Links and Resources

Willow Creek Adult Learning Society works and collaborates with many partners around the province.

Here are just a few of them.

Community Learning Network

The Community Learning Network (CLN) is a not-for profit association established in 1987 under Alberta’s Societies Act. CLN supports the innovative learning leaders who are building Alberta’s vibrant learning communities. We provide and promote professional development,  training, customized support and networking opportunities to Alberta’s Community Adult Learning Programs. We work in close collaboration with our partners, funders and system stakeholders to achieve our vision, where Community Adult Learning  Programs are the hub for adult learning in every community. The CLN team includes five full-time staff dedicated to providing relevant and responsive support at a grassroots regional level to the more than 130 Community Adult Learning Programs throughout Alberta.

Other learning councils near you:

HOME CLN CALPCardston & District Community Adult Learning Council
County of Lethbridge Community Learning Council
Crowsnest Pass Adult Education
Pincher Creek Community Adult Learning Council
Foothills Continuing Education Council

Lethbridge College

In addition to our main campus in Lethbridge, Lethbridge College has satellite campuses in Claresholm, and Crowsnest Pass. Lethbridge College’s rural campuses in Crowsnest Pass and Claresholm offer programs for students wishing to improve their academic skills for entry either into the workforce or a post-secondary educational program.  Classes are offered in a 16-week semester system. Full-time students are able to complete four courses in each semester. The Fall semester runs from September to December, the Winter semester from January to April, and the Spring semester from May to June only. Orientation to College Learning offered on the main campus for the month of August, is recommended for all new learners.

ESL Rural Routes- Norquest College

The Rural Routes program improves access for small ESL programs and their providers located in urban areas.
We support and build capacity of ESL providers so they can offer culturally integrated English language programs and services to enhance economic and social integration in rural communities for adult newcomers.

Rural Routes receives funding from Advanced Education & Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada for ongoing ESL capacity development services to rural and small urban ESL providers in Alberta.

SALAS- Language Assessment Services

Southern Alberta Language Assessment Services (SALAS Ltd.) is a Lethbridge business. Six professionally trained assessors, a Client Services coordinator, and three Client Services Assistants work for SALAS and offer assessments for Refugees, Permanent Residents, Protected Persons, Canadian citizens and Private clients.

Alberta Advanced Education


Post Secondary Education –

Alberta Advanced Education, along with its boards and councils, works with post-secondary institutions to provide Albertans with accessible, affordable, high quality learning opportunities.


eCampus is your connection to over 600 on-line programs and 60 courses offered by 15 Alberta post-secondary institutions including provincially accredited diplomas, certificates and applied degrees.