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Registration for the 2020-21 School Year

Registration in eLearning courses is available to students who meet the eligibility requirements for publicly funded secondary education in Ontario, in accordance with Ministry of Education eLearning policies. Please click on the appropriate tab below for information about how to register for AMDEC courses.

Registration for all AMDEC courses is done through your Guidance Counsellor at your enroling school. Guidance Counsellors can find more information by clicking on the appropriate link under the 'For Guidance Counsellors' heading and 'Register a Student' tab below.

All semester 1 AMDEC courses are quadmestered, following the same format as semester 1 secondary courses in AMDSB face-to-face classes. Refer to the Courses tab for additional information.

If you are a student in the Avon Maitland District School Board, please go to the Student Services Department at your school to discuss the eLearning options available to you. If you are eligible to register, the Student Services personnel will complete an eLearning registration for you using PRISM.

If you are a student at a publicly funded Ontario school outside of the Avon Maitland District School Board, please go to the Student Services Department at your school to discuss the eLearning options available to you. If you are eligible to register, the Student Services personnel will complete an eLearning registration for you using PRISM.

If you are a student at an inspected Ontario private school and are eligible for publicly funded education in Ontario, please go to the Student Services Department at your school to discuss the eLearning options available to you. If you are eligible to register, the Student Services personnel will complete an eLearning registration for you using PRISM.

Before registering a student in courses with AMDEC, private schools must sign a Private School Registration Agreement.  The document linked below outlines for students and parents the terms that the private school agrees to meet when the sign the agreement.

Private School Registration Agreement - Information for Private School Families

Registration in AMDEC courses from a private school student will only be reviewed after the following documents have been uploaded to PRISM:

  • Proof of Ontario residency (e.g. utility bill, tax bill, rental/lease agreement, etc.)
  • A current, signed transcript, issued by the enrolling private school
  • Student IEP, as applicable
  • And, for students born outside of Canada:
    • completed and signed AMDSB 302E Form, along with a document to confirm student eligibility to attend an Ontario school without fees

If you are a Visa student and attending an Ontario private school, please discuss your eLearning options with the Student Services Department at your private school. They will contact AMDEC to discuss fees before you are registered.

AMDEC does not register students directly. Please contact your local publicly funded Ontario secondary school to discuss registering at that school for the purposes of taking eLearning courses.

For Guidance Counsellors

AMDEC registrations must be completed through PRISM. School guidance counsellors will find the PRISM login page at this link:  https://prism.elearningstudents.ca/

If you are a guidance counsellor at an Ontario publicly-funded school, your board must be a member of the Ontario eLearning Consortium (OeLC) to register for AMDEC courses.

If you are a guidance counsellor at an inspected, Ontario private school, please send an email to the AMDEC eRegistrar at AMDEC.Office@ed.amdsb.ca to begin the process of accessing PRISM to register your students in AMDEC courses. In your email, include the following information:

  • Your school name
  • School phone
  • School Principal/Administrator name
  • School Principal/Administrator email
  • School Mident/BSID
  • Confirmation that you hold and maintain student OSRs

Once we receive the information above, we will send your school Principal/Administrator an email outlining the next steps including a Registration Agreement requiring their signature.

The AMDEC Registration deadlines, including submission of all required registration documentation, are as follows:

  • Quadmester 1 - Friday, September 18. 2020
  • Quadmester 2 - Monday, November 16, 2020

Registration deadlines for the second half of the year will be determined at a later date.