TLB’s cofounder J. Douglas Willms awarded Canada Research Chair in Literacy and Human Development at the University of New Brunswick
Dr. Jon Douglas Willms, the director of UNB’s Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy (CRISP), and a professor with the Faculty of Education, has been awarded a CRC Tier 1 Chair in Literacy and Human Development.
Dr. Willms is working to develop and implement a school-based assessment and intervention program for increasing the reading skills of children, particularly in schools with a high concentration of vulnerable children.
Read UNB’s e-Daily news release here:www.unb.ca/news/epublications/view/view.cgi?article=4477*5
Read the federal government’s CRC announcement here: www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/media-medias/releases-communiques/2010/november-novembre-eng.aspx