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Bilingual Early Literacy Specialist (ELS)

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  • The Early Literacy Specialist (ELS) provides bilingual support for literacy initiatives to Early Learning Professionals in the community.
  • Through the ELS program, parents and caregivers have the opportunity to take part in discussions and workshops throughout their role as the initial literacy teachers of their children.
  • Various aspects of literacy are demonstrated to children through the EarlyON Child and Family Centres programs.
  • The ELS researches current trends in literacy and creates and distributes materials throughout programming.
  • Promotion of literacy is ongoing throughout a variety of community projects and outreach events.

Thank you for visiting our website. We hope to see you soon at an EarlyON Child and Family Centre in your area!​​​​​​​​​ Visit to find a location nearest you.

French Resources:

Virtual Bilingual Programming:

  • Bilingual Circle (0 to 6 years): Join us through Zoom every Friday at 11:00 a.m. as we build literacy by connecting through bilingual interactive songs, stories and other literacy activities.
  • Cercle bilingue (0 à 6 ans): Joignez-vous à nous via Zoom tous les vendredis à 11 h, pour développer la littératie par le biais de chansons interactives bilingues, d’histoires et d’autres activités.

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