November 3, 2016

Explore High Skills Program, Regional Learning Choices Programs applications open Nov. 9

Explore High Skills Program

Explore High Skills (EHS) is a Peel District School Board pathway program that allows secondary schools with Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs to offer a unique specialized program choice for grade 9 and 10 students. 

​Explore High Skills Programs 2​​017-18Secondary school
Arts and CultureCawthra Park
Heart Lake
BusinessHarold M. Brathwaite
North Park
TL Kennedy
Construction and EngineeringMeadowvale
Health and WellnessMississauga
Hospitality and TourismRick Hansen
Turner Fenton
Information and Communications TechnologyCastlebrooke
Heart Lake
TL Kennedy
Justice, Community Safety and Emergency ServicesHarold M. Brathwaite 
ManufacturingRick Hansen

There are no program fees and no application fees associated with EHS programs. Busing will not be provided. This sector-based program is available to grade 9 students at all skill levels and in all pathways. Grade 8 students/families can apply online or get additional information at . The application will open Nov. 9, 2016.

Regional Learning Choices Programs

Regional Learning Choices Programs offered by the Peel board empower students by providing them with opportunities to develop and explore skills in a particular area of interest. Regional programs are open to all students who meet the criteria for acceptance.

Programs​​Starts in grade: ​ ​
Actively in Motion (AIM) – Royal Orchard MS
Advanced Placement – Central Peel SS, John Fraser SS
Arts – Earnscliffe Sr. PS, Queen Elizabeth Sr. PS, Cawthra Park SS, Mayfield SS
Arts and Technology – Morning Star MS
Graphic and Design Management – Gordon Graydon Memorial SS
International Baccalaureate – Bristol Rd. MS, WG Davis Sr. PS, Erindale SS, Glenforest SS, Harold M. Brathwaite SS, Turner Fenton SS
International Business and Technology – Allan A. Martin Sr. PS, Lisgar MS, Williams Pkwy Sr. PS, Gordon Graydon Memorial SS, Meadowvale SS, North Park SS
International and Executive Leadership Academy – TL Kennedy SS
SciTech – Centennial Sr. PS, Macville PS, Tomken Rd. MS, Chinguacousy SS, Port Credit SS
Sports – Applewood Heights SS
Strings – Central Peel SS, Port Credit SS
Truck and Coach Engineering and Technology – Bramalea Secondary School

The application process for secondary regional programs opens Nov. 9, 2016. You can apply to a secondary regional program by visiting Application dates for middle school programs vary from school to school. 


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