New York State Reading Association

Upcoming events

    • 15 Sep 2021
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    • 20 Sep 2021
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    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than Sept. 20, 2021.

    • 24 Sep 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • 25 Sep 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD

    The Executive Board and the Board will meet on Friday night. The full  Assembly of Delegates Meeting will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25.   Location TBD 


    • 1 Oct 2021
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    Any council that doesn't receive a bill from the treasurer, can contact Larry Kline at kliner@roadrunner.com.

    • 12 Oct 2021
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    • 17 Oct 2021
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    • Online

    Amidst ongoing concerns regarding the safety of large gatherings, the International Literacy Association(ILA) 2021 Conference, set to take place October 12- 17, 2021 in Indianapolis, IN, has been canceled. Instead, ILA is expanding its slate of virtual  learning options for 2021 and will continue to evolve its model of professional development delivered on digital platforms.

    • 15 Oct 2021
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    • 20 Oct 2021
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    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than Oct 20, 2021.

    • 1 Nov 2021
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    For any local membership collected and paid to the local council, membership should be updated on website and a list of those added members should be sent to the Membership Chair. Bills will be sent out by the Treasurer.

    • 1 Nov 2021
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    • 15 Nov 2021
    • (EST)

    IRS form 990-N completed and filed (unless your filing date is April 15 and you follow a calendar year cycle)


    • 10 Nov 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • 12 Nov 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Hyatt Regency, Rochester, NY
    • 246
    Register

    This year's conference is focused on literacy teaching and learning (PreK-12) while acknowledging a need to address issues of using modern technologies, social justice and cultural literacy.

    Package A - Full Conference Package

    Includes: Wednesday Evening to Friday Afternoon Professional Development, Lunch on Thursday AND Friday.

    Early Bird Registration - Completed online or postmarked BY 9.30.21

    $160 Member

    $235 Non-Member

    Regular Registration - Completed online or postmarked AFTER 9.30.21

    $185 Member or School Group (3-9 registered together)

    $260 Non-Member

    $75 Full Time Student

    Package B - Single Day Conference Package

    Select Thursday or Friday. Includes: Thursday OR Friday Professional Development, and Lunch on the appropriate day.

    $135 Member or School Group (3-9 registered together)

    $210 Non-Member

    $50 Full Time Student

    Package C - Virtual Conference Package

    Pre-selected sessions from both full days of the conference will be included in this package.  Which sessions to be included is yet to be determined. (Click here to register to attend virtually)

    $135 Member or School Group (3-9 registered together)

    $210 Non-Member

    $50 Full Time Student

    A La Carte Items

    $35 Charlotte Awards Breakfast

    $55 Thursday Night Banquet

    An invoice will be created when you make your registration selections. If paying via purchase order, please submit a PDF copy of the purchase order to treasurer@nysreading.org as soon as possible. Any group needing a invoice for 3 to 9 registering together please email the NYSRA treasurer for a copy of a group invoice. 

    If registering as a member, be sure to log in first.  Your membership status must be active to register as a NYSRA member.  If you have a question about your membership status please contact your local membership chair.  Additionally, you can email membership@nysreading.org.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you plan to stay at the Hyatt Regency you must also register at the hotel.  Please use the group code G-NYR2 which will secure you the rate of $149 per night, plus tax. Call (585) 546-1234 or go online to www.hyatt.com/rochester.

    NYSRA Conference volunteers do not need to register as room assignments and a group registration will be handled by the committee.

    Questions about the conference? Contact NYSRA's Conference Chair at nysraconference@gmail.com.

    • 15 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • 20 Nov 2021
    • (EST)

    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than Nov.20, 2021.

    • 15 Jan 2022
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    • 20 Jan 2022
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    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than Jan. 20, 2022.

    • 15 Jan 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)
    • online
    Registration is closed

    The NYSRA Board of Directors will be meeting online. An agenda will be forthcoming from the President. Please make sure that you register so we know who will be online for this meeting.

    • 1 Feb 2022
    • (EST)

    NYSRA Membership bills will be sent out to local councils. Please submit your membership dues for those that are not paid through this website with a list of all members. If you have not paid your Local Council  or Insurance Fees please submit these at this time.  Any membership dues collected by NYSRA through this site and due to the local council will be sent.

    • 15 Feb 2022
    • (EST)
    • 20 Feb 2022
    • (EST)

    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than Feb. 20, 2022.

    • 15 Mar 2022
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    • 20 Mar 2022
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    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than March 20, 2022.

    • 18 Mar 2022
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • 19 Mar 2022
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Doubletree Inn,Syracuse, NY


    The Executive Board will meet and then the full Board.  The Assembly of Delegates Meeting  will start at 10 am.  All NYSRA members are welcome to attend the AOD meeting. Please email president@nysreading.org.

    • 15 Apr 2022
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    • 20 Apr 2022
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    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than April 20, 2022.

    • 30 Apr 2022
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    NYSRA awards and grants requirements can be found on the Awards and Grants page of this website.

    • 15 May 2022
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    • 20 May 2022
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    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than May 20, 2022.

    • 31 May 2022
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    Local Councils need to submit their Local Council Reports to the NYSRA Council Coordinator by May 31st.

    • 15 Jun 2022
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    • 20 Jun 2022
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    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com no later than June 20, 2022. This is the last issue before the break for summer.

    • 15 Jun 2022
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    • 20 Jun 2022
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    NYSRA Expense vouchers are due to Mary Miller at Treasurer@nysreading.org.

Past events

3 Jun 2021 Teachers As Readers
1 Jun 2021 Expense Vouchers Due
31 May 2021 NYSRA Local Council Reports Due
18 May 2021 Beyond Booklists and Black Squares: Advancing Equity & Anti-racism in Literacy Education
15 May 2021 ReAD Articles Due
6 May 2021 Donna Scanlon, Ph .D presents An Expansion on the Science of Reading
30 Apr 2021 NYSRA Awards and Grants Applications Due
22 Apr 2021 Visualization of Thought: Children's Drawings and Their Influence on Literacy Development
20 Apr 2021 NYSRA Virtual Poster Session: Presenters
20 Apr 2021 NYSRA Virtual Poster Session
15 Apr 2021 ReAD Articles Due
13 Apr 2021 Making Remote Learning Matter: Engaging Our Students and Building Their Digital Literacies
7 Apr 2021 A News Media Literacy Presentation
25 Mar 2021 Fan-based Literacies as Playful & Powerful Pedagogy with Dr. Jayne Lammers
25 Mar 2021 Math Storytelling:Using Stories to Develop Mathematical Habits of Mind
24 Mar 2021 Virtual Pre-Service Mentor Event
24 Mar 2021 Creating an Engaging Classroom
24 Mar 2021 Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Accerleration: New Connections
22 Mar 2021 Author Visit- Barbara Brown Gathers- The Secrets of Hattie Brown
20 Mar 2021 NYSRA BOD/AOD Meeting
19 Mar 2021 Teachers As Readers
18 Mar 2021 Teaching Tolerance with Text
15 Mar 2021 ReAD Articles Due
13 Mar 2021 Literacy Strategies for Virtual Instruction
6 Mar 2021 CNY Reading Council Spring Conference
3 Mar 2021 Historical fiction and nonfiction for young readers – finding the truth in both forms.
27 Feb 2021 Charlotte Award Voting
25 Feb 2021 We are ALL Teachers of Media Literacy
25 Feb 2021 Charlotte Awards: An Opportunity to Learn and to Think About Participation
15 Feb 2021 ReAD Articles Due
6 Feb 2021 RALC presents Live Local Literacy
1 Feb 2021 Membership Bills Sent
26 Jan 2021 ONWARD: Cultivating Resilience for Educators Ch. 4
23 Jan 2021 NYSRA Board of Directors Digital Meeting
21 Jan 2021 ZigZag Vocabulary
15 Jan 2021 CNY Reading Council Virtual Literary Trivia Night
15 Jan 2021 Language and Literacy Spectrum Articles Due
14 Jan 2021 Restorative Literacy: Teaching and Learning at the Interscetion of Equity, Justice, Time and Literacy with Dr. Jevon Hunter
11 Jan 2021 Teachers As Readers
15 Dec 2020 ReAD Articles Due
8 Dec 2020 An Evening with Zoi Philippakos
1 Dec 2020 2021 Charlotte Award Books
15 Nov 2020 ReAD Articles Due
13 Nov 2020 An Evening with Cornelius Minor
4 Nov 2020 Teachers As Readers
1 Nov 2020 Membership List and Dues Billed
1 Nov 2020 IRS 990 Due
23 Oct 2020 NYSRA BOD & AOD Meetings
15 Oct 2020 An Evening with Donna Scanlon
15 Oct 2020 ReAD Articles Due
7 Oct 2020 Teachers as Readers
4 Oct 2020 Central New York Reading Council's Fall Into Books
1 Oct 2020 Council Fees and Insurance Fee Billed
15 Sep 2020 ReAD Articles Due
1 Aug 2020 Awards and Grants Due
1 Jun 2020 Expense Vouchers Due
31 May 2020 NYSRA Local Council Reports Due
15 May 2020 ReAD Articles Due

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The New York State Reading Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

Mail to: P.O. Box 874, Albany, NY 12201-0874

Contact Us via email at admin@nysreading.org


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