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

 

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 current PLLC Board of Directors are:

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
Donny Smoke, Board Member
Edgar Desjarlais, Board Member
Komal Aggarwal, Board Member
Caroline Cannon, Education Director
Cathy Dowd, Program Director

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

Nov
20
Mon
1:30 pm Conversation Circle @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Conversation Circle @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Do you want to practice your English and make new friends in a fun, informal environment? Join our Conversation Circles taking place at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre, Mondays and Wednesdays – 1:30pm to 3:30pm and Monday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Contact us for more information and to sign up at [email protected]!    
Nov
21
Tue
1:30 pm Employment Assistance Services W... @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Employment Assistance Services W... @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for this excellent workshop to learn some valuable information and tips to conduct an effective job search. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions or if you would like to register to save your seat at the workshop.
6:00 pm ESL Classes – Stage 1 and Stage 2 @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Classes – Stage 1 and Stage 2 @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ESL Stage 1 (CLB 1-4) and Stage 2 (CLB 5-8) run throughout the year, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Contact us today for more information.
Nov
22
Wed
1:30 pm Conversation Circle @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Conversation Circle @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Do you want to practice your English and make new friends in a fun, informal environment? Join our Conversation Circles taking place at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre, Mondays and Wednesdays – 1:30pm to 3:30pm and Monday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Contact us for more information and to sign up at [email protected]!