We will endeavour to let you know some of the literacy activities taking place in and around our area with reports from our members.
Congratulations to Heather Armstrong, recipient of the Manitoba Crocus Award for Literacy Advocacy!
Next PERC meeting - May 25th at Carman Elementary School
Manitoba Reading Association Annual Meeting, Saturday, June 6th at Caboto Centre, Winnipeg, MB
Guest Speaker: Strini Reddy. Presentation of Crocus Awards.
PERC assisted with the 3rd Adolescent Literacy Summit held in Winnipeg April 9-10, 2015 . Our MRA Chairperson, Louise Duncan, served as co-chair of the Literacy Summit. PERC executive members Cindy Phillips, Lisa Carlson and Barb Lepp also served on the organizing committee. Our treasurer Darlene Keith assisted at the registration table and member Heather Armstrong delivered two sessions at the Summit. Keynote speakers Ernest Morrell, Donalyn Miller, Kathy Gould Lundy and Deborah Ellis inspired Summit participants with their ideas to Transform Adolescent Literacy, the conference theme. Twenty-four individual sessions were presented by Manitoba literacy leaders.