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CFS Assistant In Research Shares Findings at NAEYC Conference

CFS Assistant In Research Shares Findings at NAEYC Conference

On Friday November 22, 2019 Ruby Joseph co-presented a paper entitled Family Literacy Initiative: An International Partnership Brings Success to Parents and Preschoolers at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Conference in Nashville Tennessee. The Family Literacy Initiative (FOL), which seeks to positively affect Liberia and Liberians through education, social, economic and humanitarian programs and through advocacy efforts, addresses a crisis that underlies all of Liberia's challenges - one of the lowest literacy rates in Africa. It recognizes that parents are a child's first teacher and partners FOL with the international evidence-based program Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY) to bring the program to three communities in Liberia. Joseph co-presented at NAEYC with Mary Gemignani, PhD, Chair of the Friends of Liberia (FOL) Education Committee. Read more...