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Children’s Literacy Night Scheduled For March; Free For Children

Posted February 5, 2024 at 12:45 pm

The Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Caring for Cubs Education Club will be hosting a Children’s Literacy Night on Thursday, March 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. at the College’s Richland Campus.

Literacy Night is free to attend and is open to all children from birth to nine years old. This event is designed to enhance academic literacy development and expose the attendees to literature.

During the event, children will be supervised by current Early Childhood Education and Education students at various literacy stations. Every literacy station will offer a hands-on activity that suits the children’s developmental stage, encouraging active engagement. Each station will last for approximately 10 minutes, ensuring optimal learning and enjoyment.

The tentative schedule for the Literacy Night is as follows:

  • 5:15 to 5:30 PM – Registration & Check-in
  • 5:30 to 6:00 PM  – Pizza & Drinks
  • 6:00 to 7:30 PM  – Literary Rotations

“As an educator with a deep passion for teaching literacy, I am thrilled to host this event for a second year in a row,” stated Morgan Dugan, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education. “At our gathering, we will explore the transformative power of literacy and how it can be applied to real-life experiences. I am excited to share how my students are not only learning in the classroom but also applying their newfound knowledge to make a tangible impact in their lives and communities.”

All children will be given a book by the KSLA (Keystone State Literacy Association) along with a prize bag for attending the event. All parents or guardians must attend the event with their child.

The Literacy Night is sponsored by the Keystone State Literacy Association (KSLA), Cambria County Library, United Way, The Learning Lamp, Junior Achievement, YMCA, and Beginnings, Inc.

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