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!

Summer School and Youth Camps 2017

Thinking of summer school or a youth camp? The Summer School and Youth Camps catalogue is now available to view online. Registration opens February 21 so check back soon. 

What's Coming in February

Learn a new language in Introduction to Spanish, get organized for spring with Declutter Your Home or discover a peaceful side to yourself with Mindful Meditation.  See our February Flyer and register today.

Browse the Spring Catalogue

Choose from a variety of enjoyable courses to enhance your lifestyle.

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. 

Online Learning

Any time is a good time to engage your mind with online learning at Next Step Continuing Education. We offer adults affordable courses that fit into any schedule. Whether you want to learn from the comfort of your own home, while on vacation or at your work place, choose from a variety of online learning opportunities.    

January 24CALLS Sponsored Courses

Subsidies to support low income learners in the following areas...more

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:

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