On May 16/08, Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners will be held in Toronto. The event is presented by Ryerson University Centre for Children, Youth and Families, the School of Early Childhood Education and the MA Program in Early Childhood Studies, the Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario, the Macaulay Child Development Centre and the City of Toronto, Children’s Services.
The event will be held at Ryerson University, 55 Gould Street, Student Campus Centre, Room SCC115. Introductory remarks by Judith K. Bernhard, Director, MA in Early Childhood Studies, Ryerson University, Brenda Patterson, General Manager, Toronto Children’s Services and Eduarda Sousa, Executive Director, Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario.
Panel Members are:
- Heather Anderson-Ross, Early Literacy Specialist, Macaulay Child Development Centre
- Rachel Langford, Director, School of Early Childhood Education, Ryerson University
- Dianne Riehl, Program Coordinator, Early Years, Toronto District School Board
- Roma Chumak-Horbatsch – Professor, Ryerson University.