This manual was made possible through the generous support of the
National Literacy Secretariat. It was
developed in cooperation with READ Saskatoon and the Saskatchewan Childcare
Association. Sherbrooke Community Center must be acknowledged for their support
and enthusiasm in agreeing to participate in this project.
Literacy and the literacy of families is a concern to all of
us. Family literacy; and intergenerational literacy programs are part of the
solution to the challenge of literacy. The connections that can be made between
home, childcare and residential care are considerable. This project has opened
Ruth Vandekamp, Administrative Director, READ Saskatoon
On behalf of the Saskatchewan Childcare Association we would like to
acknowledge the work done by READ Saskatoon regarding the success of this
project/manual. While literacy issues continue to be a challenge for many
parents and children in the early years, we at the S.C.C.A. are
pleased to be a part of this made in Saskatchewan solution.
Endeavors such as this are positive steps forward for all families.
Sue Delanoy, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Childcare
I would like to acknowledge the support of the Board and Staff of READ
Saskatoon in the development of this project. Their advice and guidance was
appreciated as was their friendliness. Thank you also to my family, my husband
Paul and daughters Meghan, Kendra and Tanys. Your patience and helpfulness at
home while I was busy working on this project; it was appreciated!
Donna Heselwood, Project Coordinator, READ Saskatoon