Annemarie Wesolowski is the Executive Director of Literacy Northwest, one of sixteen regional networks in the province of Ontario that are funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to support and promote the delivery of the adult Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program. The LBS program is one of the suite of programs and services offered by Employment Ontario.
Annemarie has been involved in the adult literacy field since 1991; in the capacity of program and project coordinator, literacy practitioner, and regional network administrator. She has gained years of policy governance experience through her participation on the boards of numerous local, regional and provincial organizations and advisory groups.
In her regional network role, Annemarie has access to a large pool of information and expertise from a diverse network of local, regional and provincial contacts that represent Aboriginal, Anglophone, Deaf, and Francophone adult literacy learners and service providers.
Annemarie firmly believes that strong literacy and essential skills create the foundation needed for successful lifelong learning experiences. As such, she is committed to actively informing and supporting endeavours that will enhance access to education and training opportunities that will help adults achieve their goals and full potential at home, in school and in the community and workplace.