The voting period for the 2014 International Reading Association (IRA) Board election closed on February 10, 2014. The ballots have been tabulated, and the results have been confirmed.
Diane Barone, Professor, University of Nevada, Reno has been elected as IRA’s Vice President for 2014-2015.
Three new board members were also elected:
Donald Bear, Co-Director of the Duffelmeyer Reading Clinic and Professor, School of Education, Iowa State University
Lori DiGisi, Literacy Consultant, former Director of Curriculum and Professional Development for the Farmingdale Public Schools, Farmingdale, MA
Julie Coiro, Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of Rhode Island
Their terms will run from 2014-2017.
The entire IRA community extends its best wishes to the newly elected vice president and board members.