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    • Association 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.
    • Association 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.
    • Association 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.
    • Member of the Month

    March Member of the Month: Shanne Bowie

    Louisiana Reading Association President Shanne Bowie shares her inspirations and proudest moments, and is excited to welcome thousands of colleagues to New Orleans in May.
    • Conferences & Events

    Carolyn Johnson Wins Free Registration to IRA 2014

    Congratulations to fourth grade teacher Carolyn Johnson, who will attend IRA 2014 for free!
    • Association News

    New for Members—IRA Bridges: Instructional Units for the Engaging Classroom

    IRA Bridges are instructional units with CCSS connections reviewed by the IRA Literacy Research Panel.
    • Association News

    New Reading Today Online Design Launches

    Take a tour of Reading Today Online's new design. Simpler navigation, better search—we think you'll like what you see.
    • Councils & SIGs

    Affective Reading Education Journal Requests Submissions

    The CARE (Concern for Affect in Reading Education) Special Interest Group calls for journal submissions through March 1.
    • Member of the Month

    February Member of the Month: Brandie McNabb

    Brandie McNabb, second grade teacher and President-Elect of the Louisiana Reading Association, shares her experiences as Teacher of the Year and a National Board Certified teacher.
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