LBS Practitioner Conference

Thanks to those that joined us for the 2021 Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Practitioner Conference!

November 16, 2021 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (virtual via zoom) – free event

Register Here

Community Partners (non-LBS) – You are welcome to attend the entire day. However, we have designed the afternoon session (1:00 – 3:00 pm) specific to community partnerships.

TimeAgendaDetails
9:00 am
  • Welcome
  • Land Acknowledgement
  • Session Overview
  • Sara Gill
  • Sara McLaughlin
  • Sara Gill
9:15 am – 10:45 am
  • Remote Learning
  • Lisa McArthur – The Literacy Group – Google Forms to Share with LBS
  • Angela Parkin, Anita Silva, Sara McLaughlin – Digital Best Practices Team – How to Smoothly Transition Your Learner Files to Digital Format, Digital Milestones and the Enhanced Learner Plan
  • Guylaine Vinet – AlphaPlus – Microsoft Forms, Cloud Storage (security and sharing), Answering Your Tech Questions, Coaching Services
10:45 am – 11:00 am
  • Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Community Program Panel
  • Human Trafficking – Candace Morely – Program Coordinator, Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives – YMCA
  • Substance Use – Kathy Guffroy – Harm Reduction Nurse – City of Hamilton
  • Newcomer Supports – Jody Williams – Program Coordinator, Newcomer Information Centres, YMCA Immigrant Services
  • Hamilton Public Library – Meghan Tinmouth, Collections Librarian
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Community Partner Session
  • Literacy and Basic Skills
  • Employment Services
  • Ontario Works and Others
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Wrap up, Next Steps and Evaluation
This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.