Action Alert: SB22-004

Last month CLEL reached out to our members through email and an open meeting about a bill moving through Colorado’s Senate Education Committee that will affect public libraries tremendously; S.B. 22-004: – Evidence-based Training in Science of Reading. This Thursday, February 10, the Colorado Legislative Education Committee is meeting to discuss SB22-004. We need you …

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2022 CLEL Bell Award Winners!

The CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards are an annual recognition of five high-quality picture books that provide excellent support of early literacy skills for young children in each of five categories: read, write, sing, talk, and play. Eligible books were published or distributed in the United States between November 16, 2020 and November 15, 2021. …

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2022 CLEL Bells Shortlist

The Bell Awards Committee has selected the shortlist titles for the 2022 award. After much deliberation, five titles have been selected for each of the early literacy practices, Read, Write, Talk, Sing and Play.  It was a difficult choice given the number of amazing books published and suggested this year. Thank you to everyone who …

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