Preschool teachers are the primary resource in promoting literacy in their classrooms. Each day they have opportunities to engage children in meaningful language and literacy experiences.

Pre-K ELLA is designed to:

  • Advance teacher understanding of how three to five year old children develop language and literacy skills and why it is imporant that children develop these skills
  • Present tools and techniquest teachers can use in their classrooms to help children develop language and literacy skills they will need to become proficient readers and writers.
  • Transfer Pre-K ELLA teacher training into children's everyday activities.
  • Assist teachers in developing strategies for involving families in literacy experiences at home.
  • Make language and literacy experience enjoyable for teachers, children, and their families.