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Saturday, October 19 • 2:25pm - 3:55pm
PBLA Lead Roles and Responsibilities - A Discussion

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This brainstorming session is geared towards PBLA Leads and LINC Program administrators. We will discuss the roles and responsibilities of PBLA Leads according to the new framework provided in "PBLA Practice Guidelines" 2019 and discuss practical ways in which to meet expectations.


Donna Clarke

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES)
Donna Clarke has a Bachelor of Education from McGill University and has been an ESL instructor for over 20 years. She has been working with Literacy students for 10 years and is currently a Literacy Lead at CIES in Calgary.

Laura Cutler

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES)
Laura Cutler has been teaching in the LINC Department at the Immigrant Education Society for more than 3 years. The motivation and confidence in applying to be a PBLA Lead came from Laura's exceptional binder management, pertinent and localized real-world task creations, and eagerness... Read More →

Daniel Ling

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES)
Daniel Ling has taught ESL for more than 10 years in both Canada and Malaysia. He is a LINC Instructor, currently teaching CLB 3-4, and PBLA Lead at The Immigrant Education Society in Calgary, Alberta. His research interests include reading and vocabulary pedagogy as well as curriculum... Read More →

Alice Zhao

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES)
Alice has taught English since 1982 and has been a LINC instructor since 2008. She is currently a PBLA Lead and a CLB 3/4 LINC Instructor at the Immigration Education Society. Alice is passionate about PBLA and that's why she has been sharing her expertise for a few years in a row... Read More →

Saturday October 19, 2019 2:25pm - 3:55pm MDT
Bow Valley