The Saskatchewan Literacy Network hosts and is involved in numerous events in communities around the province. Literacy events are a great way to get involved, recognize the work of literacy practitioners, raise awareness of literacy, and provide professional development opportunities.
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Saskatchewan Literacy Awards of Merit
This annual event recognizes the dedicated professionals, corporations, programs, projects, volunteers, and adult learners whose exceptional performance and accomplishments have supported literacy and essential skills in our province.
Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, hosted the 2017 Saskatchewan Literacy Awards of Merit on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in Saskatoon, SK at the Bessborough Hotel.
Four awards were presented to individuals and organizations who displayed outstanding efforts in promoting essential skills development in learning and literacy.
The 2017 Saskatchewan Literacy Awards of Merit recipients are:
Professional Leadership in Literacy Award – Tina Winsor (Maple Creek)
Cameco Literacy Learner Award and Bursary – Reem Dandal (Regina)
Outstanding Literacy Project Award – Financial Literacy Program (READ Saskatoon)
Volunteer Service Award – Kay Luttmer (Regina)
Annual General Meeting
The Saskatchewan Literacy Network’s Annual General Meeting is held yearly in the Fall. At the meeting, the annual report is presented, there is a call for board nominations, and other outstanding business is discussed. All members in good standing are eligible to vote. Please note, according to the Saskatchewan Literacy Network bylaws, organizational members are entitled to one vote.
The SLN Annual General Meeting will be scheduled for November 2017.