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ABOUT

 

The Newell Further Education Council is the first point of access for many adult learners, and has been in operation for over 40 years; proudly serving the rural communities of the County of Newell. The program is funded by Alberta Advanced Education.



We Offer

ADULT LITERACY

COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING

FOUNDATIONAL lIFE SKILLS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS

NUMERACY

FAMILY LITERACY

Programming Areas

Literacy & Foundational Learning and Community Capacity Building (see Programming). Learners are paired with tutors or courses that are offered based on individual need, or as assessed by the community. Learner Support Services are also provided on a one-on-one basis (see Learner Support Services).

Assistance may be provided to learners facing a financial barrier.

These programs and services are provided by two staff and

a group of volunteer tutors

Currently seeking new staff for two positions.  Check out the positions on our careers page!

Volunteer Tutors Needed!

Free training provided within a half an hour from your doorstep.

Learners are tutored just 1-2 hours a week based upon your availability. Call 403-641-3444 to learn more. We place a high value on our tutors and share our successes. Become part of our team today! 

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The Newell Further Education Council is governed by a board of member agencies and members at large.

Sonya Procter, Chair
Member at Large

E-mail: zazziplanner@gmail.com

Ron Wickson, Vice Chair
Member at Large

E-mail: rwickson@telus.net

Victoria Muhlbeier, Treasurer
Bassano FCSS

E-mail: fcss@bassano.ca

Nadine Sanford
YMCA Employment Centre, Brooks and Area

E-mail: nadine.sanford@medicinehatymca.ca

Hillary Reid
Bridges Family Program, Brooks & Area
Medicine Hat College Rep.

E-mail: hreid@memlane.com



 

Members of the Board

We are seeking board members from Duchess, Gem, Rolling Hills, Tilley, Scandia, Rosemary, and Rainier. If you place a high value on literacy and believe in building the skills of every day Albertans then this is the right place for you. Please e-mail a letter of interest to furthered@telus.net. Or by mail: PO Box 478, Bassano AB T0J 0B0. Inquiries call 403-641-3444 to learn more.

Board Members Needed!