Newsletter


Please check out our newsletter “THE CONNECTOR“. We hope to use this a s a tool to connect the adult learning and literacy community in Calgary. Fill your information in on the left side to subscribe. You will receive an email to confirm your subscription.

 

Latest issue:

The Connector – Reminders & Survey

  • REMINDER: Professional Development
  • Community Consultation – survey
  • Casino volunteers needed
  • Proposals for Symposium 2018
  • Understanding different cultures and Indigenous worldview

 

Past issues:

The Connector – Reminders & PD

  • Community Consultation – Remember to RSVP!!
  • Professional Development
  • RFP – Indigenous EOI deadline = November 16!!
  • Momentum Financial Literacy Curriculum Development: Request for Proposal

 

The Connector – October 19, 2017

  • Our 2018-2019 Call For Proposals is now open!
  • Community Consultation – Speak Out for Adult Foundational Learning
  • Casino – Volunteers needed
  • LOLA Profile – Adult Learner
  • Using the CALP Portal
  • Post-Secondary Transitions and Connections for Adult Learners Event
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – September 19, 2017

  • Let your Voice be Heard
  • Save the Date
  • Next Funding Cycle
  • Professional Development Survey for Calgary Learns Funded Staff
  • Plain Language Workshop
  • Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters
  • Casino – volunteers needed
  • LOLA Profile – Learning Champion

 

The Connector – August 24, 2017

  • Welcome Back!
  • The PD begins…
  • EVENT: Literacy in a Digital World
  • A Big Thank You to Our Report Writers
  • LOLA Profile – Learning Champion

 

The Connector – June 22, 2017

  • Join Us in Our Happy Dance!
  • Literacy & Learning Symposium – bursaries available
  • Outcomes Measurement and Evaluation
  • Reminder
  • L.I.F.E. (Learning Is For Everyone)
  • LOLA Profile – Thanks A Bunch Award

 

The Connector – Job posting & Reminders

  • Job Posting: Professional Development Specialist
  • Reminder: Eat, Share, Learn
  • Reminder: Professional Development: LIFE – Learning Is For Everyone

 

The Connector – May 25, 2017

  • Eat, Share, Learn
  • Professional Development: LIFE – Learning Is For Everyone
  • Celebrating our Field
  • Resource: ESL Readers Collection
  • Event: Opening Ceremonies – Aboriginal Awareness Week Calgary

 

The Connector – Remember to RSVP

  • RSVP by May 5th to attend our May 11 events

 

Calgary Learns – Notice of AGM

 

The Connector – March 29, 2017

  • Initiative Funding 2017 – our funding call is now open!
  • Literacy & Learning Symposium bursaries – don’t miss out!!
  • Influence the Future
  • Calgary Learns Celebrates … and YOU are invited!!

 

The Connector – March 14, 2017

  • Life Of Learning Awards (LOLAs) – new deadline
  • Professional Development – Workplace Toolkit
  • Literacy & Learning Symposium – bursaries available

 

The Connector – March 2, 2017

Changes are coming

Funding

Professional Development

  • IFL
  • Workplace Toolkit
  • Symposium & Bursaries
  • Save the Date – June 19-20 LIFE workshop

Community Connections/Celebrations

  • LOLAs
  • Don’t Forget – LOLA nominations
  • Did you know?
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – December 14, 2016

  • Happy Holidays
  • Reminder to all Grant Applicants
  • LOLA nominations are now open

 

The Connector – November 24, 2016

  • Program Proposal Previews – our version of Sneak-A-Peek
  • December Networking event
  • Flashback: October 13
  • LOLA nominations are now open
  • LOLA Profile – Adult Learner: Lloyd Thornhill

 

The Connector – REMINDERS

  • Expression Of Interest 2017/2018 – Deadline = November 10, 2016
  • December Networking event. RSVP today!!

 

The Connector – October 25, 2016

  • Request for Proposals
  • Research report on Indigenous Literacy
  • December Networking event
  • Congratulations BVC!!
  • LOLA Profile – Learning Champion: Nabila Ghaffar

 

The Connector – October 4, 2016

  • REMINDER: don’t forget to RSVP for our October 13 event!!
  • Are you looking for ideas to help struggling learners?
  • IFL mentorship
  • LOLA Profile – Learning Communities: Humanities 101
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – September 20, 2016

  • Do you want to learn how to adapt your program to Indigenous learners?
  • Do you have great programs that you want to share with others?
  • Do you want to share with us your program needs?
Join us on October 13 for a full day of learning, sharing and exchanging!!

 

The Connector – September 8, 2016

  • Happy 50th International Literacy Day!
  • Proposal Review x 3 = Busy Summer
  • Mark Your Calendar
  • Thank you to our casino volunteers!!
  • LOLA Profile – Thanks A Bunch Award
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – June 14, 2016

  • Reminder: Funding for Refugee Language Learning and Support deadline = June 30
  • Learning from a Master Facilitator
  • National Aboriginal Day
  • Still a few casino volunteers needed
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – May 17, 2016

  • New Funding for Refugee Language Learning and Support
  • One of our own wins an award
  • Thank You
  • Casino volunteers needed
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – April 5, 2016

  • Initiative Funding – call for proposals
  • Triple event on April 21
  • Casino volunteers needed
  • New Resources

 

The Connector – March 1, 2016

  • Initiative Funding 2016
  • Calgary Learns Celebrates … and YOU are invited!!
  • Indigenous Literacy
  • Volunteers needed – Casino

 

The Connector – February 16, 2016

  • Professional Development – a few more spots available
  • Volunteers needed – Casino
  • Featured Resource: Census 2016 Adult Education Kit
  • What’s in a name? Indigenous vs Aboriginal
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – Reminders: PD, LOLA & Membership

  • Professional Development – still a few spots available
  • LOLA nominations are now open
  • Membership – Together we strengthen Calgary’s voice for adult foundational learning

 

The Connector – January 20, 2016

  • Professional Development – sign up today!!
  • The Life Of Learning Awards (The LOLAs) – Tell us who you love
  • We’re looking for Board Members
  • The Calgary Urban Aboriginal Initiative (CUAI)
  • Are we knocking on your door? Before you panic… please read
  • Office space for rent

 

The Connector – December 16, 2015

  • Happy Holidays
  • Professional Development – IFL workshops are back!!
  • Membership
  • The LOLAs – Tell us who you love (by Valentine’s Day)

 

The Connector – November 24, 2015

  • December Networking
  • LOLA nominations are now open

 

The Connector – November 12, 2015

  • December Networking
  • New Initiative: Train the Mentor
  • Professional Development – IFL workshops are back!!
  • LOLA nominations are now open
  • LOLA profile – Adult Learner
  • Program visits
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – October 1, 2015

  • Welcome Bill
  • More professional development on the horizon
  • LOLA profile – Learning Champion
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – Reminders: RFP & survey

  • Program Funding – Request For Proposals
  • Stakeholder Survey

 

The Connector – August 27, 2015

  • Stakeholder Survey
  • Program Funding – RFP
  • LOLA profile – Thanks A Bunch
  • Goodbye and Good Luck
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – Special Edition July 30,2015

  • Our 2016 Call for Proposals is now open

 

The Connector – June 11, 2015

  • TRC and Calgary Learns
  • Exploring the shifts: early-level English language training in Calgary
  • Community Consultation
  • LOLA profile – Learning Communities
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – Special Edition: Consultation, Survey & PD

  • Join our Community Consultation
  • We still need your help!! – survey
  • PD Opportunity: LIFE = Learning Is For Everyone

 

The Connector – May 11, 2015

  • Aboriginal Initiative Funding
  • Join our Community Consultation
  • We need your help – survey
  • Calgary Marathon
  • Initiative Funding
  • Save the Date – PD
  • Thank You
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – Special Edition – Reminders

  • April 22 – AGM & LOLA
  • May 26 – Community Consultation
  • June 1 – Proposal Deadline Initiative Grant
  • May 31 – Calgary Marathon

 

The Connector – March 18, 2015

  • Initiative Funding
  • Learn – Celebrate – Support
  • Join Our Team: Aboriginal Liaison
  • Uncovering What Matters: Impact Evaluation
  • Message Board
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – February 27, 2015

  • And our LOLA Keynote Speaker is …
  • Register today for the IFL workshops!
  • Run – Calgary Learns – Run!!
  • From the Margins to Engagement
  • “Your Message Here”
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – Special Edition – LOLA

  • The Life Of Learning Awards

 

The Connector – January 28, 2015

  • The Life Of Learning Awards
  • More funding available
  • IFL workshops are back
  • Running for PD: Calgary Marathon
  • Membership: new & renew
  • A big THANK YOU to our Funded Programs
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – January 14, 2015

  • Important 2015 Dates
  • The Life Of Learning Awards (The LOLAs)
  • 2015 Funded Programs
  • Learner Progression Measures
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – Happy Holidays

  • Happy Holidays
  • Thank you, thank you, thank you!
  • The LOLAs – Tell us who you love (by Valentine’s Day)

 

The Connector – Special Edition – Networking & LOLA

  • December Networking – RSVP today!!
  • The LOLAs – Tell us who you love (by Valentine’s Day)
  • In case you missed it

 

The Connector – November 24, 2014

  • December Networking – Measuring Learner Progress
  • IFL workshops – you can still register
  • The LOLAs – Nominate your Star
  • Volunteers needed!!
  • Literacy, Essential Skills and Foundational Learning: Are They All The Same?
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – Special edition – November 17, 2014

  • Integrated Foundational Learning (IFL) workshops – you can still register!!

 

The Connector – October 15, 2014

  • PD Opportunity – Register Now
  • Be Part of the Voice for Adult Foundational Learning
  • The LOLAs – Nominate your Star
  • Volunteers needed!!
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – September 24, 2014

  • IFL Project – Phase III
  • Another Calgary Learns funded project
  • LOLA winner: Loraine Luterbach
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – Reminders: IFL & RFP

  • IFL – make sure you RSVP for our orientation session!
  • RFP – application deadline is October 1, 2014.

 

The Connector – Special edition – IFL!!

  • Integrated Foundational Learning is back!! Make sure you RSVP for our orientation session!

 

The Connector – August 28, 2014

  • Integrated Foundational Learning is back
  • 2015 Request For Proposals is open
  • LOLA Highlight – Community Learning Champion
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – Special Edition – RFP!

  • 2015 Request For Proposals is now open!!

 

The Connector – July 9, 2014

  • Marathon Update
  • Integrated Foundational Learning – the project continues
  • Are we knocking at your door? Before you panic … please read
  • Initiative Funding
  • LOLA Highlight – Learning Communities category
  • Kageegee of Skills
  • CASL

 

The Connector – April 25, 2014

  • Community Consultation
  • Adult Learning & Literacy Guide
  • Life of Learning Awards – The LOLAs
  • What you told us: Reporting back to Calgary Learns grant recipients
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – March 28, 2014

  • Initiative Funding – Call for Proposals
  • Run Calgary Learns, run!!
  • Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation
  • Clear Language Driver’s Guide
  • Member Profile: Theatre and Dance
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – February 11, 2014

  • Tell Us Who You Love!!
  • You Are Wanted!!
  • IFL Conversation Café – review
  • Program Funding 2014
  • ESL Learning Support Service
  • Member Profile: CIWA
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – January 14, 2014

  • IFL Conversation Café
  • Pay It Forward
  • Needs Assessment Report
  • Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? No, it’s our brand new Website
  • Member Profile: FESA
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – December 17, 2013

  • Season’s Greetings
  • The Perfect Holiday Gift Idea
  • Membership Renewal Notice
  • IFL Conversation Cafe – continued
  • Honouring Our Volunteers
  • Literacy, Essential Skills and Foundational Learning: Are They All The Same?
  • Database Survey Results
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – October 31, 2013

  • December Networking
  • Database  Survey
  • The PIAAC Results Are In
  • In Case You Missed It

 

The Connector – October 15, 2013

  • Life of Learning Awards: Save the Date & Nominate!!
  • Membership: New & Improved
  • Website: A New Design
  • Database: Survey
  • Member Profile: Families Matter
  • In Case You Missed It
  • Sharing Your Thoughts