Join us for the 65th Annual Conference March 12-14, 2021. Our conference event will be held virtually via the online platform Whova with Zoom as the video conferencing too.
Join fellow educators from across Michigan for a weekend of learning, collaborating, meet ups and inspiration from our powerful lineup of speakers as they share the Power of Story: Reading a Story, Writing a Story, Sharing Your Story!
As we look ahead to spring, the Michigan Reading Association is moving its annual conference online during the weekend of March 12 to 14, 2021. On Friday evening, at 7:00 PM EST, Jacqueline Woodson, a highly-honored writer of books for children and adolescents, launches the three-day virtual conference. In fact, Jacqueline Woodson was again awarded the Coretta Scott King Book Award on January 25, 2021 for her middle grade novel Before the Ever After.
Creating partnerships with other state organizations
Continuing to be the "go to" organization for educational issues regarding literacy
Supporting Professionals in their Growth
Providing ongoing, sustainable professional development to the educators in Michigan
Your Time to Make a Difference
The Michigan Reading Association is an organization of people who believe that literacy is the key to transferring people's lives. Chartered in 1956 by the International Reading (Literacy) Association, MRA has grown to be the leader in providing literacy resources to teachers, parents and universities.
Offering conferences, publications, awards, grants, and a network of professional educators across the state of Michigan, MRA is your organization.
Join us and make a difference in your classroom, community, and profession.