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About Our Centre

The Western Quebec Continuing Education Centre endeavours to foster a  positive and engaging learning environment for all students. We remain committed to fostering partnerships within the Val-d'Or community to ensure the needs of its members are reflected in our programming.

As we are an Adult Education Centre our student demographic ranges from 16-60 years of age.

The centre environment is centred around individualized learning. This means students can customize their schedule, their focus, and their pace toward their goals.

Our Services

The Western Quebec Continuing Education Centre offers the following services to our community:

  • Quebec High School Diploma

  • Vocational Diplomas

  • Academic Upgrading

  • Pre-requisite training

  • GDT (General Development Test) Testing

  • SSET (Secondary School Equivalency Tests) Testing

  • GEDTS (General Education Development Test) Testing

  • Ongoing enrollment in Secretarial and Accounting Vocational Diploma Programs

  • Classroom and facility rental opportunities evenings and weekends

Meet The Team


Sheldon Macgillivray

Centre Director

"Lean into the hard first, everything else gets easier."



Tatiana Azparrent

Teacher, Staff Assistant

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”  Aristotle



Maggie Richmond

Community Development Agent

“Be like a tree. Stay grounded. Connect with your roots. Turn over a new leaf. Bend before you break. Enjoy your unique natural beauty. Keep growing.”



Eleanor Cipriano

Project Development Officer/Liaison Agent

“The best way to predict the future is to create it."-Abraham Lincoln



Shelly Lovsin

Math Tutor

"The happiest people don’t have the best of everything They just make the best of everything." 


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Sylvia Jones

Math Tutor

"Always laugh when you can.  It is cheap medicine." ~ Lord Byron



Natasha Frost-Lariviere

Office Administrator

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take." - Wayne Gretzky


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