About

Graduates of Portage Learning and Literacy Centre's Programs

Our Mission Statement

Through a positive and supportive environment, the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is committed to providing the residents of Portage la Prairie and surrounding areas with opportunities to realize individual, literacy, educational, employment, and life goals.

Board of Directors

Yvette Souque, Co-Chairperson
Al Braun, Co-Chairperson
Beverly Phillips, Treasurer
Phillip J.C. Lapointe, Secretary
Jennifer Campbell, Board Member
Daren Van Den Bussche, Board Member
Barry Bills, Board Member
Caroline Cannon, Education Director
Cathy Dowd, Program Director

The affairs of the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre are governed by a Board of Directors. Board members may be elected at the Annual General Meeting or be invited to join the Board by a simple majority vote of the Board.

The Board of Directors is the acknowledged final authority of PLLC.  Its objectives are as follows:  (1) To ensure that services provided are within the Objects of PLLC, Inc.;  (2) To ensure that the highest possible standards of service are offered and available to the community at reasonable cost; (3) To ensure the financial health of PLLC, Inc.

The PLLC Board held an Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The Co-Chair Report to the AGM (providing major highlights from 2016) can be picked up at our office or you can view the report here.

Funders & Partners

Funders

The PLLC receives support from a number of different funding bodies. These include government, foundations, and community funds. We want to thank our funders for their on-going support of the PLLC. Your contribution allows us to better serve and assist the residents of Portage la Prairie and surrounding communities.

Partners

The PLLC works with a myriad of partners including educational institutions, service providers, settlement agencies, youth serving agencies and community based organizations. We believe that working together in partnership allows us to further our mandate by building stronger supports for our community. Thank you to all of our partners for their solidarity, support and collaboration.

Upcoming Events

May
2
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Conversation Circles in Notr... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Conversation Circles in Notr... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Do you want to practice English and make new friends? We are offering volunteer-run Conversation Circles/Tutorial sessions to help you learn and practice English and meet new people in the community of Notre Dame de Lourdes and surrounding areas. For more information, contact our office at 204-857-6304 ext. 268.
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes – Stage 1 (CLB 1-4) & Stage 2 (CLB 5-8) are held at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Classes are instructor-led and involve volunteers to provide additional one-on-one support for learners. For more information or to register (continuous intake throughout the year), please contact ... Read More
May
4
Thu
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes – Stage 1 (CLB 1-4) & Stage 2 (CLB 5-8) are held at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Classes are instructor-led and involve volunteers to provide additional one-on-one support for learners. For more information or to register (continuous intake throughout the year), please contact ... Read More
May
8
Mon
6:00 pm Newcomer Event – Climbing Wall @... @ Central Plains RecPlex
Newcomer Event – Climbing Wall @... @ Central Plains RecPlex
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All of our newcomer clients and volunteers are invited to join us at Western Manitoba’s largest climbing wall and have fun with your family and friends! Try some climbing then have a snack from the RecPlex canteen. Please let us know if you are planning to come, and we will coordinate rides leaving from PLLC at 5:30pm on Monday, May 8th. ... Read More
May
9
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Conversation Circles in Notr... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Conversation Circles in Notr... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Do you want to practice English and make new friends? We are offering volunteer-run Conversation Circles/Tutorial sessions to help you learn and practice English and meet new people in the community of Notre Dame de Lourdes and surrounding areas. For more information, contact our office at 204-857-6304 ext. 268.