About The International Reading Association

International Reading Association

 

About Us:

Since 1956, IRA has been a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy. More than 70,000 members strong, the Association supports literacy professionals through a wide range of resources, advocacy efforts, volunteerism, and professional development activities. Our members promote high levels of literacy for all by:

Improving the quality of reading instruction
Disseminating research and information about reading
Encouraging the lifetime reading habit

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