LBS Practitioner Conference

Join 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.

Time Agenda Details
9:00 am Welcome

Land Acknowledgement

Session Overview

Sara Gill

Sara McLaughlin

Sara Gill

9:15 – 10:45 Remote Learning


Lisa McArthur – The Literacy Group – Google Forms to Share with LBS


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 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 Community Program Panel Human Trafficking

Substance use

Newcomer supports

Hamilton Public Library


Panelists will have 15 min each to present with time for questions and discussion

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch/Break
1:00 – 2:45 Community Partner Session

Literacy and Basic Skills

Employment Services

Ontario Works and Others

Doug Rust, Fedcap – Employment Ontario Transformation and Service System Manager Update

Program Overviews/Updates


Community Referral Protocol


Discussion Questions and Case Scenarios


Key Learnings and Connections

2:45 – 3:00 Wrap up, Next Steps and Evaluation