Update: November 2020
Join us for the 2021 Annual Conference, which will be held virtually this year March 12, 13, and 14.
If you would like to submit a proposal to speak at the conference – either a live session or a pre-recorded session – please follow the link below to visit the conference page.
Proposals are due December 15, 2020.
We look forward to having you join us online this year!
The Michigan Reading Association has set aside funds to support Michigan literacy events, activities, and projects. Each annual grant award may range from $50 to $500. Organizations may apply for more than one grant but all applications may not be awarded money. Due to limited funds, some grants may not receive full funding.
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.