Online Learning Centre:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma and Excelled Business Course
Quinte Adult Education and Doula Canada
Graduated with her Ontario Secondary School Diploma in September 2018 and now enrolled in a Doula Canada course
Cassandra George was home with her baby daughter and wanted to complete her Ontario Secondary School Diploma. She reached out to staff at the Contact North | Contact Nord online learning centre in Bracebridge who helped her enrol in Quinte Adult Education’s online Ontario Secondary School Diploma program.
“I found it a lot easier this time, not sure if it was because I’m older but I felt more determined to finish it,” Cassandra explains. She only had electives to complete and liked the course options Quinte Adult Education offered. “I didn’t need my required, just needed electives.” She chose the Aboriginal Beliefs course and Raising Healthy Children course, which helped her decide on a future career path.
Cassanda lives in Chippewas of Rama First Nation and wrote her exams at the library. She appreciates the encouragement offered by staff at the Contact North | Contact Nord online learning centre, including follow-up calls and e-mails with offers of support and connects with a local librarian and other doulas in her community for support when needed.
She graduated with her Ontario Secondary School Diploma in September 2018 and immediately enrolled in Doula Canada’s online Excelled Business course. She hopes to complete the Doula certification in the near future.