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