Yukoner a recepient of literacy award

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CBC News - Isabelle Salesse is executive director of the Association of Franco-Yukonnaise, which created a "one-stop shop" for services involving literacy.  She is one of 14 Canadians recognized this year with the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.  (Mario De Ciccio/Radio-Canada)

CBC News – Isabelle Salesse is executive director of the Association of Franco-Yukonnaise, which created a “one-stop shop” for services involving literacy. She is one of 14 Canadians recognized this year with the Council of the Federation Literacy Award. (Mario De Ciccio/Radio-Canada)

Isabelle Salesse was named one of 14 Canadians this year to receive the Council of the Federation Literacy Award. According to Canada’s Premiers:

“The Council of the Federation Literacy Award recognizes outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy. The awards are presented annually, in each province and territory, to recognize the excellence of educators, volunteers, learners, community organizations and businesses in many areas, including family, Aboriginal, health, workplace and community literacy.”

Isabelle has, throughout her career, focused on literacy in French minority environments. Félicitations from everyone at Underhill’s!

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