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.

Summer School

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

What's coming up this spring

There's more than tuplips coming up this spring! Grow your mind with these fun, enjoyable classes starting soon...

March & April Courses

Featured Course of the Week

Head, Neck & Shoulder Massage

Massage is relaxing and great at alleviating tension and stress. Find out how to perform proper massage techniques through hands on practice. Register here to reserve your spot in the class.

Mar 17 (T) 6:30-8:30 pm

heART Paint Cafe

A night out that's out of the ordinary...paint, create and donate! We will donate 30% of all registration fees collected to a local charity. No experience necessary. 

There are three more evenings to choose from, with a new painting each evening created as an original by our artists just for you. Choose one or choose them all!

Tree of Life - Mar 13 (in support of Boys & Girls Club)
Mandala - Apr 17 (in support of A Safe Place)
Nature - May 22 (in support of Dreamcatchers Nature-Assisted Therapy Assoc)

Read what students are saying from the first 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, atmoshphere, speed, volunteers, brownies, coffee - all brilliant."


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.

Do you have expertise you would like to share with the community? If you are interested in instructing with Next Step Continuing Education...

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