Membership Registration is now available online through our new account and system at Cvent.com! You will be able to edit all of your own information as well as check on your membership status at any time by just logging in! Plus, your membership will be good for a full year based on when you join – no longer will you only get a partial year for joining mid-year! You’ll also be able to conveniently sign up for events like the Annual Conference through Cvent.
Your yearly membership to the CRA is just $25!
Why become a member of the Connecticut Reading Association?
Here are just some of the many things we do:
- Our Annual State Conference with keynote speakers, authors/illustrators, exhibits by publishers, stimulate ideas and enthusiasm for promoting literacy.
- The CRA Newsletter CONNection is published three times a year featuring information on activities of local councils and related organizational events and articles of interest.
- Access to the CRA Journal (CRAJ), a members-only, peer-reviewed biannual journal (Currently in hiatus).
- Literacy Awards and Grants for exemplary reading, outstanding teacher educator, honor council, conference scholarship award, Nicholas Criscuolo Administrator, literacy awards, YARC, teaching grants, council grants.
- Regularly coordinate with the ILA (International Literacy Association) on international projects and programs
- Sponsor of Connecticut Loves to Read Day
- Liaison to Connecticut State Department
- Sponsor and support Parents and Reading