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The Centre for Family Literacy is dedicated to helping families grow and prosper. Our FREE adult tutoring and family literacy programs, along with training and research, help Alberta families achieve what they imagine — improved education, jobs and health.

Practical PIAAC*

What Alberta Practitioners Need to Know

*Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies

Date: September 18 & 19, 2014
Place: DoubleTree Hilton Hotel West Edmonton
Cost: $60

A general overview of PIAAC and the differences between PIAAC and IALSS will be explored. We will investigate PIAAC from an Aboriginal focus and a workplace focus. We will also explore practical ways and tools to share this information with your boards and communities.

A limited number of travel subsidies will be available for people travelling from out of town.

More information (pdf)

Eventbrite - Practical PIAAC - What Alberta Practitioners Need to Know

Call for Nominations

The Centre for Family Literacy presents the Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards at our annual Leading with Literacy Breakfast in celebration of National Family Literacy Day (January 27).

We are seeking nominations for the Lois Hole Community Leadership Award, which recognizes an outstanding individual, business or group whose efforts demonstrate an ongoing commitment to family literacy in Alberta. The nomination deadline is Thursday, November 14, 2014.

Eligibility criteria and nomination form

More information about the awards

Literacy & Learning Symposium 2014


Date: October 22 - 24
Place: Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort

REGISTRATION and more information

Volunteers are the backbone of our organization and without their commitment, support and hard work, so many of our initiatives would not be possible.

Learn about volunteering at the Centre for Family Literacy here, phone the Centre at 780-421-7323 to arrange an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator, or email:

11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324