EDMONTON, May 11 /CNW/ -
What A celebration honouring Edmonton, Alberta's Roots of
Empathy babies, the world's youngest teachers. Since the
start of the school year these 33 infants and their
parents have worked with approximately 825 school
children in Edmonton by "teaching" an innovative
classroom program about empathy and social/emotional
A short ceremony on stage will include a photo
opportunity of all Roots of Empathy babies.
Where St. Jerome School
3310 107 Avenue NW
When 1:00 - 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Photo opportunity of Roots of Empathy babies at 2:15 P.M.
Participants/ Mary Gordon, Founder/President, Roots of Empathy
Speakers Kathy Alves, Key Point Person, Edmonton Roots of Empathy
George Antonakis, Principal, St. Jerome School
Sandy Vigrass, Provincial Manager, Roots of Empathy
Sylvie Dassylva, Vice Principal, École Gabrielle-Roy
Patti Lorentz, Teacher, Eastwood School
Nadine McGuigan, Roots of Empathy Volunteer Mother
Heidi Vallevand, Grade 1 student
Thanks to the support of the Alberta government, Roots of Empathy is changing the world classroom by classroom. This year the program has reached more than 10,125 children across the province.
SOURCE Roots of Empathy
For further information: For further information: Kathy Alves, Roots of Empathy, Tel. (780) 907-4284, firstname.lastname@example.org