NEXT STEP offers a wide variety of programming and course selections to assist students in meeting their educational needs. Whether you want to become a full or part-time student in one of our junior or senior high programs, are interested in home education or are an adult learner, we provide alternative choices for academic success.
Registration is available to all students. Find registration information about your preferred location under the individual campus tabs above.
Please note: Elk Island Public School students wishing to co-register with their current school and Next Step should meet with administration at their current school to request a referral. We welcome all other students to inquire about how our learning environment could meet your needs.
Did You Know?
At Next Step our goals are to:
- DIFFERENTIATE our teaching and learning experiences to ENGAGE our students in their learning
- CONNECT our students to school and community by building TRUST and RELATIONSHIPS
- TEACH students to read for understanding for improved LITERACY
Superintendent Message: Remember the time
Posted on Jul 13 2017
Time. It never ceases to amaze me where it goes. It feels like just yesterday the school year was beginning. And, now we’re getting ready to start another one. For me, this is one of my favourite times of the year. There’s so…
Summer 2017: Office Hours for Elk Island Public Schools
Posted on Jun 30 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — During the summer break, June 30 to August 29, all schools within Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will be closed. The Central Administration building will remain open throughout the summer to complete year-end…
EIPS Students turn Real-Life Problems Into “Aha! Moments”
Posted on May 4 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — With their self-created gadgets and products, market-wise slogans and well-rehearsed elevator pitches, young inventors from Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are sure to impress at the second annual Invention…