Member & Event News

    • Conferences & Events

    Meeting the CCSS Challenge: IRA 2014 Session Picks

    Debbie Rickards, Louisiana teacher and Conference Local Arrangements Committee Chair, shares sessions to help you implement the Common Core.
    • ILA News

    #IRAchat: Stopping the Summer Slide

    Join us on Thursday, April 10 at 8pm EST to #IRAchat about Stopping the Summer Slide. We’ll discuss tips for summer preparation, motivation methods, and other practical ways to keep kids reading until next school year.
    • Member of the Month

    April Member of the Month: Debbie Rickards

    This Louisiana teacher is passionate about literacy and is excited for IRA in NOLA.
    • Councils & SIGs

    Expanding Your Literacy Opportunities through Collaboration

    The IRA and Rotary International SIG hosts a conference symposium and invite applications for the IRA-RI-Pearson Foundation Literacy Awards.
    • Conferences & Events

    Think Broadly—Plan Thoughtfully: Advice from an Experienced Conventioneer

    Michael Henry gives advice on choosing conference sessions, with examples of his “don’t-miss” events.
    • Councils & SIGs

    New SIG Addresses District Literacy Leadership Issues

    IRA’s new District Literacy Leadership (DiLL) Special Interest Group invites you to their session at IRA 2014.
    • ILA News

    #IRAchat: Motivation & Engagement with Book Clubs

    Our #IRAchat guest experts for Thursday night have organized and executed book clubs that inspire students and have them clamoring to read. On Thursday, February 13th at 8pm EST, we’ll be joined by Erin O’Leary and Mary Cotillo...
    • Councils & SIGs

    Registration Open for Council Leadership Academy in Tampa

    The 2014 IRA Council Leadership Academy will be July 10-13 in Tampa, Florida.
    • ILA News

    myON Legends in Literacy Award to Be Presented at IRA 2014 Conference

    IRA is partnering with myON, a business unit of Capstone, the leading developer of personalized literacy solutions for Pre-K–12th grade.
    • Conferences & Events

    Conference VIP Wins Deluxe Deals: Dinners, Meet and Greets, and Upgrades

    Register for IRA 2014 by April 14 for a chance to be the VIP and get four dinners at NOLA restaurants, Bookstore Bucks, and more.
    • Conferences & Events

    Full Day Institute Focuses on Helping Teachers Develop Stronger Student Writers

    Kathy Ganske chairs an institute on nonfiction- and informational-text writing.
    • ILA News

    2014 Election Results: Barone New Vice President; Bear, DiGisi, and Coiro New Board Members

    Diane Barone will be the Vice President from 2014-2015, and Donald Bear, Lori DiGisi, and Julie Coiro will serve on the board from 2014-2017.
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