About Us

Welcome to Life Long Learning - Continuing Education

Do you have a special interest? Do you want to learn or upgrade a skill? It's never to late to develop a passion for something new and exciting. Check out the valuable learning opportunities offered through J&L Learning Services, the facilitators of the Winnipeg School Division's Continuing Education Program.

J&L Learning Services is pleased to offer you an extensive variety of courses for the fall term. Enrich your life by exploring new ideas to gain knowledge for personal or professional reasons. If you can't find what you are looking for, let us know.

Contact us at: 204.789.0435 or email lifelonglearning@wsd1.org. We are committed to being supportive, flexible and responsive to the needs/interests of the diverse community we serve.

"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you."

B.B. King

About Our Instructors

Rhonda Desser

Rhonda has many years of experience teaching fitness class at the Wellness Institute, the City of Winnipeg, Sunova Community Center, as well as some senior facilities such as Deerlodge, and Good Neighbours in the Bronx Community Center and of course for Life Long Learning. Having recently retired from teaching school Rhonda is spending her time teaching fitness classes and in her spare time likes to travel, read, watch good movies and enjoy time with her friends.

Rhonda is certified in group fitness, resistance training, aqua, active older adult, exercise for those with arthritis, pre/post natal and Bellyfit.

Barry Wolfe


Gino Mazzei

Gino mazzei B.A., BFA hons., M.A., M.F.A. International.. Gino studied in Florence, Itally. He has been teaching art for 30 years, teaching various styles and media in drawing and painting. Gino also teaches music and astrology in his studio.


Lisa Borchert

Lisa has extensive experience coaching and training diverse individuals moving into gainful employment. As a trainer she has written and trained courses in business management, computer applications and industry specific skills. As a workshop facilitator her seminars focus on self-presentation and job search.

Lisa has a background in businness and is a published author and playwright.

Nancy Gill

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