IL21-153 Addressing the Resource Gap Created by the Closure of the ADLC
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IL21-153 Addressing the Resource Gap Created by the Closure of the ADLC
Presented by: Brent Allen, Charlie Kraig, Lana Lane, Dan Nash & Jackie Ratkovic
May 4, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online
Grade Level / Audience
System Leaders, School Leaders
About the Session

There conversations will provide an opportunity for System Leadership and School Leadership teams to come together to lend their voice as it relates to the resource gap that will be created by the closure of the ADLC. Participants are asked to come prepared to share 'current realities', observations, lessons learned, concerns and strategies. In recognition that not all registrants will be available to attend all sessions, these conversations will be recorded and shared with registered participants.

This learning opportunity is being offered through a grant from Alberta Education.



About the Presenter

Brent Allen

Brent Allen is currently in his 8th year as the Executive Director for the Learning Network Educational Services.

Charlie Kraig

Charlie Kraig is a Learning Network Educational Services Professional Learning Consultant who is leading the Implementation work associated with the 'new' Alberta Curriculum. She is a passionate instructional leader who takes pride in helping others to improve their teaching practice.

Lana Lane

Lana Lane is an Independent Literacy Consultant.  She resides on an acreage outside of Canada's only border city, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.  She has been a classroom teacher of Pre-K-Gr.2, an Instructional Literacy Coach K-12, and currently contracts with the Learning Network Educational Services and Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta.  She has spent many years studying the five essential elements of effective reading instruction; Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension and enjoys facilitating workshops across the province.  She is a dynamic speaker with a true passion for literacy.

Dan Nash

Dan is currently a Professional Learning Program Coordinator for the Learning Network Educational Services who is leading the Implementation work associated with the 'new' Alberta Curriculum. He also brings with him, over 40 years of classroom, school and district administration, and curriculum implementation leadership. Dan fully subscribes to being a lifelong learner and his mantra is," That it is generally easier to get people to act their way into a new way of thinking… than it is to get them to think their way into a new way of acting." So, let's roll up our sleeves and get to it!


Jackie Ratkovic

Jackie Ratkovic - Making sense of the use and abuse of concrete materials, understanding the importance of visual, spatial reasoning for the development of number sense, problem solving skills, incorporating technology and learning to ask good questions are five areas that greatly intrigue Jackie. Jackie currently works as an independent consultant and instructional coach to teams of teachers, over the past 18 years, in a number of districts across the province. Her work is focused on unpacking the Alberta Program of Study in ways that honor and value its intent of a student centered approach to learning, which allows each student to become capable and responsible for their own learning.

Registration Deadline: May 05, 2021

Registration Fee: $0.00

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