is now open! Find out more here. Or download the Summer School catalogue.

Featured Course of the Week

Spring Chicken

One chicken, several meals! Join our fun and favourite instructor, Bill Taylor, as he takes you from deboning a chicken to making several meals for you and your family. A useful  skill for university students, those cooking for one, families...everyone! Register here to reserve your spot in the class.

May 5 (T) 6-9 pm

heART Paint Cafe

All of our spring heART Paint Cafes are sold out! Join us in the fall for more opportunities to paint, create and donate!

See what students are saying about heART Paint Cafe:
"It was so much fun! The instructor and helpers were great!"
"Very fun! Glad it supports a good cause!"
"What a fun, relaxed atmosphere! I will be taking another painting class for sure."

"Excellent - location, instruction, atmosphere, speed, volunteers, brownies, coffee - all brilliant."

April 21Youth Technology Camps

Please note, there has been a misprint in our April edition of the Summer catalogue in regards to youth technology camps. All pricing for technology camps are correctly listed on our website.   


Registration forms can be found here.

For information, including how to register for credit classes and camps, click here.

Preview the Summer School catalogue here.


Currently hiring for summer camp instructors.

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