Education and Training Community of Practice Leads

The Education and Training CoP is led by two co-Leads. They provide leadership to the Education and Training CoP by: 

  • Planning the CoP meetings 
  • Facilitating and supporting the facilitation of CoP meetings 
  • Drafting strategic priorities and project outlines rested to topics that arise in CoP meetings 
  • Providing updates of CoP activities to the Governing Council

Pina D’Intino | Education & Training Co-Lead 

Pina is a sought-out consultant and speaker that actively promotes accessibility and inclusion from both an executive and grassroots perspective. She has more than 29 years of experience in a large global financial institution, and for the last 15 years has pioneered and founded a cross-institutional hub for accessibility and inclusion. Pina also has extensive experience in developing and facilitating education and training opportunities. In 2013, Pina received the QE2 Diamond Jubilee medal by Canada’s Lt. Governor the Honourable David Onley for her work in accessible employment. Pina completed the Inclusive Design Program at OCADU and developed a course for Mohawk College on accessible organizational frameworks.  

Maureen Wideman | Education & Training Co-Lead 

Maureen has just completed her term as Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning at the University of the Fraser Valley. She has been at UFV for nine years leading the university from a traditional face-to-face learning environment to one that embraces the use of effective digital pedagogy, resources and technology-enhanced learning spaces. She used to be an AODA Coordinator and Manager of Disability Studies at her previous institution in Ontario. She has just begun a year-long sabbatical, during which she will be conducting an audit and writing a report about accessibility at UFV. 

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