VSRA advocates for:

Children | Families | Diversity in literature

Access of information for all children

Action oriented literacy-based community service at the local, state, national and international levels

Why YOU Should Join VSRA

Professional Organization

  • Membership in a professional organization that advocates for literacy education

  • Automatic membership in a Local Chapter

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Access to a network of resources

  • Opportunity to attend the Virginia State Reading Conference

  • Social networking opportunities-Facebook, Twitter

  • Members Only portal on website with access to resources, research

  • Work with others who share your passion for promoting literacy

  • Email updates; hard copy of the Reading in Virginia journal

Members are Eligible for:

  • Reduced registration fee for VSRA Conference

  • VSRA Administrators in Reading-$175

  • VSRA Adult-Intergenerational Award-$125

  • VSRA Carmelita Williams Graduate Scholarship-$2500

  • VSRA Community Service Award-$600

  • VSRA International Scholarship-Two scholarships $225 each

  • VSRA James D. Mullins Leadership Award (Administrator)

  • VSRA Ofie T. Rubin Reading Teacher of the Year-$1000

  • VSRA Teachers as Readers Grant-$500

  • VSRA Teacher Researchers Grant

  • VSRA Technology and Reading Award

  • VSRA Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarships-2 undergraduate and two graduate $500 each

  • VSRA Young Writers Grant- $700


A new membership renewal/sign up page will be available in August