Annual Conference 2021

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!

MRA Announces 2020-21 Grants

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.

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Powerful Partnerships

Creating partnerships with other state organizations

Collective Action

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

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Since 1956

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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.