2018 North Carolina Reading Conference: Power Up Your Literate Mind!

March 18 – 20, 2018

Raleigh Convention Center

Conference Hotel: downtown Raleigh Marriott

Don’t miss this year’s conference! Hear speakers like Kelly Gallagher, Jan Richardson, Linda Hoyt, Eric Litwin, Fred Bowen, Robert Beatty, John Claude Bemis, Kelly Starling Lyons, many other NC authors, and much, much more! Earn up to 2 reading CEUs!

Registration information coming soon!

Submit your conference proposal now! The deadline for submitting a conference proposal has been extended to October 30, 2017!

Sign up here to be a 2018 conference exhibitor!

Inspire a love of reading!

Support programs and projects of the N.C. Reading Association and its local councils. Read UPDATE: NEWS BLOG to find out about recent activities. Members, contribute by sending information to Jean House.

READING CORPS deals with reading-related research and practices. Submit articles for posting on the blog to Anita Stack.

Join us:

For any organization to thrive, new membership is critical.  By growing our numbers, the North Carolina Reading Association is able to engage more of our fellow educators and do a better job promoting literacy throughout the state.  While most of our members are educators from public or private schools, we count university faculty and students as members also.  READ MORE




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