Member & Event News

    • Conferences & Events

    Win a Trip to the IRA Conference from Random House

    Magic Tree House logoIRA Conference registration is part of the prize package for the 10th annual Magic Tree House Educator of the Year Award from Random House Children’s Books.
    • ILA News

    Celebrating Unity: The RI-IRA-Pearson Foundation Literacy Project Awards

    Oregon Rotary projectApplications for the Rotary International (RI)-International Reading Association (IRA)-Pearson Foundation Literacy Project Award are due June 15, 2014.
    • International

    Bahamas School Celebrates International Literacy Day

    BahamasAlbury Sayle Primary School in Nassau, The Bahamas, celebrated International Literacy Day with a parade of students, read-alouds, and a “Foodimals Festival.”
    • Conferences & Events

    Common Core Briefing for Delaware Teachers Features IRA Authors

    IRA LogoThe Delaware Department of Education’s Common Ground for Common Core program features Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar, Linda Kucan, and Doug Buehl.
    • Conferences & Events

    IRA Conference General Session and Author Luncheon Speakers Announced

    IRA 2014 Annual ConferenceJeff Kinney, Dav Pilkey, P. David Pearson, Rafe Esquith, Megan McDonald, Matt de la Peña, and Mary Pope Osborne will speak at the IRA Annual Conference in New Orleans.
    • ILA News

    IRA Notes the Passing of Tony Manzo

    IRA LogoManzo was a 1993 IRA William S. Grey Citation of Merit Winner whose research “vastly improved the instructional dynamics of countless classrooms.”
    • ILA News

    IRA Announces Board Nominees for 2014 Election

    IRA LogoThe International Reading Association is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014-15 Board of Directors. The election opens December 16.
    • Councils & SIGs

    Cassidy Receives Award

    Jack CassidyIRA Past President and "What's Hot" survey creator Dr. Jack Cassidy received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Literacy Education in Texas.
    • Member of the Month

    October Member of the Month: Joan Pace Kennedy

    Joan KennedyJoan Kennedy from Louisiana has a passion for literacy education that extends from her career into her many volunteer activities.
    • International

    International Literacy Day in the Philippines

    PhilippinesA Philippines city celebrated ILD with Book Characters on Parade, a Slogan Contest, Reader’s Theater, and Mayor Arlene B. Arcillas reading to children.
    • Conferences & Events

    Education and Business Notables Gather at International Literacy Day Celebration

    Alma PowellWashington, DC program featured Alma Powell, Maureen McLaughlin, Glenn Marshall, Ann Kennedy, Rich Carson, and Jaimie Matthews.
    • ILA News

    IRA Award and Grant Deadlines Approach

    Awards and GrantsMany IRA award and grant applications and nominations are due in October and November, and recipients are invited to the Annual Conference in May.
Annual ConferenceScholasticEast Stroudsburg UniversityThe 2 SistersJoin Us!Engaging the Adolescent LearnerResource Catalog