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4th Annual Literacy & Learning Day Conference

Date:       April 22nd, 2006

Venue:     N.A.I.T

# Registered:   1200

Keynote Speaker:   Barbara Coloroso

Keynote Topic:       Just Because It's Not Wrong, Doesn't Make it Right -Toddlers to Teens, Teaching Them to Think Ethically

# of Workshops:      55

Additional Information:

-       We had a record registration of over 1,200 participants for this day.

-       Dr Eric Newell delivered our Opening Address, discussing the hidden cost of illiteracy in the workplace and the importance of supporting literacy initiatives from a young age throughout to adulthood.

And we also know that Literacy and Learning Day works!

-       81% of parents who evaluated Literacy and Learning Day felt that the information that they received during the day would definitely help them support their child's literacy and learning in school.

-       98% of parents said they would recommend Literacy and Learning Day to others

2006 Acknowledgements:

Double Platinum Donors
$5,000 and up

Chickenlip Consulting Corp
Edmonton Catholic Schools
Randy Anderson Learning Foundation
Delwood Parents Support Association

Platinum Donors
$2,500 - $4,999

Lendrum Parent Advisory Council
Supreme Basics
Dickinsfield Parents Association
Lifetouch Photography

Diamond Donors
$1,000 - $2,499

Friends of Balwin Society
J.A. Fife Parents Committee
Parents of Westbrook Society

Gold Donors
$500 - $999

Britannia Parents and Alumni Association
Windsor Park Fundraising Society
Princeton Parent Volunteer Association
Lago Lindo School

Silver Donors
$250 - $499

Mount Royal Parent Advisory Council
Belmont Elementary Parent Association
Belvedere Parent Society
York Parents Advisory Association
St. Richard School Council

Bronze Donors
Up to $249

Kensington Parent Association
T.D. Baker Parent Advisory Council
Parent Advisory Board of Lymburn (Society)
Kildare Parents Support Society
Our Lady of Victories School Advisory Council
St Mary Catholic School Fundraising Association
St. Rose School Advisory Association
Aldergrove Parent Advisory Board
Avonmore Partners in Education Association
Edith Rogers Music Parent Association
Forest Heights School Council
St. Augustine School Advisory Council
St. Gabriels Parent Edmonton Association
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School - Parent Association
King Edward Educational Parents Society
Velma Baker Parent Association
Steinhauer Funding for the Future Society
Pollard Meadows School
McNally Composite High School
Strathcona C.H.S. School Council
Blessed Kateri Parent Advisory Society of Millwoods


For your gifts of time and talents,
we are truly appreciative