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The Office of Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) has a mandate to provide structural and administrative support for all the ongoing development of professional and community learning opportunities locally, nationally and globally.  The work of the four units that comprise the Office of PACE: Galileo Educational Network, Partner Research Schools, Integrated Services in Education and Werklund Youth Leadership Centre align with and uphold the Werklund School of Education’s core values and academic strategic plan. 

Galileo Educational Network

The Galileo Educational Network creates, promotes and disseminates innovative teaching and learning practices through research, professional learning and fostering external collaborations. Galileo works with students, teachers and policy makers across Canada both onsite and online. 

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Integrated Services in Education

Integrated Services in Education (ISE) supports teachers and psychologists in the Calgary area to address teaching, research and service within inclusive settings.  ISE provides direct service in the form of  individual assessments and interventions to children and their families within the School and also indirect service in the form of classroom consultation and collaboration in local area schools.    Students in the undergraduate program have opportunities to collaborate with and learn alongside of graduate psychology students to translate basic and applied research into prevention, early intervention, and responsive practices designed to meet the needs of a diverse population of children in inclusive educational settings. Read more

Partner Research Schools

Partner Research Schools are dynamic collaborations among schools, communities and universities leading innovation through research-active inquiry and practice. 

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Werklund Youth Leadership Centre

The Werklund Youth Leadership Centre designs, leads, advocates for, and connects to initiatives that support youth leaders and fosters youth leadership knowledge, skills and abilities.

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