General Alert
Students will be returning to in-person learning on Monday, January 17.
Read our return to school update for parents/guardians and students.

COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream Funding Project
Our School has a COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream Funding Project.

City Adult Learning Centre

Our school is currently closed and classes have moved to remote learning online.  We expect in-person students will be able to return on January 17th.  Staff and in-person students should review the revised screening and Covid protocols on the Now Mobile Covid app.

Please see below for information on registering for next quad or access the tabs on the left to reach guidance and student supports.

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The City Adult Learning Centre (CALC) is a secondary school that offers an academic program for adult students, ages 21 and over,  who wish to earn the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).  We support all post secondary destinations: college, university, apprenticeship and workplace. 

Our innovative programs include CANEX Co-op,  Personal Support Worker and Childcare Assistant Certificate Program.

Registration to CALC takes place each Quad. Quads begin in September, November, February and April. 


Registration for Quad 3 is now open. Classes begin February 7th.

Please visit the 'Registration' tab to the left to apply for courses in Quad 3.  Please note the choices of online or in-person learning in periods 1 and 2 with period 3 afternoon courses fully online.  ALL courses are offered synchronously, in 'real time', which means you must be participating in the class during the scheduled time. 

Period 1 - 8:25am-10:25am

Period 2 - 10:35am - 12:35pm

Period 3 - 1:35pm - 3:35pm 

If you are an 'in-person' student please know:

  • Students must perform Covid Screening in order to enter the building.  CALC adult student use Entrance #4 (Edvance students use Entrance #2).  The NowMobile app is the easiest and fastest way to enter the building.  Download the NowMobileapp, perform the screening, and simply have your QRCode scanned at the door.  Paper forms will be provided for those that have not mastered the App (for the first few days) or don't have phones or data.  The line ups can get long so please arrive well before your class and dress appropriately for the weather.  
  • Student Parking is very limited and will only be available at the back of the school for students with exceptional circumstances.  Applications are taken in the first few days of each quad.

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TDSB CONNECTS APP for your phone or device

City Adult Learning Centre (CALC) has replaced its paper student agenda with the “TDSB Connects” app. 

The APP is a living resource for CALC’s staff and students. The App provides information regarding school schedules, school events, and announcements.  It enables students to be better informed and organized. Students can customize the notifications, news and calendar information they receive based on their own classes and interest.  

Stay up to date and download the the TDSB Connects app from the App Store (IOS) or Google Play and Select your school: City Adult Learning Centre

App Store

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Once the App is downloaded set the school to the City Adult Learning Centre and select "Adult" for channels and timetables. 


RESOURCES and POTENTIAL SUPPORTS for our students during this challenging time have been sourced by TDSB Social Workers and CALC's community partners.  A list of supports can be found here.

 The TDSB team has prepared a document to provide potential supports to students and families over the summer.  Click here for the TDSB Summer 2021 Well-Being Guide

At CALC Your Voice Matters!

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Retrieved from: Feb.02.2020


Student Feedback Questionnaire

(time to complete approx. 2-3 mins)

The City Adult Learning Centre is committed to creating a safe, welcoming, equitable and accessible learning environment which promotes high levels of student achievement and well-being.  We know that your experience as Adult Learners is unique and honest feedback is an important part of helping us improve our students’ experience.  Please help us help  you by sharing your voice through the feedback questionnaire. The survey is made up of 10 questions. Your name and email address will NOT be collected and your identity will NOT be revealed to your teachers or the administration.  Feel  free to skip any questions that do not apply. Remember, at CALC your voice matters and we want to hear from you!





There are many supports available on site: Guidance (PLAR), Client Care Coordinator and Nurse Practitioners (from South Riverdale Community Health Centre), School Settlement Workers, and Immigrant Women's Health Centre.

Extracurricular activities include after school sports, games and discussions.