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Literacy

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 2019 over 8,000 individuals were served by our programs, services, and training!




New Online Adult Literacy Programs

Our next session of Online Adult Literacy Programs!

Tuesdays- May 26 to June 23
Adult Book Club - 4:00 pm *
* Program full

Thursdays- May 28 to June 25
Adult Book Club - 4:00 pm *
* Program full

Thursdays- March - ongoing
Adult Small Group Class - 7:30 pm *
* Program full

New Online Family Programs

We are excited to announce our next session of Online Family Literacy Programs!

Mondays- May 25 to June 22
Rhymes that Bind - 9:30 am
COW Corner - 10:30 am
Rhymes that Bind - 11:30 am
Literacy Links: Family Book Club - 2:00 pm
Literacy Links: Science Club - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays- May 26 to June 23
Multicultural Rhymes that Bind - 9:30 am
COW Corner - 10:30 am
Rhymes that Bind - 11:30 am
LIFT Literacy Links: Family Book Club - 2:00 pm
LIFT COW Corner - 3:00 pm

Wednesdays- May 27 to June 24
Rhymes that Bind - 9:30 am
COW Corner - 10:30 am
Rhymes that Bind - 11:30 am
Literacy Links: Family Book Club - 2:00 pm

Thursdays- May 28 to June 25
Multicultural Rhymes that Bind - 9:30 am
COW Corner - 10:30 am
Rhymes that Bind - 11:30 am
LIFT Literacy Links: Family Book Club - 2:00 pm
LIFT COW Corner - 3:00 pm

Fridays- May 29 to June 26
Rhymes that Bind - 9:30 am
COW Corner - 10:30 am
Rhymes that Bind - 11:30 am

The way we deliver these programs is new, but almost everything else you have come to expect and love remains the same!

Registration is open until Thursday May 14 at 4:00 pm. Space is limited so please register early.

  • To register, please click here.
  • For family program descriptions, please click here (pdf).
  • To be added to our mailing list for program information, please click here.

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 September 10.

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!

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.

We provide:

11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
Phone
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324
famlit.ca
info@famlit.ca