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Family literacy offers a more innovative and proactive approach to literacy development. We open new windows of opportunity so that all Alberta families achieve what they imagine—improved education, jobs, and health.

In 2017 over 10,000 individuals were served by our programs, services, and training!

Important Message from Our Co-Executive Directors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centre for Family Literacy is suspending all in-person programming and closing our office until further notice.

More about it

We Need a Volunteer Board Treasurer

Would you love the challenge of adding value to our organization by looking for ways to help it become as efficient and profitable as possible? Would you like to strengthen our governance by ensuring proper financial policies and procedures are in place?

See the posting on LinkedIn

Learn more about this and our other volunteer opportunities

Ruth Hayden Memorial Family Literacy Practitioner Award

The Centre for Family Literacy is seeking nominations for this award in memory of Dr. Ruth Hayden, which recognizes the accomplishments of individual practitioners in the family literacy field. Deadline for nominations is Friday, September 4.

More information and nomination form

Family Literacy Facilitation Program at Conestoga College

Providing professionals with the knowledge and skills to support learning and the wellbeing of children, families, and the community.

  • NEW: now open to anyone interested in learning more about the rewarding field of Family Literacy. No need to apply - just register!
  • One year certificate program
  • Online, part time
  • Register HERE to save your spot!

. . . is at the heart of all learning and families have a key role to play in developing and nurturing literacy through every stage of life.

The late, the Honourable Dr. Lois Hole,
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

It’s never too early!

Children who begin life in a learning environment are more likely to succeed in school and in life and parents are their first teachers. Our programs provide parents with the tools they need to support their children’s early language and literacy development.

It’s never too late!

We also support adult learners on their literacy journey, building on strengths and meeting the individual needs of the learners.

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11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324