The mission of the Kansas Reading Association is to promote learning through quality literacy experiences for all.
Renew Your KRA Membership
The Kansas Reading Association 2014-2015 membership year is open. Please renew your membership ASAP. Your membership will be effective July 1, 2014 - July 30, 2015. We have extended the deadline to allow you continued access through October 15.
Please contact Diana Spriggs, KRA Membership Secretary, with any questions.
CLICK HERE to quickly register online. Please note that a $1.25 convenience fee will be added for online payment processing.
KRA Registration Via Mail:
If you would rather mail in your registration: download, print and complete the membership form (Adobe "Acrobat Reader" required).
Kansas READ Month
September is Kansas READ Month. CLICK HERE to download a READ Month Calendar. This year's theme is Counting on Literacy: Celebrate 50 Years with KRA. Check out these books, one to celebrate reading for each day of the month.
The Kansas Reading Association Annual Conference will be held at Emporia State University this fall on October 9-10, 2014. The theme for the conference is Peace, Love, and Literacy. Session proposals are due by Aug. 22nd at 5:00 p.m. Registration opens on August 8th. CLICK HERE for the session proposal form and more conference information.
2014-2015 Professional Book Study Announced
We are pleased to announce that the next Professional Book Study will be Ruth Culham's The Writing Thief: Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Craft of Writing.
2014-2015 Handbook Updated
CLICK HERE to view and print the entire Kansas Reading Association 2014-2015 Handbook. Listed below are some common useful links to the handbook content.
KRA Calendar of Events and Deadlines
KRA Officers: Executive Board, Local Council Presidents and Committee Chairs
KRA Past Leaders: List of Past Presidents, Past State Coordinators, Award Winners and Books for Book Studies
KRA Local Council Officers
KRA Committees: Committee Guidelines, Chair Responsibilities, Nomination Form, Standing Committees, and Special Representatives
KRA Publications: Information about deadlines and content for Kansas Journal of Reading, Sunflower Seeds, and KRA Newsletter
KRA Sunflower Merit Award
KRA Secretarial Services: Local Council Officer Change Report, Label Order Form, and Reimbursement Voucher
KRA Strategic Plan
You will also find the updated forms and items from the handook throughout the site.