Campus Open Houses, Conferences, Training & Workshops

Portage College Open House

APRIL 2017

ST. PAUL CAMPUS:  April 5, 2017 – 5:00 – 8:00 pm

COLD LAKE CAMPUS:  April 12, 2017 – 5:00 – 8:00 pm

LAC LA BICHE CAMPUS:  April 19, 2017 – 5:00 – 8:00 pm

For more information, please call 1-866-623-5551 or go to PORTAGE COLLEGE website.


Grant MacEwan Aboriginal Education Centre Newsletters

February 2016

Saddle Lake Education Authority, Human Resource Centre, Reinvestments Biennial Round Dance to be held on FEBRUARY 14, 2015

Planning has already begun for this amazing event that happens every two years.  Please join us as we celebrate and honor our students who have graduated during 2013 and 2014 Academic terms.

In addition, one award shall be awarded in each of the following levels that recognizes academic excellence:  UCEP; College/University Certificate; College/University Diploma; Undergraduate; & Post Graduate Studies.

To qualify for these awards, transcripts must be submitted by December 30th.

Unveiling of the Saddle Lake Post-Secondary’s


On Friday, February 22, 2013 the Saddle Lake Education Authority, along with Shannon Houle and Erica Makokis, will be unveiling the “Wall of Recognition” at 3:00pm at the Saddle Lake Administration Foyer.  This project was initiated to recognize and honor graduates who completed their studies prior to 1993.  A Pipe Ceremony will start at 2:00pm and the unveiling will follow.  We would also like to invite you to the 15th Biennial Round Dance hosted by the Saddle Lake Education Authority, Human Resource Centre and Reinvestments which will start at 6:00 at the Ayiwakes Cultural Centre.

Portage College

Information Cafe This upcoming information session is schedule for November 07, 2012 from 7:00 to 8:30pm at the Portage College Campus in Lac La Biche.  Staff and students from college faculties will be on hand to answer your questions about their programs, scholarships and bursaries.  Take a tour, visit their labs and try out their learning technologies.  You can also meet the Career Counsellor to explore their Career Cafe.  You will also be treated to specialty coffees and pastries, prepared by the Culinary Arts students.  Parents and students are invited to attend to discover what Portage College has to offer.

 Mount Royal University

Upcoming Information Sessions for 2012:

This Admission Information Session will help you learn more about Mount Royal University, the application process and the credit programs that we offer. This informal, one hour session will provide you with information on your admission requirements and will also give you an opportunity to have your questions answered regarding Mount Royal’s admission process.

Lethbridge College

July 13 – 15, 2012.

A chance for students looking at college in 2013 or later and their families to spend a weekend with us!  Stay in Residence, we’ll show you around campus, you can meet with LC Alum, speak with instructors, and check out your future program area.  High School counsellors are also welcome.  A FREE weekend open to individuals living further than 2 hours away from Lethbridge.

For more information call 403-320-3200 or toll free 1-800-572-0103 or email /

“Successful Beginnings…Current Practices in ECD” Conference

Early Childhood

March 01 & 02, 2012

Blue Quills First Nations College

St. Paul, AB



Workshop Session


Got to the Saddle Lake Health & Wellness Centre’s Calendar of Events to access organized events in & around the community.

Calendar Of Events


Starting on March 23rd National U.S. Classic Champion Nitasha “Tiger” Half will be conducting lessons at the Goodfish Lake Recreation Centre.  For more information call Stan Houle at 780-636-7000.


The Alberta Congress Board has launched a innovative project, the Alberta Skills Network Project (ASNP); connecting graduates with career opportunities.  This project is being funded by Service Canada.

The Alberta Skills Network Project is an innovative, individual-focused project that will equip Alberta’s post-secondary youth with appropriate skills and opportunities to work in their field of expertise.  The project will utilize a web-based medium to allow for interns who live in rural areas to have equal access to services as do their urban counterparts.

These students must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be between the ages of 18 and 30
  2. Must be a Post Secondary Graduate
  3. Must have tried on their own to apply for positions in their field
  4. Must not be receiving EI Benefits

The selected students will be matched up with a place of employment for 12 weeks to gain experience in the area they have studied.  The government will pay approximately 50% of wage expense for the 12 week period.  In addition to placing students, they are offering a variety of courses that could assist them develop their skills further.  These courses are offered on-line through Moodle:   Assertiveness and Self Confidence; Business Etiquette; Business Writing; Change Management; Communication Strategies; Conflict Resoulution; Creative Problem Solving; Customer Service; just to name afew.

For further information, please contact Michelle Penner at 403-550-3492 or by email:

Saddle Lake Biennial Round Dance

Stay posted for an update on our 2013 Saddle Lake Cree Nation Education Biennial Round Dance scheduled for February 2013.

  • For all Former & All Students sponsored by SLPS only: If you completed your education and graduated between January 2011- December 2012, please contact the Post Secondary Department to ensure you are on the graduating list.

Saddle Lake Post Secondary Annual Orientation

(“Saddle Lake Post Secondary Department” Sponsored Student Only)

**All successful financially sponsored applicants are required to attend, if possible, the Annual Orientation  & we look forward to seeing you there:


SLPS Annual Student Orientation


on Wednesday, August 22 2012

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 4925-49 Ave, St. Paul

Lunch at Noon & must be in attendance to win Prizes!

Student Policy Presentation, Meet & Greet Staff / Board Members, See you there!


Please review Sponsorship Application Procedures listed on Application Package & review our Student Policy for additional information on student priority & sponsorship, download it here today.

We would like to take the time to CONGRATULATE and WELCOME all the successful applicants and we at SLPS look forward to assisting you in achieving personal success & academic excellence.  You have an exciting future ahead & we are here to support you, guide you, & cheer you on!  Your Future is in Your Hands 🙂


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