Our Approach

Our History

Founded in 1956, the Michigan Reading Association is committed to empowering all Michigan students and educators through literacy.

Our Story

Meet Our Staff


Charissa Elmer

Executive Assistant

Charissa Elmer is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a graduate of Davenport University. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.

Colby Sharp

Colby Sharp

MRA President, 2020-21

Theresa Hasenauer is the current MRA President. She is the School Improvement Consultant at Macomb ISD.

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