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Literacy and Learning Symposium 2012
The Literacy and Learning Symposium 2012 theme is Sharing Stories, Changing Lives. It takes place October 17 - 19 in Edmonton, at the Radisson Hotel Edmonton South.
For the first time the Symposium will be organized jointly by Literacy Alberta, The Centre for Family Literacy and the Community Learning Network. It promises to be bigger and better than ever before.
Janet Lane, Executive Director, Literacy Alberta
"The 2012 Symposium offers participants an even greater opportunity for networking, with the three organizations," said Janet Lane, Executive Director, Literacy Alberta. "This event is a perfect opportunity to tell stories about how literacy, life-long learning and essential skills change people's lives."
The LLS 2012 website will soon have details on registering, speaking and advice on getting there. If you want to follow it on Twiiter - search or use in your related tweets #lls2012.
Awards of Excellence Nominations Open
The Literacy Alberta Awards of Excellence recognize contributions to the field of literacy in Alberta. Recognize an outstanding organization, volunteer, student or literacy practitioner by nominating them for an Award of Excellence. The awards are presented during the gala banquet at the Literacy and Learning Symposium.
The nomination deadline is September 28, 2012.
Bursaries For Tutors and Students
Literacy Alberta supports literacy tutors and students by offering bursaries to attend the Literacy and Learning Symposium 2012. Bursaries cover registration, shared accommodation and a portion of travel costs.
All applications can be made now on our new online Bursary Application Form.
Deadline for applications is September 21, 2012.