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Mission Statement

The Northeast Louisiana Reading Council seeks to promote high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction through studying the reading process and teaching techniques; serving as a clearinghouse for the dissemination of reading research through conferences, journals, and other publications; and actively encouraging the lifetime reading habit.

GOALS
The Council is guided by five goals:

     GOAL 1: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
     Enhance and improve professional development of reading educators worldwide.
    
     GOAL 2: ADVOCACY
     Provide leadership in support of research, policy, and practice that improves reading instruction and supports the best interests of all learners and reading professionals.

     GOAL 3: PARTNERSHIPS
     Establish and strengthen national and international alliances with a wide range of organizations, including governmental, nongovernmental, and community agencies, businesses, and industries.

     GOAL 4: RESEARCH
     Encourage and support research at all levels of reading and language arts education to promote informed decision making by reading professionals, policy makers, and the public.

     GOAL 5: GLOBAL LITERACY DEVELOPMENT
     Identify, focus, and provide leadership on significant literacy issues.
    


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