Saturday April 6, 2013 Saturday 2013
Active Living Centre, HuntsvilleActive Huntsville
8:30 am – 9:15 am – Welcome! Keynote
Emergent Literacy: what is it and why is it important?
Jackie Van Lankveld, SLP, Regional Manager of Preschool Speech Lan-guage and Emergent Literacy Initiative with Speech Services Niagara. Using research and practice to underscore the importance of early expo-sure of the foundational skills and highlighting the important role that you as an early year’s practitioner play in the development of literacy skills in the children and families that you serve.