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Welcome to ECALA

We are an Edmonton based adult community learning association, with a mandate to help individuals access non-credit educational opportunities throughout our city.

If you have educational needs, please visit our Programs & Services page or if you are a non-profit organization and want information on our funding, please visit our Grants & Funding page.

We have proudly served the city of Edmonton since 1998, and are funded by theĀ Government of Alberta.

We hope our revised website will provide our members and guests with a quicker and easier experience finding the resources we have available.


What's Happening?

Board Recruitment-deadline

Board Recruitment-deadline May 15, 2016 5pm

Qualifications to serve on the ECALA Board of Directors:

*Live or work in the City of Edmonton

*Have a background and an interest in adult learning in Edmonton including such issues as:

Desired qualifications for ECALA director:

  • must be 18 years of age or older
  • live or work in the city of Edmonton
  • possess knowledge, interest, and experience with not-for-profit organizations, board governance, adult learning and literacy
  • be familiar with adult learning challenges issues in an urban setting such as:

language, (EAL/FAL English and French as an Additional Language), trauma, poverty, homelessness etc.

  • experience with strategic planning and community engagement
  • social media experience for not-for-profit organizations
  • successful candidates must pass a security check

A complete board application package will include: your resume, 3 current reference letters and a cover letter covering the following items: A description of your background and interest in adult education (including awareness of challenges for learners with barriers) and why you are motivated to serve as a board member of ECALA.

If you have any questions please contact our office 587 990-0762 or email nominations@ecala.org

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Aboriginal Literacy Learning Opportunities

ECALA has an open call for Aboriginal Literacy learning opportunities, please call the office to discuss your project idea before submitting.

Click here for details.

You may call 780 415-5520 or reach Carol at 587 990-0762.

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