Staff

Education and Technology Consultants

Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Organizational Development Consultant – Education and Technology
416-322-1012 
1-800-788-1120
Ext. 117
monika@alphaplus.ca

Drawing from her many years of experience, Monika supports adult education service providers to identify and implement technologies and tools that improve their work in the classroom and reduce administrative burden. She is skilled in applied education technologies, marketing and communications, and social media platform management. She loves using brief solution focused approach in her coaching practice. 

In her work as a technology consultant, Monika applies her knowledge of mobile apps, digital tools, and customized websites to help LBS clients better support adult learners. She specializes in technology needs assessments, implementing learning and communications tools, organizational plans and data tracking, knowledge sharing and exchange, and loves delivering workshops and webinars. Monika is also the proud recipient of the 2019 Leaders in Adult Learning Award from Literacy Link Niagara.  

Her coaching clients can take advantage of her technical expertise in the uptake and application of Google Apps, Microsoft Suite of products, e-learning and LMS systems, social media and events tools, online conferencing tools, graphic design software, and e-commerce platforms.


Tracey Mollins

Organizational Development Consultant – Education and Technology
416-322-1012 
1-800-788-1120
Ext. 108
tmollins@alphaplus.ca

Tracey has worked in adult education at community programs, school boards, colleges, unions and networks. Her work is informed by her experience as an instructor and program worker as well as her project experience developing e-learning strategies, blended or distance curricula and models for online instructional design.

As a technology consultant, Tracey draws from the principles of connectivism to explore the realities and possibilities of teaching and learning in a digitally connected world. Tracey specializes in facilitation, curriculum development, project planning, literacy, ESL and ESL literacy learning, reflective practice, learning management systems, creating online learning spaces, and digital technology testing and evaluation. 


Christine Pinsent-Johnson

Organizational Development Consultant – Education and Technology
416-322-1012 
1-800-788-1120
Ext. 206
christine@alphaplus.ca

With over three decades of experience in the adult learning sector, Christine has a robust understanding of the circumstances hindering learning opportunities and access, and the impact of effective adult learning-based policies and programs. She has been a literacy volunteer, tutor coordinator, computer and classroom instructor, curriculum developer and assessor in school board and community adult literacy programs.

As an organizational development consultant, Christine applies her understanding of system dynamics, learner experiences, accountability processes and metrics, and pedagogy to support equitable and relevant learning opportunities. An experienced researcher, she also draws from evidence-based insights for initiatives, including an understanding of digital disparities in Ontario and Canada and the development of blended learning approaches.


Guylaine Vinet

Guylaine Vinet

Organizational Development Consultant – Education and Technology
416-322-1012 
1-800-788-1120
Ext. 121
guylaine@alphaplus.ca

For more than 20 years, Guylaine has worked in the adult literacy sector. Beginning her career as a librarian supporting literacy practitioners in the deaf and Francophone communities, she now assists LBS organizations and practitioners in evolving their knowledge and application of technology and learning using coaching, team training, and resource sharing. 

As an organizational development consultant, Guylaine provides service in French and English, specializing in information and cloud content management, curating learning resources, learning with tablets and mobile devices, and technology problem-solving. Her areas of interest and professional development include online privacy and safety, as well as assistive technology and information management. 

In her collaborations with LBS organizations as a technology consultant, Guylaine supports teams and educators to build their online resource collection, better understand digital privacy safety and best-practices, and manage websites and content. 


Administration

Alan Cherwinski

Executive Director
416-322-1012 
1-800-788-1120
Ext. 103
acherwinski@alphaplus.ca

Executive Director since 2015, Alan promotes professional learning and innovation at AlphaPlus that empowers its education consultants. He has been with AlphaPlus since the beginning and has worked continually to develop its capacity to help adult learning organizations make the best use of technology.


Randi Thomson
Controller
416-322-1012 
1-800-788-1120
Ext. 214
controller@alphaplus.ca


Suman Goswami
Financial Assistant
416-322-1012
1-800-788-1120
Ext. 214
bookkeeper@alphaplus.ca