Scarborough Centre for Alternative Studies (Gr 10 - 12)
720 Midland Ave, Scarborough, ON
Scarborough Centre for Alternative Studies (SCAS) is a dual track school that offers educational opportunities to learners (21 and over) in our Adult Program and to high-school aged young adults (18 - 20) in the EdVance Program. The EdVance Program is for students who need a new learning experience for re-entry to school, preparation for college, apprenticeship, and graduation.
Location: 720 Midland Avenue, Phone: 396-6992, Fax: 396-6739Read more
Scarborough Centre for Alternative Studies (SCAS) provides opportunities in a quadmestered system for adult learners 18 and over from diverse backgrounds to enter college, join the workplace, or undertake apprenticeships. Our staff commits to using strategies and interventions to support students in accumulating credits and skills leading to a high school diploma and personal growth. Read more about Mission Statement
EdVance students are able to take grade 11 and 12 Cosmetology courses. They may join the Adult Pre-apprenticeship Hairstyling program when they reach age 21.
The Fix-It Shop is an 18 week pre-apprenticeship Carpentry program. Students achieving 70% are accepted into the carpenters' union. Carpentry students earn high school credits. It has limited ernorlment. The Fix-It Shop is located off-site at 2470 Lawrence Ave. East (in David and Mary Thomson C. I.) 416 396 6921 Read more about CARPENTRY
CO-OP (Adults and EdVance)
Our Co-op Programs are vibrant and offer rich experiences to students transitioning to the workplace. We have established relationships with a number of employers who take on our students to mentor and train them. A number of our students leave their co-op placement with a job offer and new confidence about their marketability.