2023 Session 2:
Using social media to reach, teach and connect with learners and partners.

Delivered on June 20, 2023, 1:30 pm to 3 pm



AP Virtual Showcase 2023 - Session 2 Public

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Reaching and staying connected with the learners can be difficult. Join us to explore how some programs are using social media to effectively attract, engage, teach and stay in touch with their learners and partners. 


Organizations/presenters from various sectors will be represented during the discussion component of the event.

Janet Oettgen

 Program Coordinator/Instructor at Niagara West Adult Learning Centre

Janet joined the Niagara West Adult Learning Centre in 2021 after many years in taxation and banking, and having trained in the field of social work. Although new to LBS, she has a passion for lifelong learning which she hopes is contagious. She has been involved in grant writing, facilitating training online and in person, community outreach, website and social media, digital transformation of learner files and much more. Janet loves finding ways to streamline processes to make them simpler, and her ability to do so has been greatly enhanced by participating in the many training opportunities offered through AlphaPlus.

Sara King (returning to share how Sara and her colleagues use social media in a college setting)

Instructor for Academic Upgrading, Post-Secondary Education, and Community Employment Services
Northern College - Moosonee Campus, Moose Factory, Fort Albany, Kashechewan & Attawapiskat Access Centres

Sara has worked in Literacy & Basic Skills at Northern College in Moosonee for over 11 years in various positions ranging from instructor, program coordinator and overseeing programming in the James Bay area (Moosonee, Moose Factory, Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat). She enjoys curriculum design, innovative practice and digital skills. Education is a big part of her life and she is always learning new things from courses and training online.