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Iowa Reading Association


The mission of the Iowa Reading Association, an interactive group of individuals interested in reading, is to promote literacy through leadership and educational programming.

2019 Iowa Reading Association

June 25-26, 2019

Iowa State Center: Scheman Building

Iowa State University | Ames, Iowa

2019 Online Payment Registration
You must still complete the Conference Registration Form below.
(A transaction fee will be assessed for online registration.)

Log in to your Sched account (or create one now) to view the 2019 Reading Rockstars Conference schedule!
If you ordered a conference tee, it will be available for pick up at the conference. If you missed out on ordering, we will have a very limited number of tees to sell at the conference in sizes S, M, and L for $14. These will be first come, first served.
2019 Conference Registration Form
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2019 Conference Flyer
2019 Conference Program Proposal Form
2019 Conference Exhibitor/Vendor Letter
2019 Conference Exhibitor/Vendor Registration Form
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2019 Conference Exhibitor/Vendor Program Ad Request
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Scheman Building Floor Plan
2019 Conference Program Booklet
2019 Conference at a Glance
2019 Conference Schedule

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This PowerPoint was created by the Iowa Reading Association's International Project Chairperson, Kelly Neumann.
For additional details on this international project contact Kelly at

Additional information on "OneSky" is found at this site:

Purposes of the Iowa Reading Association

* Serve as a professional organization concerned about reading;

* Stimulated and promote the study of reading at all educational levels;

* Disseminate information of investigations and practices;

* Maintain an awareness of the impact of reading;

* Advise and monitor teacher-training programs;

* Promote mutual understanding and cooperation among educators; and

* Promote a level of reading proficiency among all people that is commensurate

with each individual’s unique capacity.


* Sponsor an annual leadership workshop for local council leaders to encourage

active local participation

* Provide professional development opportunities for state leaders

* Help local councils develop alternative models for programming

* Foster communication and the dissemination of information through emerging


* Continue to network with other professional entities

Educational Programming

* Disseminate information concerning legislative issues and reading research,

theory, and practice through association publications and communications

* Continue International Reading Association affiliation

* Plan and implement a state conference


Do you know anyone on the current Iowa Reading Board? If so, you know that person as a fun, caring professional like yourself, but a few members have positions of expiring terms. You have the opportunity to join this group of leaders and fill those positions. It would be one of the most rewarding professional things of your career.

Any Comments/Questions

Email Clark Goltz, Executive Director of Iowa Reading Association

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