Cultivating Connections — GELA submission?

Hi all — maybe something committee interested in submitting to (book club?) or attending?
Call for Abstracts Now Open!

Cultivating Connections: 2010 National Family Literacy Conference is an opportunity for national and international family literacy experts and practitioners to come together and share knowledge, resources, perspectives and experiences.

You are invited to submit an abstract for the conference to be held at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton Alberta, Canada, from July 15 – 17, 2010.

The complete Call for Abstracts, with information on conference streams, is now available on the conference website:

This conference will be of interest to all those who work with families and are interested in fostering family literacy. Delegates will include those from Alberta and across Canada, but also from the United States, the United Kingdom and other countries.

Important Dates:
• Deadline for submissions: November 30, 2009
• Notification date of accepted abstract: January 15, 2010
• Acceptance date for presenters: January 31, 2010

Cultivating Connections Conference,
July 15 – 17, 2010
Plan to attend this exciting gathering, which will also include three days of pre-conference training from July 12 – 14.

Conference keynote speakers include Peter Hannon, Elsa Auerbach, Snoeks Desmond, Eve Gregory and Thomas Sticht. Join with Canadian and international family literacy experts and practitioners to share information and explore opportunities for the growth of family literacy.

For more information, please contact


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