Community Adult Learning Programs (CALP)

The Portage College Community Adult Learning Programs (CALPs) are award-winning community-based programs funded by Alberta Advanced Education.

We offer support for learners in reading, writing, math, computers, or English language learning to improve their daily lives.

If you would like to know more about our programs or have any questions please contact Michelle Dargis, CALP Supervisor or one of our CALP Coordinators.


September 21, 2021

Portage and Community Learning Network Partners to Provide Training for Foundational Learning Instructors

Online PD training is designed to develop and enhance literacy and numeracy instructional skills.

March 18, 2021

Blue Quills Literacy Centre Launching “Read Learn Laugh”

A Program Resource Guide to Support Indigenous Family Literacy

September 09, 2020

Portage CALPs - 2020 Council of the Federation Literacy Award recipients!

Congratulations to our CALP teams!

April 28, 2020

Portage College CALPs Adapting to Community Member Needs

The usual face-to-face delivery has required the program to adapt

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We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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