NEADS Conference 2000 - "Networking, Educating, Advocating: Delivering Success in the New Millennium"
Jane Drover, Coordinator, Learning Specialist, The Meighen Centre, Mount Allison University:
Jane Drover received her undergraduate degree from the University of New Brunswick and her graduate degree from the University of Wyoming. She has taught in the public schools of Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick. For the past twelve years, she has been the Coordinator and Learning Specialist at the Meighen Centre at Mount Allison University. Mount Allison was one of the first universities in Canada to provide formal assistance to post- secondary students with learning disabilities. Through the centre, Jane has been actively involved in professional development workshops in the Maritimes at both the secondary and post- secondary levels. As well, she has been a presenter at conferences hosted by the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada, Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta, the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services, the Canadian Guidance and Counselling Association and the Association of Higher Education and Disability. She has coauthored several publications with Centre colleagues, including "Learning Disabilities In the Classroom: A Handbook for Post- Secondary Educators." Jane was recently elected President of the Canadian Association of Disability Service Providers in Post- Secondary Education.