Family Reading Parties Train the Facilitator

May 10, 2005
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Florida Mall Hotel, Orlando
2005 Florida Literacy Conference
Pre-Conference Workshop


What is a Family Reading Party?
Much like popular home décor and kitchenware parties, Family Reading Parties allow parents to learn about reading in a fun, relaxed environment.

What will I gain from this training?
You will be trained to facilitate four parties: How to Read to Your Child, How to Choose a Book for Your Child, Building Blocks for Reading, and Taming Television to Build Better Readers. Each participant will receive a Family Reading Parties Kit and Facilitator Certification.

How much does it cost?
It’s free! Each participant will receive a free Family Reading Parties kit containing party materials for 80 parents.

Who should attend?
Adult education and family literacy service providers are invited to attend. Space is limited to 75, so register today!

Overview of Family Reading Parties & Kit
Party Topic #1: Reading With Your Child
Party Topic #2: Choosing a Child’s Book
Party Topic #3: Building Blocks for Reading
Party Topic #4: Developing Readers by Taming TV

Where is the training?

The Florida Mall Hotel, 1500 Sand Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32809, This workshop is a Pre-Conference workshop at the 2005 Florida Literacy Conference, which will be held May 11-13. Conference information is available at You may also call Kelley Jain, Education & Training Coordinator, Florida Literacy Coalition, at 407-246-7110 x 203 or write her at

Fax this registration form by April 30 to the Florida Literacy Coalition at 407-246-7104.

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