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Curriculum and Instruction

Alternative Education

Peace Wapiti Public School Division (PWPSD) offers students opportunities to successfully complete their education their way. Through the Peace Academy of Virtual Education, Peace Wapiti Enterprise Centre, and Home Education programs our educators strive to provide the best delivery method for each student.
Peace Academy of Virtual Education (PAVE) follows the Alberta Program of Studies and is led by Alberta-certified teachers working closely with students and their families. PAVE is available to students in Grades 7-9.
Peace Wapiti Enterprise Centre (PWEC) is an outreach school that offers a range of flexible program options for students in Grades 10-12.
Home Education works with parents of students in Grades 1-12 who have opted to pursue parent-directed home education programming that adheres to the provincial Home Education Regulation.

Community School Liaison Workers

Community School Liaison Workers (CSLWs) provide information and support to families whose children are experiencing difficulties at home or at school; to cooperate with school staff and community agencies to prevent the breakdown of family-child-school relationships. Referral forms and further information are available at the school and may come from the school, family or individual.
Contact 1: If you reside within the County of Grande Prairie, contact a liaison worker at the County of Grande Prairie at (780) 532-9727.
Contact 2: If you reside outside the County of Grande Prairie and attend a PWPSD school, call Kaili Chernucka at (780) 532-6390.

Curriculum Coordinators (Literacy and Numeracy)

PWPSD has two Numeracy and two Literacy Coordinators who work to advance the programming and teaching of these vital subjects within our schools. Learn more about our Coordinators and find their contact information by visiting the Learning and Instruction Coordinators webpage.

Dual Credit Program

The Dual Credit Program at PWPSD creates opportunities for students to earn credits in high school and post-secondary institutions at the same time, as well as opportunities for post-secondary course exemption and workplace certification.

Education Technology

PWPSD's Education Technology Coaches offer current and new technology support services to teachers, including group presentations, one-on-one working sessions, classroom mentoring, and leadership.

Indigenous Education Services

Indigenous Education Services functions to support the positive experiences and success of Indigenous students. 

Information Technology

PWPSD's Information Technology Support Team offers technology services to office sites and schools.


Early Childhood Services (ECS) or Kindergarten programs are offered by most elementary schools in the division. Kindergarten programs run 475 hours according to provincial guidelines, while playschool hours vary from site-to-site. Program Unit Funding (PUF) is available for 3-year-olds who have severe delays. Programming may also be available for 4-year-olds who have a mild/moderate delay.