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Additional Qualifications (CAD)

The Centre for Academic Development (CAD) is offering accredited AQ and ABQ courses on-site and off-site in 2016-17.  

Registration fees are currently AQ's $650 (on-site) and $750 (on-line),  ABQ's $750, with a $57.85 admission fee for new students ($34.60 for students previously registered at Laurentian).  Please register no later than 10 days prior to course beginning to avoid the late fee of $62.60.  

You may be eligible for a $450 Ministry subsidy, if you successfully complete an AQ or ABQ in Mathematics.

For more information visit : https//  or call: 1-800-268-7061


Don't have 2 full year university math courses to take ABQ, intermediate - math?

Laurentian University (Centre for Academic Development – Faculty of Education) is offering an alternative math test to those teachers who want to take the Intermediate Division Math course, but don't have the prerequisite university math courses.

  • test is $50

  • will only be able to take the test once

  • test is based on grades 9 & 10 math curriculum

  • the Centre does not offer a practice test

  • must receive 70% to register for Intermediate Math

  • results received immediately on completion of test


For more information:



SPRING 2017 - On campus

Special Education - part I

May 15 - May 30

Room SE302 School of Education

Time:  9:00 - 3:30 

Instructor:  Janice Heppner

SUMMER  2017  -  Internet

AQ Special Education Part I 
EDUC1235EL 12 
July 4 - August 25
Instructor:  Dominique Maillet   
AQ Reading Part I
EDUC1275EL 12
July 4 - August 25
Instructor:  Sherry Conroy
EDUC1515FL 12
July 4 - August 25
Instructor:  Paul Dupont
**Proficiency test may be required**   
ABQ Intermediate Mathematics
EDUC4715EL 12
July 4 - August 25
Instructor:  Cheryl Geoghegan
Special Education Part II
EDUC2235EL 12
July 4 - August 25
Instructor:  Robin Persad
ABQ Primary Basic
EDUC4605EL 12
July 4 - August 25
Instructors:  Shirley McKnight
                    Louise Franklin

Admission Requirements


* These three forms must be printed out and hand-filled, then faxed to 705-671-3841, attention: Annette Castonguay. If you have any questions, please contact