Staff Members

Erin Schryer, PhD

Erin Schryer, PhD

Executive Director

erin.schryer@elfnb.com
(toll-free) 1-855-898-2533 (cell) (506) 608-8333

Erin brings a wealth of knowledge related to children’s literacy development and effective intervention approaches for children who are struggling with learning to read. Erin is a passionate educator, researcher, community-member and member of the ELF team.

 

 

 

Catherine Barry

Catherine Barry

Elf Program Manager

catherine.barry@elfnb.com
(506) 443-2932

Catherine has taught in both elementary and high schools in NB. Her background in Education and her passion for early childhood literacy development are helping to increase Elementary Literacy’s impact in NB. She firmly believes that every child has the right to learn to read and that through collaboration, we can have a tremendous effect on the lives of individuals as well as the communities they call home.

Janis Walker

Janis Walker

ELF Program Coordinator

janis.walker@elfnb.com
(506) 443-2933

 

As a recently retired and long-time education and literacy professional, Janis started supporting the ELF program as a trainer for the Greater Fredericton area in the Fall of 2012. She has been instrumental in expanding the program to new schools across the province.

Joanie Guignard

Joanie Guignard

CLEF Program Manager

joanie@clefnb.com
(506) 382-9495

 

As the manager of the CLEF program since 2012, Joanie has been engaged in activities to develop this positive initiative and to ensure its continuity. She is a strong believer in the strength of communities. As a volunteer herself at a school in her community, she has witnessed the importance of reading in a child’s academic development. A graduate from the Université de Moncton bachelor’s degree in information-communications, Joanie has substantive experience in the school system.

Nancy Dumais

Nancy Dumais

CLEF Volunteer Recruitment and Coordination Officer

nancy.dumais@clefnb.com
1.855.898.2533 (toll-free)

 

 

Nancy recently joined the Elementary Literacy Inc. team in a volunteer recruitment and coordination role for the CLEF program. Previously, Nancy worked in the nonprofit sector for over 15 years. Nancy has a volunteer resource management certification and believes through civic engagement we can ensure that every child in New Brunswick has the opportunity they need to develop their reading skills well and thus have access to a brighter future!