I feel honoured and grateful to have worked with the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network Inc. since 2005. After much consideration, the time has come for me to step down and pass on the leadership of this worthy organization. I would like to thank the many colleagues I have met over the years for your support and challenges. I have grown in so many countless ways and value everyone’s contribution to my life through my work in literacy and specifically Aboriginal literacy. Although I do not have any specific plans for my future, I remain committed to continue to promote and work towards the vision of the SALN.
The position of Executive Director advertisement is posted on our Employment Opportunities page. Application deadline is 5 PM May 21, 2013.
Dear Literacy Community,
On behalf of Bryan McNabb, Jr., President of the SALN Board of Directors, we announce that the SALN Annual General Meeting, set for Friday, March 15, will be postponed due to an impending storm that will be affecting much of Saskatchewan.
The Annual General Meeting will be rescheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2013. The time and place remain the same. A new poster will be sent out soon.
Please contact our office if you have any questions. A reminder that membership, Board nominations forms and payment options are available on our website – saln.ca.
Thank you for your understanding and patience.
Carol Vandale, Executive Director
March 15, 2013
12-4:30 PM – Come for lunch!
SALN Office, 721 Avenue K South
Membership / Nominations for Board of Directors available http://saln.ca/about/objectives/annual-general-meetings/
Nominations for Board of Directors deadline: March 11, 2013
*The SALN now has charitable status and with your generous donation we can issue a tax deductible receipt. Help us keep SALN ON! Send us your donation online (through paypal) at: http://saln.ca/about/get-involved/ .
*Alana Ross, our Aboriginal Family Literacy Coordinator for 2 years at the SALN, has decided to pursue further education at the University of Saskatchewan. We are sad to see her leave but wish her all the best in her future endeavours. Alana will still remain involved as one of our APRINTS Trainers.
The full posting of the Aboriginal Family Literacy Coordinator position is available to view online (http://saln.ca/contact/careers/). Please send cover letter, resume, & 3 references to this e-mail address. The SALN receives funding for this position from the Ministry of Education, Provincial Libraries & Literacy Office.
*The Aboriginal Literacy Intake Assessment Project – Phase II (ALIAT) is nearing completion with many interested sites participating in the field testing of this new assessment tool. Dr. Janice Acoose is our Research Coordinator for this project. The SALN receives funding for this project from the Ministry of the Economy (formerly the Ministry of Advanced Education, Employment, & Immigration) and would like to acknowledge their continued support of this valuable contribution to Aboriginal adult learning.
*Please note our new mailing address. The SALN would like to acknowledge to the Saskatoon Public Schools Division for the donation of office space for our staff and resources at King George Community School in Saskatoon. 721 Avenue K South, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7M 2E7.
Thank you to each & everyone of you for your support of the SALN.
Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network was proud to recognize these awards winners at the 2012 Literacy Awards Night and Gala, that was held May 24th 2012 at the Queensbury Downs in Regina, Sk.
Organizational Award – Kihew Waciston Cree Immersion School
Youth Award – Darien Beaudin-Raiche
Elder Award – Hazel Dixon
Literacy Practicioner Award – Diann Block
Learner Award – Krista Fox
This video is spoken in the Cree language.