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Our team are available for individual bookings on April 27, 28 and 29. Please consult below to see our team members and potential areas where they could help provide support.

WeCollab Demos/Support

Jennifer Ferguson - Digital Learning Liaison, Jigsaw Learning
  • Requesting a demo of WeCollab, the online system designed to support Collaborative Response
  • Exploring WeCollab implementation and sustainability
  • Utilizing digital solutions effectively to support and deepen Collaborative Team Meetings

Collaborative Response Consultations

Kurtis Hewson - Lead Learner / Co-Founder, Jigsaw Learning
  • Refining a timetable to ensure embedded time for collaboration
  • Setting up, refining and deepening practices for Collaborative Team Meetings
  • Establishing school-wide data collection processes, schedules and organizational tools for effective use of student data
  • Deepening Collaborative Response practices across a school or a system
  • Refining Tier 1 instructional expectations across a school or a division

Lorna Hewson - Lead Learner / Co-Founder, Jigsaw Learning
  • Planning for school and/or system Collaborative Response structures
  • Designing processes for teams and the communication between teams
  • Planning for a system assessment plan
  • Designing the process for developing a continuum of supports

Amber Hester - Lead Learner, Jigsaw Learning
  • Engaging in system planning to create conditions for Collaborative Response
  • Supporting school principals and system leaders with foundational statements and enhancing teams to ensure a culture of collaboration
  • Engaging in strategic planning and work plans at the school and system level to intentionally ensure a focus on Collaborative Response and budget alignment
  • Sharing my journey as a system leader and using Collaborative Response at a System Level with a department
Aaron Block - Registered Psychologist, Jigsaw Learning
  • Determining structures, processes, strategies, tools, and resources for social and emotional, behaviour, mental health, executive functioning and counseling at the classroom level and beyond
  • Determining Structures, processes, strategies, tools, and resources for life skills and executive functioning at the classroom level and beyond
  • Establishing assessment services for diagnostic, progress monitoring, and screening purposes relative to data based decision making and accountability
  • Using functional assessment and behavioural planning to support design and implementation of change across the continuum of supports
Colin Byers - Learning Associate, Jigsaw Learning
  • Facilitating online Collaborative Team Meetings
  • Reviewing strategies and best practices for online learners that could be infused into an online learning continuum of supports

Kathy Charchun - Learning Associate, Jigsaw Learning
  • Analyzing numeracy data and determining next steps in relation to data and evidence
  • Designing your school plan in developing a deeper understanding in numeracy
  • Supporting school leaders in observing and supervising mathematics classrooms
  • Establishing effective numeracy practices at Tier 1 and 2

Cheryl Gascoyne - Learning Associate, Jigsaw Learning
  • Collecting literacy data and evidence at the school or system level
  • Establishing a continuum of supports for literacy, with a focus on school-wide Tier 1 literacy expectations and practices
  • Developing a collaborative culture of literacy across a school or system

Lana Nogue - Learning Associate, Jigsaw Learning
  • Designing layers of supporting teams from school through to a district level
  • Planning how district and school inclusive structures may be supported through Collaborative Response
  • Designing effective coordination of internal supports and external services
  • Structuring effective School Support Team and Case Consult Team Meetings, to ensure coordination and planning for students with diverse needs
  • Engaging in coaching conversations that support positive relationships, with a focus on instructional practice and student growth

Barb Pears - Learning Associate, Jigsaw Learning
  • Establishing behaviourial supports for students at the classroom level, as well as setting classroom conditions for student success
  • Developing a school-wide behaviour matrixes and consistent expectations for students
  • Establishing a Continuum of Supports for behaviour
  • Developing data collection tools and processes related to behaviour

Kathleen Robertson - Learning Associate, Jigsaw Learning
  • Analyzing literacy or numeracy data and determining next steps in relation to data and evidence
  • Establishing effective literacy or numeracy practices at Tier 1 and 2
  • Refining classroom literacy interventions to address learning gaps for students
  • Supporting school leaders in observing literacy and numeracy at the elementary level

Nancy Roy Halun - Associée à l’apprentissage, Jigsaw Learning
  • Débuter, développer, améliorer et aller plus loin dans l'approche collaborative

Marilyn Schmitke - Learning Associate, Jigsaw Learning
  • Supporting school leaders to establish and refine a powerful culture of collaboration
  • Establishing layered meeting structures that align to school priorities
  • Developing structures and processes for teacher collaboration
  • Exploring strategies for effective coaching conversations, refinement of Tier 1 instructional expectations and ongoing professional learning

Collette Sylvestre - Learning Associate, Jigsaw Learning
  • Engaging in Instructional Learning Design to support Tier 1 practices across a school or division
  • Establishing coordinated inclusive learning supports at Tier 3 and 4
  • Supporting blended learning environments (synchronous & asynchronous learning)
  • Designing learning with universal design and supports
  • Maximizing technology tools to support inclusive environments