Leigh Chaisson

How and Why I Returned to SchoolLeigh Chaisson is the winner of The Co-operators Learner Achievement Award presented each year at the PGI Golf Tournament for Literacy. Here is the essay he submitted with his application for the award. My name is Leigh Chaisson and I...

Lisa MacLean

How and Why I Returned to School I believe the most important thing I have learned since I left school with a grade nine education is how important my education should have been to me. I should have taken my education more seriously and completed school. After leaving...

Terry Affleck

Learning to Read Later in LifeMy name is Terry Affleck and I learned to read at the age of 63 and today at 65 I am enrolled at Holland College to prepare for my GED.I started school in a “one room” classroom which was very common in small rural communities in the 50s....