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    • Councils & SIGs

    2013 International Reading Association Council Awards

    council awards ceremonyWe celebrated IRA state/provincial and local councils with these awards at the IRA 58th Annual Convention in April 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.
    • International

    2013 International Awards and Grants

    At the IRA 58th Annual Convention in April 2013 in San Antonio, Texas, we recognized members and affiliates from around the world.
    • Association News

    IRA Literacy Research Panel Responds to NCTQ Teacher Education Report

    Pearson, GoatleyThe IRA Literacy Research Panel responds to the June 17 release of the controversial Teacher Prep Review by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
    • Conferences & Events

    IRA and American Reading Company Present Common Core Seminar with Stephen G. Peters

    The noted author and educator addressed an audience of teachers and administrators on the topic of changing school culture by improving the conditions of their school environment.
    • Conferences & Events

    IRA Now Accepting Proposals for 59th Annual Conference

    IRA Annual ConferenceIRA is accepting proposals for the 59th Annual Conference, running from May 9-12, 2014 at the Ernest N. Morial Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • Councils & SIGs

    Leadership Tips and Expert Advice at Upcoming Council Academy

    council leadership academyCouncil Leadership Academy presenters share the hot topics they will discuss at the professional development event in Minneapolis in the end of June.
    • Member of the Month

    June Member of the Month: W. Ian O'Byrne

    W. Ian O'ByrneIan is an assistant professor and former middle and high school teacher who helps teachers integrate technology into their lives inside and outside the classroom.
    • Councils & SIGs

    Council Leadership Academy: Destination Success

    CLAThe International Reading Association hosts a Council Leadership Academy with the theme “Destination Success” from June 27 through 30 in Minneapolis.
    • International

    IRA Council and Rotary Collaborate on South Sudan Literacy Project

    Judy Backlund tells the story if how Rotary members and IRA council members created clothing and collected books to send to children in South Sudan.
    • International

    Bangladesh Reading Association Hosts National Conference on Literacy

    bangladeshAround 500 teachers from primary, secondary, and other educational institutions participated in the conference in Dhaka.
    • Conferences & Events

    How to Obtain Conference Clock Hours or a Certificate of Attendance

    Learn how to print a certificate of attendance in English or Spanish and to create a transcript of sessions and clock hours.
    • Member of the Month

    May Member of the Month: Kathleen Operhall

    kathy operhallThis retired Michigan teacher performs at Carnegie Hall with the University Musical Society Choral Union and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this month.
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