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CPA Professional Education Program Facilitators/Session Leaders 

Becoming a Facilitator for the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP)

CPA Ontario is seeking facilitators to guide students through the CPA PEP. Facilitators review and provide feedback on student module assignments, and are expected to respond to student's questions in a timely manner. Anyone who holds a professional accounting designation (CA/CGA/CMA/CPA), holds an undergraduate degree and who is interested in accounting education is invited to apply to the facilitator training program, which includes a one-day, in-person training session and several online training activities. Please note: participants in the facilitator training program will not receive payment for participating in, or travelling to, the training.

Facilitator Training Program
One-day training sessions for facilitator applicants are as follows:

LocationDate (all dates are tentative)
TorontoJune 9, 2017

Applicants who successfully complete the one-day training session will be invited to participate in the online portion of facilitator training. On successful completion of both the online and in person training components, applicants will be invited to facilitate the CPA PEP modules. Prior to the session start, all facilitators are expected to attend a one-to-two hour webinar.

To start the application process, please complete the online facilitator application form.

Becoming a Session Leader for the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP)

CPA Ontario is also seeking Session Leaders to guide students through the CPA PEP. Session Leaders will lead the two-day (Saturday and Sunday) face-to-face session for a module. Session Leaders must have a CPA, CA, CPA, CMA or CPA, CGA designation, a university degree, as well as previous in-person teaching experience. It is highly recommended that Session Leaders also facilitate at least one session, as preference will be given to Session Leaders with facilitation experience.

Training Requirements:

There are two steps involved in becoming a Session Leader:

1) Shadow an existing Session Leader. This involves attending an entire module workshop for a particular module, reviewing and familiarizing yourself with the material, observing the Session Leader, leading at least two activities, and working with the students throughout the weekend.

2) Upon successful completion of the shadowing weekend, applicants will be required to attend a Session Leader training session in Toronto. The next Session Leader training session is TBD and will depend on projected student enrolment in the program.  Those applicants who have successfully completed step 1) above will be contacted directly for the next training session.

Application Process:

New applicants should complete the session leader application form and submit the form with their resume for consideration to

Résumés should highlight previous teaching experience, as well as provide any teaching related references or survey results.

Please note that participating in steps 1) and 2) above depend on projected student enrolment in the program.  CPA Ontario will contact new applicants as space permits.