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From: Destiny Laldeo <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 at 14:35
Subject: (FORWARD TO MEMBERSHIP) Upcoming Webinars Presented by the
Education Institute
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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. During this time, the Education Institute is utilizing a
pay-what-you-can fee structure with a base of $10.

*Highlights of upcoming webinars at the Education Institute:*

Digital Odyssey Presents: Roles for Computing in Social Justice

*Rediet Abebe, PhD*

*Tuesday, August 4 | 1:00-2:00 pm EST*

A recent normative turn in computer science has brought concerns about
fairness, bias, and accountability to the core of the field. Join this
webinar for a discussion on how computational research has valuable roles
to play in addressing social problems -- roles whose value can be
recognized even from a perspective that aspires toward fundamental social

Bracing for an Uncertain Future: Update your Professional Portfolio
for an Uncertain Future: Update your Professional Portfolio

*Maggie Weaver & Susan Cleyle *

*Tuesday, August 20 | 12:00-1:00 pm EST*

The only certainty in the near future is that almost every employer will be
short of funds and that every position in the organization will be under
scrutiny. This webinar focuses on identifying and promoting the skills that
entrepreneurial librarians need to demonstrate their value within the
organization and in the job market.

*On Demand Webinars*


   *PWYC: Digital Odyssey Presents: Exploring AI in Libraries: What is
   Being Done and What Comes Next*
   Presenter: Amanda Wheatley
   Access the Recording

   *PWYC: *OCULA Presents: Makerspaces & Experiential Learning in Virtual
   Presenters: Elizabeth O’Brien, Ewan Gibson & Darin White
   Access the

   *PWYC: *Together in Isolation: Change Management
   Presenters: Rochelle Mazar
   Access the Recording

Visit the Library Marketplace <> to
purchase on-demand webinars.

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

In addition to the webinars above, examples of past webinars include:


   Common Mistakes New Managers Make (and how to avoid them!)

   Andrea Freeman
   Originally aired on: October 10, 2019

   Supporting Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors at Your Library

   Miranda Dube
   Originally aired on: February 27, 2020

   No Patron Is a Bad Patron

   Caroline Moynihan & Jonathan Jarvie
   Originally aired on: December 19, 2019

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


*Ann Smith*

Atlantic Provinces Library Association

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