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April 13, 2015

Connecting our Adult Learning & Literacy Community

Special Edition


April 22 - AGM & LOLA at Fort Calgary (RSVP Deadline-April 14)
Join Calgary Learns for our Annual General Meeting at 3 PM. A reception will immediately follow which will be a wonderful opportunity to catch up with colleagues in the field. The Life of Learning Awards (LOLAs) with keynote speaker Lesra Martin will run from 4:00 to 5:30 PM.  Make sure you RSVP (deadline April 14). Seating is limited. Note to our regular LOLA attendees, this year the AGM/LOLAs are being held at a new venue.

May 26 (New Date) - Community Consultation
Calgary Learns has been given new operating requirements as a Community Adult Learning Program. Join us to learn more about these changes and provide valued input as we plan some shifts to our granting process. This event will be held from 9 AM to 1:30 PM at CNIB. More info will follow soon.

June 1 - Proposal deadline
Initiative grants support research, curriculum development and/or piloting of new programming. This year the Initiative grant maximum has increased to $20,000. There will also be additional funds for Aboriginal programming (details will be upcoming). For details and application forms, visit our website.

May 31 - Calgary Marathon
Join us and support further innovations in this field to address the needs of adult learners. Let's have some fun and run (walk) with us in the Calgary Marathon or consider donating directly to this cause. Our charity challenge code is 88899. run/walk or donate.

Message Board

Cooperative ESL Ministries
  • Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Spring Training Conference for ESL Leaders, Volunteers, Pastors and others who work with newcomers.
  • For more info, visit

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