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Early Literacy Initiative

Literacy is crucial to a child's lifelong health, behaviour and learning. Research has also concluded that literacy skills are established early in life. The literacy initiative is designed to strengthen, support and promote effective literacy and language development for families of children from 0-6 years of age.

Early Literacy Coordinator

The Early Literacy Coordinator position was introduced in 2001 in conjunction with the development of the Ontario Early Years System.
The Early Literacy Coordinator's role is to support, strengthen, monitor and promote early literacy and language development in the community.

Free Services

• workshops for practitioners and parents on current brain research and literacy development.

• presentations to support the development of early literacy skills in children 0-6 years of age.

• standardized checklist for program self-evaluation around healthy language and literacy development.

• lending library of early literacy resources and materials.

• establish linkages with libraries, school boards, service providers and programs, Ontario Works, Child Care Centres, Home Child Care agencies, Literacy Associations etc.

For the Algoma Best Start, contact the Early Literacy Coordinator at;

Superior Children’s Centre/Best Start Hub
Phone: 705-856-2178 or 1-800-482-4454 press option 3
Fax: 705-856-9591



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