Dr. Janet Welch holds a Bachelor of Education Degree (Canada), a Masters in Computing Science (UK), and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Educational Technology (US). Janet has worked for over 30 years in post-secondary education providing strategic and administrative counsel to both University and College institutions in Canada and abroad. She specializes in technology-based environments, staff development and leadership. She is passionate about ensuring that learning is engaging and practical, taking a specific interest in using technology to create engaging experiences.
With each opportunity, Janet inspires a shift toward change and innovation. Her leadership has empowered major growth in Canada and abroad in learning, research and administrative environments. Janet is rooted in higher education’s digital community and frequently brings the student experience to the forefront of decision making and guidance at leadership tables. In July 2018 Janet began a new role with Yukon College as Vice President Academic and Student Services.