Thanks for your interest in the Coterie.

Each year, we open membership to a limited number of our Alumni. This year, for the first time ever, we are also offering a membership option for Associates to join.

Sign up here to get on the waiting list for front of the line access.

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Are you tired of watching everyone else rock that podium?

Are you looking for a safe and intimate room full of like-minded members to collaborate and learn alongside?

Do you want to gain visibility as a leader and learn secrets for being the no-brainer choice for your next gig?

Are you ready to ditch anxiety, embrace opportunity, and reach higher than you thought possible?

Andrea MacNevin

Owner/Managing Lawyer, MacNevin Law & Mediation, Nova Scotia

"There is a level of support and encouragement, based solely in supporting each other professionally and pushing yourself to achieve maximum potential in the areas that you're striving for."

What do you get as a Member?

Alumni and Associates are welcomed into a professional atmosphere where networking and supportive learning are the norm, including:


Live group learning opportunities to discuss the latest research and trends

Demos of the newest presentation techniques and technology 


Your monthly newsletter, straight to your inbox each month

Tips and tricks, practical advice


Access your discussion board to share ideas, articles, videos

Connect, offer support and encouragement, engage in conversation

Dione Lockyer

Certified Payroll Manager, Blackline Safety, Alberta

"It is definitely my safe place to learn and calling me out to challenge myself once a month at least. I think it is a perfect follow up to that commitment we made to ourselves for continued growth and keeps you on the trajectory of always improving and practicing the skills with like-minded people."  

Denise Garagan

Founder, Denny Dealer Services, Nova Scotia

"To have independent outside sources that have your best interests at heart so you can close that deal, so you can present yourself professionally, that's what it's all about. "

Alumni Members Also Receive these Benefits:


Monthly 1:1 personalized coaching, live online or via email. Your secret weapon as you prep for any and all presentations!


Get in front of a bigger audience with features in shiftED's blog and/or social media spotlight, and guest presenting during our monthly Clinics


Access to a steadily growing repository of learning videos, reference materials, and downloadable templates to support your professional development

Patricia Glithero

Past-Chair and Fellow, Canadian Payroll Association, Ontario

"With all of my course deliveries now being done online, the Coterie has been a blessing. Information on current technology, presentation skills and the sharing of experiences and expertise with other members could not be more beneficial. If you are looking to enhance your presence in the ever-evolving online environment, I would highly recommend joining the Coterie."  


Wig Designer and Hairstylist, Apie The Wigologist, Nova Scotia

"One of the best self-development groups I have been in. The Coterie is a very professional virtual space where I have accomplished many of my presentation goals. I'm fortunate enough to practice my skills in the safety of the virtual classroom with a great group of women. The experience has been transformational."  

Did we say 'BONUS'? Make that plural! Special discounts and offers available only for Coterie members, such as advanced and FREE* access to on-demand courses, preferred rates for group training for your team, and discounted training courses and mini-coaching packages for you (and your colleagues, friends, and family)!

In addition,all Coterie members receive a free Office 365 account (including PowerPoint!).

*Available for Alumni.