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Meet up with colleagues at our annual convention — members enjoy a substantial discount to attend!
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Participate in local IRA councils, special interest groups, or literacy advocacy efforts.
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IRA is all about bringing together a community of peers and mentors to share ideas, resources, and career success stories. This collaborative atmosphere is so exciting at our annual convention, where you can network in person. Or you can join the conversation online through our vibrant and rapidly growing followings on Facebook and Twitter—and on Engage, our
teacher-to-teacher blog on Reading Today Online.
Cultivate relationships with experts in the field of literacy from around the world and choose from more than 500 valuable professional development sessions at the IRA Annual Convention. Members receive a significant discount on convention registration! Be inspired by literacy leaders, prominent speakers, and best-selling children's authors.
Take advantage of a 20% Member Discount and choose from more than 200 IRA books, e-books, videos, and other professional development materials. It's one-stop-shopping for all the BEST literacy research and practical classroom tools available!
Enjoy our monthly e-newsletter, IRA Inspire. Discover creative concepts for hands-on instruction delivered directly to your inbox.
Dive into our award-winning magazine, Reading Today. Newly redesigned, each bimonthly issue includes literacy news from around the world and information on IRA activities and advocacy efforts. It also covers key issues in literacy education, including a regular feature to help you implement the Common Core State Standards.
IRA provides a number of unique ways to get involved with literacy outside of the classroom. Connect with literacy professionals in your area through our network of local and state/provincial councils and national affiliates. Or choose from 38 special interest groups and explore various issues with members who share your concerns. You can also support our literacy advocacy efforts and work to influence education policy.
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Online Membership: $29 a year—that's just 8¢ a day!
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