Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, 12-1pm ET

Facilitating Virtual Learning Circles for an Online Certification with the GISC

Date & Time:

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, 12pm-1pm ET

How to Join
  • Register HERE – you’ll receive connection instructions by email the day before the session, and the link to the recording afterwards.

Participants will learn:

  • About the Google IT Support Professional Certificate Massive Open Online Course and how it was supported in four libraries including learning circle facilitation methods that have been most effective in supporting online learning
  • Practical considerations (including budget, staffing, equipment, space, learner recruitment and remote team work) to implement this model at their own libraries
  • How to overcome challenges faced with a focus on COVID-19 debrief/lessons on transitioning to a virtual platform and providing online vs. in-person learning circles
About the Presenters:

Sarah Han: Project Lead, Google IT Support Professional Certificate in Libraries, Toronto Public Library
Rabia Pirani: Learning Facilitator, Toronto Public Library
Jennie Hamilton: Learning Facilitator, Hamilton Public Library
Andrew Theobald: Learning Facilitator, Edmonton Public Library
Jenny Fry: Manager, Learning, Programs & Partnerships, Surrey Libraries