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Speakers

Cecilia is the Community Partnership Coordinator at the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health. She is the lead on the Campus/Community Partnership Project and provides organizational and project management support to campuses and community organizations looking to build intentional partnerships that support positive student mental health. She consistently aims to bring an equity lens to all of her projects. Prior to beginning her work at the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, Cecilia worked for several years in health promotion at the University of Toronto's St. George Campus.

Amanda has worked at the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities at Carleton University as Disability Coordinators and Learning Strategists for over 10 years. In 2015, she created with her collegues a Learning Strategies Program for students with disabilities to provide one-on-one learning support that addressed students functional impairments. This program has grown steadily over the past five years. It has served over 1000 students, 300 of which accessed it virtually in the Fall 2020 term alone. Prior to the switch to virtual learning, they began creating online learning strategies modules to teach the introductory and most frequently used learning strategies, specifically considering and addressing the functional impairments the students experience as a result of their disabilities.

Jaclyn Borden works as a Learning Strategist with the Accessibility Services Team at the University of Prince Edward Island. She has a background in education and has been working with students with disabilities for over ten years. She is committed to providing students with equitable opportunities both in and out of the classroom.

Margaret Colton, Facilitator, Academic Advising Support, Concordia University

Sharon Green is Coordinator of Reading & Writing Services in the Academic Success Center at Niagara University. She has been a developmental educator for 35 years.

Candice has worked at the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities at Carleton University as Disability Coordinators and Learning Strategists for 7 years. In 2015, with her colleagues, she created a Learning Strategies Program for students with disabilities to provide one-on-one learning support that addressed students functional impairments. This program has grown steadily over the past five years. It has served over 1000 students, 300 of which accessed it virtually in the Fall 2020 term alone. Prior to the switch to virtual learning, they began creating online learning strategies modules to teach the introductory and most frequently used learning strategies, specifically considering and addressing the functional impairments the students experience as a result of their disabilities.

Joannah - Joannah OHatnick is Interim Manager, Learning Services at the University of Guelph. As a practitioner, she is especially interested in examining and making explicit the reading skills necessary for graduate student work. As a higher education professional, she is interested in theoretical frameworks for understanding our work as learning specialists. Her dream research project would involve visits to universities in Australia and New Zealand and ample time to read journal articles. 

Kiku Tupper has worked in learning support at the post-secondary level for 15 years. She is currently a Learning Strategist and Instructor at St. Georgeas University where she works with first-year medical and pre-clinical students. Her practice as a learning strategist is grounded in her belief that authentic, supportive relationships are a container for meaningful transformation. Professional interests include educational transitions, self-regulated learning, affective factors of learning, strengths-based and student-centered approaches.

Kristina Vyskocil has been an English and Humanities tutor-coach at NorQuest College since 2018.