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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
To: The Partnership <[log in to unmask]>, APLA Communications <[log in to unmask]>

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 change. 

Bracing for an Uncertain Future: Update your Professional Portfolioracing 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
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  • PWYC: OCULA Presents: Makerspaces & Experiential Learning in Virtual Environments
    Presenters: Elizabeth O’Brien, Ewan Gibson & Darin White
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  • PWYC: Together in Isolation: Change Management
    Presenters: Rochelle Mazar
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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 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

Ann Smith

Atlantic Provinces Library Association

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