Formerly the Ontario Reading Association (ORA), the Ontario Literacy Association Niagara (OLAN) is a local provincial chapter of the International Literacy Association. It is a professional organization of individuals devoted to enhancing the language and literacy experiences of individuals across the life span. The purposes of OLAN shall be:
- To enhance and improve the professional development of literacy educators.
- To improve the quality of literacy at all levels.
- To sponsor seminars and meetings planned to implement the purposes of OLAN.
- To promote mutual understanding and supportive participation among educators, community members, and parents concerning issues related to literacy.
President, Ontario Literacy Association Niagara
Phone: 905-688-5550 Ext. 5114