Your Area's Council

Everyone’s welcome to join local reading councils and the North Carolina Reading Association.  Check the map and supporting details to find the closest local council. When you join a local council, you become a member of NCRA, automatically.

 

Belonging to the International Literacy Association requires separate application and payment.
Join ILA: www.reading.org

Benefits of Memberhip:

  • Annual Professional Development Conference with top literary experts

  • Opportunity to meet other pre-service and new teachers for literacy discussions

  • Opportunities to volunteer directly with the state organization

  • Yearly Young Author contest and celebration

  • CEUs for attendance at professional meetings

  • Affiliation with the International Literacy Association

  • NCRA website access to blogs, association updates, and newsletters

  • State and national award opportunities

  • Opportunity for committee work

  • Opportunity to present at state and local council events

Area One - Mountains
Area Director:  Ellen Pesko (ellen.pesko@gmail.com)
Blue Ridge Reading Council
Price Reading Council
Area Two - Piedmont Northwest
Area Director:  Angela Mayberry
Forsyth County Reading Association
Greater Greensboro Reading Council
Yadkin Valley Literacy Association
Rockingham County Reading Association 
Area Three - Piedmont Southwest
Area Director:  Barbara Falkenbury (barbgcra@gmail.com)
Charlotte Reading Association
Greater Cabarrus Reading Association
Area Four - Piedmont Northeast
Area Director:  Donna Jetton (djetton@wcpss.net)
Bull City
Moore County Reading Association
Lee County Reading Association
Raleigh-Wake Reading Council
Area Five - Piedmont Northeast
Area Directors:  Shane Fletcher (mfletcher@whiteville.k12.nc.us)
Columbus County Reading Council
Robeson Reading Association
Areas Six and Seven - Coast
Area Director:  Vicki Abbott-Stain (bassman1963@suddenlink.net)
Crystal Coast Reading Council
Twin Rivers Reading Council
Onslow Lejeune Reading Council
Tar River Reading Council
Duplin County Reading Association
New Hanover County Reading Association