Welcome to CALA (Colchester Adult Learning Association)

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    Who We Are & What We Do

    CALA is a community based literacy organization that offers adults the chance to return to learning. We help people prepare to enter the Adult High School Diploma Program at the NSCC, study for the GED Tests, and take part in Family Learning Activities. CALA has been operating in Colchester and surrounding rural areas since 1994.

    CALA is part of the Nova Scotia School of Adult Learning (NSSAL), and we partner with a variety of organizations in the community to meet the diverse learning needs of adults.

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    Courses and Programs

    CALA offers a variety programs to suit interests and abilities, including ALP(Adult Learning Program) and this year Family Learning Programs as well as the NETWotk Program to assist with learning opportunities that allow currently unemployed individuals to develop skills required to transition into entry level employment positions.

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    Classes Start Dates 2015/2016

    Our classes start September 14th. Please Contact CALA for additional dates and times.

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    Continuing Education

    After completing your courses at CALA, CALA can help you develop your continual learning plans based on your wants and wishes.” Then the part of about NSCC. You could also add GED as an option (they may too have a website). Continuing Education that meets your needs. NSCC offers the final step to getting your High School Diploma. You can visit their website here for more information


Our Mission

CALA is a community based organization dedicated to providing opportunities for all individuals to pursue their learning goals. Our successful partnerships improves the social and economic well-being of participants, resulting in the development of healthier communities.

CALA provides you with the essential skills needed to learn, live, and work in your comunity.

At CALA , adults are able to pursue their goals in an environment that values diversity, individuality, mutual respect and free exchange of ideas.