Dear all, 

FYI, .... a few interesting upcoming webinars by the Education Institute! 
And, great news too - your APLA membership entitles you to the membership rate with the Partnership services. 

take care, 
~ Trecia 

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From: Destiny Laldeo <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, May 26, 2020 at 8:17 AM

The Education Institute is a professional development and continuing education program for the library community developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada. 

As the library landscape is rapidly changing across Canada, impacting not just your programs and services, the Education Institute is honored to support the library community evolve from this global pandemic. We are continuing to program webinars on a rolling basis and we are hoping to return to programming webinars on a more consistent basis in the coming weeks. 

Upcoming Webinars: 

  • Pay-what-you-can (PWYC): Together in Isolation: How to Run a Virtual Dungeons and Dragons
    Presenter: Michael Rogowski
    Date & Time: May 26 at 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Register Here

  • PWYC: Together in Isolation: Change Management
    Presenter: Rochelle Mazar
    Date & Time: May 28 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Register Here

Note: All live webinars are available as recordings after they have aired. 

On-Demand Webinars:

  • FREE: Together in Isolation: Engaging Your Users During COVID-19 
    Presenter: Ardis Chedore
    Access the Recording

  • FREE (for members): Crisis Communications: Communicating with Consistency and Transparency
    Presenters: Paul Takala and Shelley McKay
    Access the Recording

  • PWYC: Together in Isolation: Taking Care of Ourselves
    Presenter: Emily Burns
    Access the Recording

  • PWYC: A Crash Course on COVID-19 Information Sources
    Presenter: Rochelle Mazar
    Date & Time: May 28 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST
    Access the Recording

All-Access Pass – Unlimited Access to Online Learning


Employers, are you seeking virtual options for staff professional development? The Education Institute offers an annual subscription to its continuing education platform called the All-Access Pass. This pass provides you and your staff with unlimited access to upcoming webinars and on-demand sessions for a year. 


All-Access passes also directly financially supports your local provincial/territorial library association at a time when this is needed most.


Examples of past webinars include:

On-Demand webinars offer self-paced learning opportunities employees can take advantage of from their home work-space.


The cost of an All-Access Pass for a full year of Education Institute webinars ranges from $500-$3,000+ and it depends on the size and type of your organization. If you or your organization are seeking solutions for providing professional development for staff from a sizeable catalogue of webinars, as well as custom pricing, please get in contact with Destiny Laldeo, Training & Education Specialist at [log in to unmask].

Connection and information sharing has never been more crucial as libraries begin to consider what comes next, and the Education Institute is honoured to support the library community navigate this rapidly changing landscape.

The Education Institute


“Libraries are wonderlands. Places where you can be anyone, go anywhere, see, hear, and feel everything.” – Kate Morton


Trecia Schell, BSc(Hon), MSc, PhD, MLIS

Community Services Librarian | & Branch Librarian - Books-by-Mail, River John, Stellarton & Trenton Public Libraries

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

182 Dalhousie Street |  PO box 276  New Glasgow, NS B2H 5E3


mobile: (902) 331-0403

email: [log in to unmask] 

Trecia Schell

Atlantic Provinces Library Association

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