Save the Date: June 22nd at 9:00am

The Iowa Reading Association

Our virtual Iowa Reading Association Leadership Training

The leadership workshop is a chance to help our local council officers be informed about our state association. Our goal is to support the officers of our local reading councils anyway we can.

Zoom Meeting:

Monday, June 22nd, 9am-12pm

This is an online event.

Please join our zoom at 9:00am

Meeting ID: 958 013 4991
Password: Swanson

RSVPs are enabled for this event.



Speakers Suggestions for council meetings

Treasurer's form:

Iowa Reading Council Template for Yearly Financial

Membership forms:


Dues forms

Merit Council form:

Iowa Merit Council

2020-2021 Iowa Merit Council Checklist

Creative Writing updates:


Creative Writing Chairperson

Creative Writing Guidelines

2021 Conference Video

Click here

Online Book Study 2020-21

Teaching Writing by Lucy Calkins

Bylaws, Policies, and Procedures Handbook


Our four annual awards are:

Iowa Reading Teacher of the Year

Iowa Reading Administrator of the Year

Iowa Service Award

Celebrate Literacy

Click here for the forms you need. It is also on our website.

Local Council Grant

Grow a Local Council

Local Council Grant

Local Council Grant will be awarded to any councils with at least two representatives in attendance! Don't throw away $125! Come to our zoom and bring two representatives from your council!

2021 Reading Conference: Adventure Awaits Just Turn the Page!

Thursday, June 17th 2021 at 8am to Friday, June 18th 2021 at 4pm

1805 Center Drive

Ames, IA

Check out Dani and Laurie's video of all the great keynotes that will be there next summer! Remember we have a new date for the conference: June 17th-18th, 2021.

Click here for the video