The Yolo County Library is again partnering with the Yolo County Office of Education, the Woodland Public Library, United Way and others to bring attention and action to the issue of low literacy and the related achievement gap with a Read to Succeed Conference on October 29, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, located at 2001 East Street in Woodland. The conference is a follow up to the April 29 symposium which focused on early literacy.
“The April 29 Symposium got people to the table and talking,” said Yolo County Librarian Patty Wong. “The Read to Succeed Conference will provide businesses, practitioners and the community methods in which they can address early literacy in their arenas.”
The conference will provide a variety of model approaches to address early literacy issues identified in the April 29 symposium by showcasing the following local and regional programs: