New York State Reading Association
The New York State Reading Association (NYSRA) is an all-inclusive volunteer organization of members who are passionate about literacy. We share and support efforts to improve literacy education for people of all ages on local, state and global levels. We are teachers, librarians, parents, students, writers, researchers and professors. We welcome anyone to join us either as an at-large member, or better yet, through one of our many local councils!
The New York State Reading Association recently submitted a letter to the New York State Education Department Board of Regents regarding the proposed amendments to Section 30-1.8 of the Rules of the Board of Regents and Sections 52.21, 80-1.2, 80-3.2, and 80-3.7 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education. The letter was submitted on behalf of all New York State Reading Association members and can be read below. You can also download a PDF of the document here.
New York State Reading Association local councils are permitted to submit one application per calendar year for up to $250. Please complete this application as accurately and completely as possible. Contact Keith Newvine at email@example.com with any questions.
The latest edition of the Language and Literacy Spectrum is now available! A link to the publication has been sent to all active members and it will be added to our members-only section on this website. Thank you to co-editors Keli Garas-York and Jennifer Reichenberg and all of the contributors for their work.
NYSRA was recently awarded with the International Literacy Association's Award of Excellence.
The following local councils were also recognized with ILA's Honor Award: