The Wisconsin State Reading Association provides leadership, advocacy, and professional learning for the implementation of effective literacy practices, recognizing the complex nature of literacy and engaging students to apply their literacies in meaningful ways in a changing world.

WSRA Goals


Provide leadership in addressing issues and trends in reading and language arts to inform educators, families, and community.


Develop and strengthen an active and diverse membership.


Create partnerships that foster literacy in the home, school, community, and workplace.

•Professional Development

Encourage professional growth opportunities for families, educators, administrators, and community members.


Promote and disseminate research findings that will strengthen and support the best practices for instruction in the communication arts.

Welcome to the Wisconsin State Reading Association!

Expertise matters.  ~ Literacy is a complex process that requires a comprehensive approach. ~ Research grounds us.  ~  Mindset shifts. ~


 Learn with us!  

WSRA Introduces a New Monograph

 WSRA - Response to Intervention AT THE CROSSROADS

Click here to download the PDF for ordering


Click here for important  Legislative Updates  (updated 3/7/14)


Click to read the English Language Arts  Common Core State Standards 


Cardinal Stritch and WSRA



Shift Happens: Responsive Assessment & Instruction


Registration Deadline: May 31st


Click here for brochure and registration material.


WSRA Summer Institute

Thursday, July 17, 2014

High Impact Instruction: A Framework for Great Teaching 

Featuring:  Jim Knight

Click here for the brochure.

Click here to register.


Excellent Gift for New Parents or Parents with Young Children

Give your child the start they need! Read to them! Watch this video clip to see why this would be a great DVD to purchase for new parents, to give away at conferences, for baby showers, and much more!

If you are interested in ordering The Power of Reading to Your Child DVD click here for a PDF order form.

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