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Student uses technology to connect with and inspire others

Student uses technology to connect with and inspire others
When the pandemic started, in-person classes were cancelled. Over time, these pivoted to online classes. Not all students eagerly adopted the new format. Jason, a student at the Action Center, a satellite of PACC Adult Education Centre, was hesitant to try a Zoom class. His teacher Andrea encouraged him to try just one. After that one class, Jason decided to join not just that one course, but every single course that Andrea was offering, all nine of them!! He quickly blossomed as he learned new ...
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Electricity graduate makes a name for himself at work.

Electricity graduate makes a name for himself at work.
It might have taken him a little longer than he expected to get his Electrician's license, but Robert Pereira-Tomé is very happy to finally be a fully licensed electrician. His hard work and grit paid off.
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VACC student to represent Quebec at Skills Canada Virtual National Competition

VACC student to represent Quebec at Skills Canada Virtual National Competition
Paolo Gualtieri, a plumbing student at Verdun Adult & Career Centre (VACC), is representing Quebec at the upcoming Skills Canada Virtual National Competition from May 28-30. 
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COVID19 forces a change in career plans

COVID19 forces a change in career plans
Life often takes many unexpected turns. Dakota Brown had graduated from the Pearson School of Culinary Arts and was working at a renowned Montreal restaurant. This was his dream. Life was good! Then, the pandemic hit and his job disappeared. He knew that he needed to find something new to do. He did just that when he enrolled in the General Building Maintenance program at the Verdun Adult & Career Centre.
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RAC: how Oscar Beltran will get official recognition for his experience and skills

RAC: how Oscar Beltran will get official recognition for his experience and skills
Even though he had 30+ years of experience in electricity and telecommunications, Oscar Beltran's skills and education were not enough to get him a job that fit with his expertise and education. By signing up for the RAC process, he will be able to get his skills and experience officially recognized.
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It's never too late to go back to school

It's never too late to go back to school
Going back to school after 30 years is a scary prospect. Yet, many of our students do just that. Karen Williams is one such student. This is her story.
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RAC allows you to obtain official recognition for professional competencies

RAC allows you to obtain official recognition for professional competencies
In spite of having many years of experience as an administrative professional, Patricia Bouchard was not being considered for more advanced jobs. The lack of accredited certification, pertinent to her industry, hampered Patricia’s career. She was passed over for jobs that she was qualified to do because of the absence of such accreditation. Luckily, she discovered the RAC process which allows candidates to obtain official recognition for their professional competencies.
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The Power of Caring

The Power of Caring
A few months ago, we told you about PACC Health teacher Mariam who spent time in India teaching obstetric nurses the new Humanized Labour and Delivery guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO). Little did Mariam know these new skills would enable nurses to better deal with the pandemic. Here, Mariam shares a heartwarming story about the positive impact this training had on nurses and their patients.
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Great career opportunities for PACC Career Centre Retail Butchery graduates!

Great career opportunities for PACC Career Centre Retail Butchery graduates!
Graduates of the Retail Butchery Program at PACC Career Centre have many exciting career opportunities to choose from upon graduation. Such was the case for two recent graduates who’ve found meaningful and rewarding careers upon graduating from Retail Butchery.
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Starlight Children's Foundation Fundraising event "Tea and Tiaras"

Starlight Children's  Foundation Fundraising event  "Tea and Tiaras"
The Starlight Children’s Foundation Fundraising event “Tea & Tiaras” was held yesterday, October 21, 2018 at Chateau Vaudreuil.
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About LBP Continuing Education

Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) is one of the largest English school boards in Quebec in terms of student enrollment, serving approximately 21,000 students in the Youth sector and approximately 8,700 in its Continuing Education sector. The Board is responsible for a network of 37 elementary schools, 13 secondary schools and 8 Continuing Education Centres.

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  • Address: 1925 Brookdale Ave, Dorval, Quebec, H9P-2Y7

  • Phone:  514-422-3000