This spring, the Early Learning Center is inviting the entire District 201-U family to join them for a special presentation as part of their Family Literacy Night. Save the date for Wednesday, March 21, 2012 as Pam Allyn, renowned author and speaker on literacy presents The Reading Journeys of Boys: New Ways to Get Boys to Become Lifelong Readers
. Her initiative Books for Boys
has brought the power of reading to thousands of this country's most struggling boys. Ms. Allyn will share her groundbreaking techniques on how to coach, inspire, and motivate boys as readers. She will also share her favorite titles, those that boys truly love. After the presentation, Ms. Allyn will answer your most pressing questions about your boys and how to ensure that you can pass on the lifelong strengths necessary for them to succeed.
Pam Allyn is widely known as a motivational speaker advocating for reading and writing as human rights that belong to all people. Her personal quest to bring literacy to every child stems from a deeper desire to bring dignity to every child, and to empower children to read and write powerfully, effectively and with passion in ways that will change their worlds and the worlds of others. Her work has been featured on Good Morning America
, The Today Show
, Oprah Radio
, The Huffington Post
and in The New York Times
Don’t miss The Reading Journeys of Boys: New Ways to Get Boys to Become Lifelong Readers
at the Early Learning Center (1500 Sangamon Street, Crete) on March 21, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call (708) 367-2770. Click here
to download flyer.