Wellington Catholic District School Board

Service: International Languages Program

Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19 ; ILP - WCDSB
Office Phone School 519-836-8785
Fax To the Attention of ILP: 519-824-3088
Website www.wellingtoncdsb.ca
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Patricia Rodriguez, Program Administrator, International Languages Program; Phone: (Cell) 519-546-3622; Email: ilp@wellingtoncdsb.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Patricia Rodriguez
Description (Site) Guelph-North West
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
St Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School
287 Imperial Rd S
Guelph, ON N1K 1Z4
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Intersection Imperial Rd S and Paisley Rd
Mailing Address c/o International Languages Program 
Wellington Catholic District School Board - Main Office 
75 Woolwich St 
Guelph, ON N1H 6N6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Program providing academic instructions in various languages other than English and French for students in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8.
Description (Service) Due to COVID-19, staff have been working with school board administration to identify alternatives to the in-person learning model, such as virtual learning options. 
Sharing of cultural experiences and heritage within the Guelph community * academic instruction * learn or maintain a language * variety of themes and activities * develop appreciation for cultural diversity 
Available languages may include: Arabic, Amharic, Bengali, Chinese Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin (Traditional and Simplified), Dari, Dutch, Filipino, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laos, Persian/Farsi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Tamil, Tigrigna, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese and Yoruba 
**22 students enrolled are needed to open a new class and additional languages may be considered if at least 22 students enroll
Hours Classes run Sat 9:30 am-12 noon during the school year, Sep-Jun 
Summer Session, Winter Session: see website for specific dates
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Elementary students JK-Grade 8, presently enrolled in school
Application Registration forms available from Wellington Catholic District School Board Office, 75 Woolwich St, Guelph during office hours (Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm), and from St Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School, 287 Imperial Rd S, Guelph  
For information, visit Facebook page or website
Languages Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dutch ; Farsi - Persian ; German ; Hindi ; Italian ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; and other listed languages
Fees None ; Donations accepted
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Education
Service Categories Language Instruction ~ Children