Consider submitting an article for publication in our 2018 Primer Calendar- Literacy Strong: Reaching All Readers. Topics may include, but are not limited to cultural literacy, visual literacy, critical literacy, disciplinary literacy and other facets of reading and language arts.
Articles may be submitted to: Jo Ann Thompson.
MRA is hosting its 49th Annual Conference: Literacy Ignited! Monday and Tuesday, April 9 and 10, 2018, at the Boston Marriott Quincy in Quincy, Massachusetts. We encourage topics that address the various people and organizations who influence students’ literacy development from preschool through high school. The goal of this conference is to celebrate Read More
It was a huge success, and while the memories are fresh in your mind, it would be great if you would take a few minutes to complete the 2017 Conference Evaluation you received by email. We read all of your responses and use that information to plan the following year’s conference.
Even though the conference is over, you can still extend your learning. You can download presenter materials from the MRA website or continue to access them on the mobile app. Read More
Attendees can check-in and pick up conference materials at the Registration Area between 7:30 and 11:00 AM on Thursday and Friday.
Some presenters have made their handouts available in advance of the conference. You can access them from the MRA Conference app or on the MRA website here: HANDOUTS. Additional handouts may be posted after the conference. Read More
We are excited to announce this new feature for the 2017 MRA Conference. In the app, you will find the complete conference schedule, information about speakers and their handouts, authors, exhibitors, and more. You will also be able to connect with other attendees. An email with directions for downloading and using the Mobile App will be coming soon.
Every year at the annual conference, we celebrate and honor MRA award winners from across the state for their commitment to literacy education. Please join us in congratulating these dedicated educators:
The MRA Conference is a wonderful time to gather with colleagues to learn together and share our love of literacy. We get inspired from the keynote speakers. We learn about new ideas and strategies during the conference sessions. And we share in our professional community during special events. As you plan your conference activities, we hope you will include some of these special events: Read More
Please consider submitting an article for publication in the Primer. The next Primer journal issue will be on the theme: Disciplinary Literacy. The manuscript submission deadline is EXTENDED to March 28, 2017. Submit a manuscript to Jo Ann Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Primer welcomes original contributions on all facets of reading, language arts, and literacy education. Guidelines are as follows:
Each manuscript should include a cover sheet containing (a) the manuscript title, (b) the author’s name, affiliation, position, preferred mailing address, email address, telephone number(s), and fax number. No identifying information should appear elsewhere in the manuscript.
Now that winter vacation is over, it’s time to register for the MRA Conference. Friday, March 3rd is the last chance to take advantage of conference discounts! The new feature of signing up for sessions when you register has been very popular. You will want to register soon to reserve your seat in the sessions you most want to see. After you register for the conference, don’t forget to reserve your hotel room. There are still some hotel rooms available.
Tickets for the Bus to Boston will be available until March 14th. The bus will leave the Marriott at 7PM and drop off riders at Quincy Market, giving you easy access to the North End, the Waterfront, the Seaport, T.D. Garden, and the T. Wouldn’t it be fun to spend the night in the city? Even if you’ve already registered for the conference, you can register for the Bus to Boston separately. Read More