Fort McKay E-Learning is an alternative learning centre for students who are not attending mainstream schools in Fort McMurray. The classroom is located on Fort McKay Road in the E-Learning Centre Building.
Student Enrollment Information:
- Junior High Program: grades 7 to 9.
- Senior High Program: grades 10 to 12 and adult upgrading students.
- Average enrollment: 20 full-time students per semester.
- Staff: 1 to 2 classroom teachers and education assistant.
- Core Courses are delivered both online through SCcyber and Alberta Distance Learning Module courses and Frank Spragins Module courses.
- Students earn locally developed “Special Project” credits delivered through experiential learning opportunities in cultural teachings, crafts, art, mental health, and health-related workshops, and volunteer work.
- Career and Technology Studies credits through taking Regalia making in Fashions Studies, Foods courses, and work-related safety courses.
- E-Learning is committed to engaging students in Physical Education through daily classes at the Fitness Centre, McKay School Gymnasium, Arena, Powwow Dance Practice, and attending monthly Physical Education trips to places like MacDonald Island Park and Vista Ridge.
- The goal of the E-Learning Program is to assist students to be more self-sufficient by developing their sense of self-esteem and providing a learning environment where they can be successful.
- Operating since 2005 with a total of 40 graduates.
- The last 6-years have been particularly successful with 24 graduates.
Fort McKay E-Learning Centre
Fort McKay, Alberta T0P 1C0
Phone: (780) 792-8538 for Ona Fiddler-Berteig
Phone: (780) 215-5868 for Casey Howlett