Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.  - Brian Tracey

Welcome to Next Step Continuing Education, a part of Elk Island Public Schools. We offer you enjoyable and informative lifelong learning opportunities in Sherwood Park and surrounding areas. Whether you want to upgrade a skill for work or pursue a new leisure activity, we are pleased to offer a variety of courses to suit your needs. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities for students of all ages within our region, allowing them to reach their full potential in the quest for educational excellence. No need to commute into Edmonton - save valuable time and access a variety of adult classes right in your community!

Be Prepared for the Diploma Exams

Spots are starting to fill in Diploma Exam Prep classes. For details and online registration go here.

For the Alberta Education diploma exam schedule follow this link and select "Schedules & Significant Dates".       

Holiday Baking with Your Kids

December 10, 9 am - 3:30 pm

Looking for a unique activity to do with your kids this holiday season? Share in the fun of holiday baking with your kids or grandkids without the mess at home! Create a variety of delectable treats at this all day baking workshop that you take home to share with friends and family. Register today! 

Rent an EIPS Facility

EIPS facilities are available for after-hours rentals to non-profit organizations. For complete information and rental request forms go here or contact us at 780-449-5886. 

November 8Need a little holiday inspiration?

You are sure to get in the holiday spirit with these classes...

Holiday Inspired Classes


Improve your skills and launch your career with these Continuing Education Professional Certificate programs:


We welcome youth 12+ to most classes when accompanied by an adult. And when registering together you save 10% off the registration fees! Contact us to find out more.

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