Ruth Silverman

Learning Services Coordinator
Simon Fraser University
Participates in 1 Session

Ruth Silverman (pronouns: she/ her/ hers) has been with SFU's Student Learning Commons since 2007 and goes by many titles: Learning Services Coordinator, Back on Track Program Instructor, and co-Divisional Supervisor for the Writing and Learning Peer Educators. Originally from Ottawa and currently living and working on unceded Coast Salish Territory, Ruth holds an M.Ed. (SFU), a B.A. (Hons. Psychology, Carleton), and an LL.B. (Ottawa). She has a diverse work history, including working on Parliament Hill and for the Federal Court of Canada, and practicing as both a lawyer and a career counsellor (not at the same time). Ruth has held two leadership roles within the post-secondary Learning Specialist Community: Pacific Regional Director of the Learning Specialists Association of Canada, and Canadian Regional Leader for the College Reading and Learning Association, both 2015-2019.

Sessions in which Ruth Silverman participates

Sessions in which Ruth Silverman attends

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Monday 17 May, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Althea Need Kaminske
Keynote speaker
St. Bonaventure University
Chair of the Psychology ...
Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel
Keynote speaker
University of Glasgow
Assistant Professor in P...
Juliet Dunphy
Speaker
Concordia University
Manager, Student Learnin...
Deena Kara Shaffer
Speaker
Ryerson University
Coordinator, Student Tra...
12:15 PM
12:15 PM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:15 PM

Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Jennifer Yates
Panelist
Auckland University of T...
Julia Bohlmann
Panelist
University of Glasgow
Effective Learning Adviser
Emily Guetzoian
Panelist
Pepperdine Graziadio Bus...
Assistant Director, Stud...
Alexandre Liepins
Panelist
McGill University
Academic Associate
Carrie Hanson
Panelist
McGill University
Skills Development Officer
Lyn Benn
Panelist
Kwantlen Polytechnic Uni...
Director, Student Develo...
Amy Allhouse
Speaker
University of Bradford, UK
12:00 PM
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
3:00 PM
George Dei
Keynote speaker
University of Toronto
Social Justice Education...
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:15 PM

Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Christina Page
Speaker
Kwantlen Polytechnic Uni...
12:45 PM
12:45 PM
Lyn Benn
Speaker
Kwantlen Polytechnic Uni...
Director, Student Develo...
Lindsay Heggie
Speaker
Queen's University
Academic Skills Specialist
Katharine Carmichael
Speaker
NorQuest College
Julie Fillmore
Speaker
LSAC Atlantic Regional C...
Assistive Technology Spe...
Sandra Smith
Speaker
University of the Fraser...
Madelyn Steed
Speaker
Ryerson University
Manager, Academic Suppor...
Marti Alger
Speaker
Kwantlen Polytechnic Uni...
Learning Strategist
Deena Kara Shaffer
Speaker
Ryerson University
Coordinator, Student Tra...
Juliet Dunphy
Speaker
Concordia University
Manager, Student Learnin...
Andrea Moon
Speaker
Ryerson University
Manager, Undergraduate S...
3:45 PM
3:45 PM