FREDERICTON, NB, June 15 /CNW/ -
WHAT: The Hon. Marilyn Trenholme Counsell and Veronica Lacey, The
Learning Partnership, will be visiting pre-school students
and their families from Naskwaaksis Memorial School who are
participating in a Welcome to Kindergarten(TM)/Bienvenue à
la Maternelle(MC) workshop.
Developed by The Learning Partnership, Welcome to
Kindergarten/Bienvenue à la Maternelle is a program that
provides resources which enable parents and teachers to help
prepare students for the start of kindergarten by
introducing early literacy and numeric learning skills. The
Senator has been instrumental in bringing the Welcome to
Kindergarten program to pre-school children and their
parents in New Brunswick. This year, more than
20,000 families are participating in Welcome to Kindergarten
programs across Canada.
WHEN: Monday June 18, 2007
WHO: The Hon. Marilyn Trenholme Counsell, Senator, New Brunswick
Veronica Lacey, President & CEO, The Learning Partnership
WHERE: Naskwaaksis Memorial School
80 Main Street, Fredericton
Established in 1993, The Learning Partnership is a national
not-for-profit organization dedicated to championing a strong public education
system in Canada through innovative programs, credible research, policy
initiatives and public engagement. Since its inception, more than three
million students and teachers have participated in one or more of TLP's
programs, including Take Our Kids to Work(TM) and Entrepreneurial Adventure.
For information on TLP, log onto www.thelearningpartnership.ca.
For further information:
For further information: George James, The Learning Partnership, (416)
440-5124 (w) or (416) 402-3783 (c), 1-800-790-9113,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Ghislaine Wheaton, (506) 465-9822