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    • Conferences & Events

    Best Practices in Literacy Leadership Institute

    IRA annual conventionJoin Cindy Lassonde and Kristine Tucker in San Antonio on April 19, 2013 for their institute about a dramatic re-visioning of literacy leadership.
    • Conferences & Events

    Struggling Readers Institute

    joan williamsJoin Joan Williams in San Antonio on April 19, 2013 for a comprehensive session on meeting the challenges of struggling readers.
    • Conferences & Events

    The Long and the Short of Why You Should Come to Our Institute on Making a Difference through Writing: The Other “R” in Literacy

    kathy ganskeWriting Institute Chair Kathy Ganske gives you the "long and short" of why you should register for Making a Difference through Writing on April 19.
    • International

    Inter-American Teacher Education Network Webinars Foster Forum for Teachers

    ITENIRA and the Organization of American States worked together on a webinar series through the Inter-American Teacher Education Network.
    • Member of the Month

    March Member of the Month: Cory Lemoine

    cory lemoineCory Lemoine is an active council member and an award-winning third-grade teacher at the Baton Rouge Center for Visual & Performing Arts in Louisiana.
    • Conferences & Events

    Institute on the Role of Fluency in the Common Core

    david d paigeJoin Dr. David D. Paige for a comprehensive look at how to jumpstart effective fluency instruction in preparation for Common Core assessments.
    • Conferences & Events

    Institute on Early Literacy Assessment and Instruction Using the CCSS

    annual convention 2013Join Lesley Morrow, Billie Enz, Diane Lapp, and Judith Schickedanz, to explore the necessity for engaging young children in language arts all day long.
    • Councils & SIGs

    Featured Council: Kansas Reading Association

    Babs Tims, a veteran fourth grade teacher at Lakeside Elementary School in Pittsburg, KSPresident Donita Shaw reports that the Kansas Reading Association (KRA) has a lot going on—from Kansas all the way to Ethiopia!
    • Conferences & Events

    Full-Day Institute: Vocabulary Instruction That Makes a Difference

    AC13Michael Graves, Jim Baumann, Camille Blackowicz, and Patrick Manyak take a deep dive look at how to enhance classroom vocabulary instruction.
    • Conferences & Events

    Personalize Your Convention Experience with the iPlanner

    Annual Convention Apple LogoThe online itinerary planner (iPlanner) allows convention attendees to review a Program Grid, use an Event Search, and add events to their own itinerary.
    • Association News

    2013 Election Results: Maryann Manning New Vice President; Dwyer, Elish-Piper, and Scullen New Board Members

    International Reading Association LogoMaryann Manning will be vice president for 2013-14, and Bernadette Dwyer, Laurie Elish-Piper, and Julianne Scullen will join the board for 2013-16.
    • Conferences & Events

    VIP Prize Includes Free Meals, Tours, and Hotel Upgrades

    VIP Badge for Annual Convention ProgramAnnual convention registration enters you in IRA's VIP Program contest in which you can win gift certificates to restaurants, tours, and more.
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