Three days devoted to expanding literacy in Wisconsin through workshops and sectionals, including the Young Readers Conference!
The Wisconsin State Reading Association provides leadership, advocacy, and professional learning for the implementation of effective literacy practices, recognizing the complex nature of iteracy and engaging students to apply their literacies in meaningful ways in a changing world.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Expertise matters
Focus on literacy professional development
Annual convention averaging 2700 attendees
Topical workshops/institutes around the state
Professional publications such as WSRA Journal, Update, RtI at the Crossroads monograph
Supporting teachers in their licensure process, PI34
Local council meetings
Professional study groups
Position statements on critical issues
The Wisconsin State Reading Association (WSRA) is a professional organization that averages 2700 members annually.
One-third of WSRA is comprised of reading specialists/reading teachers/interventionists/coaches.
One-third is classroom teachers ranging from 4K through high school.
One-third is college professors, students, retired educators, librarians, gifted & talented educators, special education educators, ELL educators, and adults/technical educators.