Welcome to P.A.L.S.! We’re changing lives through literacy!
P.A.L.S. has over 200 students and about 150 volunteers working as tutors with them. It is a busy, happening place just off Jasper in our downtown core.
Thank you for your interest in P.A.L.S. You might want to tutor, you might want to be a student. You might want to support P.A.L.S. in some other way. Everyone is welcome! Drop down and check us out!
Saturday, September 8th
What does Literacy mean to you?
Help us spread the word and raise awareness on social media
Write a message and get your picture taken:
- Why do you support literacy?
- What does literacy mean for you?
- How has tutoring changed your life?
See Adam in the office for more information and to become involved.
September is Life Long Learning Month and September 8th is International Literacy Day. PALS and all the other Literacy Programs in Edmonton are collaborating on a Media Campaign to draw public attention to Literacy issues.
Every day we will be posting a literacy fact on Facebook and Twitter. They will have links to articles about literacy.
Please like and share our posts every day this month, and tell your friends! Let’s all work together to get the word out!
Look for the hashtag #literacyworks
Grand Prize WestJet Gift of Flight
Bob and Joan Sandul
Second Prize Alberta Prairie Railway
Third Prize Curl Up and Read
Top Sellers – $25 Gift card
Grace Noel Charles
$10 gift card
Thank you to everyone who participated!
Recognize Your Contribution:
Voting is open from August 14 until August 28
Vote for P.A.L.S. and help us take home the title!
Go to edmonton.metrocommunitychoice.comand vote for P.A.L.S. – Project Adult Literacy Society under the Business or Service – Community Services category
Sign in with an email account to vote. One vote per person.
What does Literacy mean to you?
- Submit a quote that would fit on a bookmark (about 10 words)
- Contest is open to all P.A.L.S. – Project Adult Literacy Society volunteers, students and staff
- Enter as many quotes as you like
- Winners will have their quotes printed on our upcoming and ever-popular Bookmarks
Submit your quote by Friday July 20
Submissions can be dropped off at the office, or emailed to Della at firstname.lastname@example.org
Math Literacy Coordinator
Coordinate a Math Literacy Program for adult learners and volunteers to meet the needs of the students and achieve the outcomes of the program.
The person should be able to work independently, be forward thinking, and take a leadership role.
Qualifications: Related post-secondary degree, experience in working with volunteers.
Submit resume by June 20, 2018
41 – 9912 106 Street
Edmonton T5K 1C5
P.A.L.S. Student and Volunteer Recognition Celebration and Annual General Meeting was held at the McKay Avenue School Archives and Museum on April 17. Our learners have accomplished a lot over the past year, and we are very proud of them and grateful for the time and effort of our volunteer tutors in for helping them succeed in their goals. Thank you to Marlin Schmidt, Minister of Advanced Education, and David Shepherd for helping us celebrate our adult learners and volunteers.
Congratulations to all our outstanding students and volunteers! (more…)
Thank you to all of our volunteers! You inspire us everyday!
Happy National Volunteer Week!
P.A.L.S. Team Conference
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Singhmar Centre for Learning Entrance
10215 -108th Street
Meet new people
Registration is limited to 80 participants
Register by Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Hello, good evening. My name is Maria. I´m from Mexico.
I would like to tell you about my journey learning English. I started two and a half years ago when I came to Canada.
First of all, the English language has always been important in my life. Since I was a child I have been trying to learn it every day. Sometimes at school, and sometimes using the internet on my own. (more…)