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About the Council

The Northeast Louisiana Reading Council is a professional organization dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction, disseminating research and information about reading, and encouraging the lifetime reading habit. Our members include classroom teachers, reading specialists, consultants, administrators, supervisors, university faculty, researchers, psychologists, librarians, media specialists, and parents. With members and affiliates in 99 countries, our network extends to more than 300,000 people worldwide.

The Northeast Louisiana Reading Council serves its members with professional resources designed to further five goals:

Professional Development
to enhance professional development of reading educators worldwide

Advocacy
to support research, policy, and practice that improves reading instruction and promotes the best interests of all learners and reading professionals


Partnerships
to establish and strengthen national and international alliances with other organizations, including governmental, nongovernmental, and community agencies, businesses, and industries


Research
to encourage and support research that promotes informed decision making by reading professionals, policy makers, and the public


Global Literacy Development
to identify, focus, and provide leadership on significant literacy issues


For further information about the Council, browse through this section of our website by selecting pages from the menu on the left or contact one of the officers or membership directors.

For information about joining, visit the site's membership area.



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