Yvette McMahon-Arnold

ST. THOMAS — The V.I. Education Department announced that its Cradle Literacy Parent Webinar Series, an interactive literacy program for both parents and young children, will kick off next week and include learning of oral language progression, storytelling, and communication development.

The series begin Thursday and according to Yvette McMahon-Arnold, state director of Instructional Development, the series is an expansion of a prior book distribution project conducted late last year, and which targeted enhancing early literacy in the Virgin Islands.

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