Dear all, 

a note from the Partnership's Education Institute ...

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, if you are interested in delivering a webinar, please complete the webinar proposal form


Upcoming Webinars: 

  • Pay-what-you-can (PWYC)Together in Isolation: How to Support Staff During a Furlough or Lay-off
    Presenter: Kerry Badgely
    Date & Time: June 11 at 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    Register Here


  • PWYC: Makerspaces & Experiential Learning in Virtual Environments
    Presenters: Elizabeth O’Brien, Ewan Gibson & Darin White
    Date & Time: June 16 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 (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

Purchase Recording

FREE (for members)A Crash Course on COVID-19 Information Sources

Presenter: Sarah Bonato

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PWYC: Together in Isolation: How to Run a Virtual Dungeons and Dragon

Presenter: Michael Rogowski

Purchase Recording

PWYC: Together in Isolation: Change Management

Presenter: Rochelle Mazar

Purchase 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.


In addition to the webinars above 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

Trecia Schell

Atlantic Provinces Library Association

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