Learning Specialists Association of Canada: Western Regional Conference

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Thursday, May 24

5:30 pm LSAC Dinner (optional, may include campus tour upon request)

Friday, May 25

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast & Registration                                                                                                                         

9:00 – 9:15 Opening Remarks: Roy Pogorzelski & Kathleen Massey

9:15 – 10:10 Opening Session:
Wither We Bound in Winds of Change?
Roundtable on Learning Specialists as a Profession
(Roundtable discussion)

10:10 – 10:25 Coffee Break

10:25 – 11:20
Concurrent Session A1 Taking the Leap: Transitioning from a Paid to Volunteer Peer Program (Presentation)
Concurrent Session B1 Examining Potential Risk Factors for Diverse Learners (Presentation)

11:20 – 12:15
Concurrent Session A2 How Do We Provide a Strong Tutoring Program as Student Demand Grows and Budgets Shrink? (Roundtable discussion)
Concurrent Session B2 Supporting the Transition to a Liberal Education (Presentation)

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch & Book/Article Corner

1:15 – 2:10
Concurrent Session A3 Getting SAASy: Designing and Redesigning a Student-Athlete Academic Success (SAAS) Program (Roundtable discussion)
Concurrent Session B3 Catching the Wave: Learner Success 101 for (e) Learners (Presentation)

2:10 – 2:25 Coffee Break

2:25 – 3:20
Concurrent Session A4 High School to University Transition (Presentation)
Concurrent Session B4 Drafts and Draughts: Venting Viewpoints in Online Writing Support (Panel discussion)

3:20 – 4:15
Concurrent Session A5 BUILD(ing) a Successful Transition to University: the Impact of UWindsor’s BUILD Program on First Year Students’ Post-Secondary Experience (Roundtable discussion)
Concurrent Session B5 Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS) and Irlen Syndrome; Using neuroscience to support neurodiversity in the classroom Presentation)

4:15 – 4:30 Closing Remarks

5:00 LSAC Dinner (optional)

Sessions are scheduled for 55 minutes (50 min for presentation, 5 min to get to next session)

Sessions are in Mount Blakiston (Hotel Lux) and Iikaiskini Gathering Place

LSAC Members: $65
Non-LSAC Members: $75

See Website for Registration


Aaron Chubb | aaron.chubb@uleth.ca | (403) 332-4667 | https://starrez.uleth.ca/Conference/Modules/Conference/ConferenceDetails.aspx?Params=L9ezxPcQnQsAy8g