November 13, 2017 – November 14, 2017 all-day
White Oaks Resort & Spa
253 Taylor Rd
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
$275; or $245 until October 23
Speech Services Niagara

The theme of the 14th annual Emergent Literacy Conference is Poverty and Literacy – Bridging the Gap.

Presentations include:

  • Changing the Odds for Children at Risk: Successful Strategies that Promote Early Literacy Development (Susan B. Neuman, Professor of Childhood Education and Literacy Development, New York University)
  • Early Literacy and Indigenous Populations (Hilairy Walters, Northern Literacy Catalyst Coordinator, Frontier College & Lori Huston, Post-Secondary Program Coordinator, Indigenous Early Childhood Education, Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education and Training Institute)
  • Bridges Out of Poverty (Gayle Montgomery, Process Certified Trainer, Lambton County Social Services)
  • Identifying Those Most Vulnerable (Magdalena Janus, Associate Professor, Offord Centre for Child Studies & Amy Romagnoli, Data Analyst, Children’s Services, Niagara Region)
  • Literacy and Prosperity (Debbie Hamilton, Linda Bell, Maria Ramos, April Shaw, Speech Services Niagara)

This conference is hosted by Speech Services Niagara.