Please change my email address in the APLA-LIST as follows.
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effective September 2, 2008 (est.)

Thank you.

Bonnie Waddell
Chief Librarian (retired)
MacRae Library
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
P.O. Box 550
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
B2N 5E3
Phone: (902) 893-6670
Fax: (902) 895-0934
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>>> "Cleyle, Susan" <[log in to unmask]> 08/28/08 3:06 PM >>>
Hi everybody, a professional development opportunity with the
Partnership. Please see the information below and respond to Liz Kerr
directly if this is of interest. 

Thanks, Su


The Education Institute is an initiative of the Partnership: Canada's
Provincial and Territorial Library Associations. Every year, a program
of audio, web and on-line courses is offered to the library and
information community to contribute to personal and professional
learning.  Policy creation, course development and marketing for the EI
is overseen by a Canada-wide committee comprised of the Continuing
Education representatives in each library association, working
cooperatively with Liz Kerr, Education Director, and The Partnership:
Presidents and Vice- Presidents of the library associations.  


The Education Institute Committee is seeking a new Chair to succeed
current Chair, Trudy Amirault of the Nova Scotia Library Association.

The term is two years, with potential for renewal.


-- arranges the teleconference meetings, usually 6 per year.

-- prepare and distributes the Agenda (with input from committee members
and Education Director)

-- Chairs the meetings (approximately one hour each)

-- takes, prepares and distributes the meeting minutes

-- consults with the Education Director between meetings as required

-- acts as the committee's liaison when necessary i.e. on the
Certification Subcommittee 

-- attends the twice-yearly Partnership meetings, usually in Toronto,
and reports to the group (expenses covered)


It is suggested the Chair should:

-- be a member of one of the provincial/territorial library associations

-- have experience on a provincial Continuing Education committee, the
national EI Committee or have attended meetings of the Partnership

-- be interested in education, learning, and maintaining high
professional standards for library and information workers


Professional Benefits:

-- work with the Canadian library community, and be at the forefront of
library learning

-- attend twice-yearly meetings in Toronto, one of which the OLA


The estimated time commitment averages about 6 hours per month.

The first meeting is set for October 14th at 3:00 p.m. ET, and will be
co-chaired by Trudy Amirault and the new Chair

Interested individuals should send an e-mail to Liz Kerr, Education
Director, outlining their background and reasons for seeking this
volunteer position.


Please send to [log in to unmask] September 19th.


Liz Kerr

Education Director

Ontario Library Association

50 Wellington St. E. Suite 201

Toronto, M5E 1C8

T. 416-363-3388, ext 32

F. 416-941-9581

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Education Institute, Canada,

Professional Education Network, United States: