Professional Organizations

Virginia State Reading Association

VSRA is a professional organization of educators and interested individuals actively engaged in the development of literacy throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The mission of the Virginia State Reading Association is to lead in the promotion of literacy through collaboration, advocacy and professional development and to further the mission and goals of the International Reading Association.

International Literacy Association

The mission of the International Literacy Association is to promote reading by continuously advancing the quality of literacy instruction and research worldwide.

Since 1956, ILA has been a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy. More than 53,000 members strong, the Association supports literacy professionals through a wide range of resources, advocacy efforts, volunteerism, and professional development activities. Our members promote high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction; disseminating research and information about reading; and encouraging the lifetime reading habit.

National Council of Teachers of English

Through collaboration and community, shared stories and shared experiences, NCTE supports teachers and their students in classrooms, on college campuses, and in online learning environments.

For more than 100 years, NCTE has worked with its members to offer journals, publications, and resources; to further the voice and expertise of educators as advocates for their students at the local and federal levels; and to share lesson ideas, research, and teaching strategies through its Annual Convention and other professional learning events.