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, a part of Elk Island Public Schools. We offer you enjoyable and informative lifelong learning opportunities in Sherwood Park and surrounding areas. 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 your community!

it's a registration PARTY

January 18, 6 - 7:30 pm
Salisbury Composite High
20 Festival Way

Enjoy some refreshments, meet the instructors and sample a class. Register for a class that night and receive 20% off .  Bring a friend and get a FREE gift.  Come on out and mingle, win stuff and register for a class you are sure to enjoy. 

Browse the Spring Catalogue

Choose from a variety of enjoyable courses to enhance your lifestyle.

Be Prepared for the Diploma Exams

Only a few more weeks to register for Diploma Exam Prep classes. For details and online registration go here.

For the Alberta Education diploma exam schedule follow this link and select "Schedules & Significant Dates".       

Give the gift of learning

This year give them an experience they will remember. Gift certificates are available in any denomination and can be used towards any class! Call our friendly staff to find out more.

Rent an EIPS Facility

EIPS facilities are available for after-hours rentals to non-profit organizations. For complete information and rental request forms go here or contact us at 780-449-5886. 

November 8Need a little holiday inspiration?

You are sure to get in the holiday spirit with these classes...

Holiday Inspired Classes


Improve your skills and launch your career with these Continuing Education Professional Certificate programs:


We welcome youth 12+ to most classes when accompanied by an adult. And when registering together you save 10% off the registration fees! Contact us to find out more.

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