Membership in OSLA
What are the Benefits of Membership?
The Oregon State Literacy Association is an affiliate of the International Literacy Association and a professional non-profit organization dedicated to people who are interested in all forms of literacy and the promotion of lifetime literacy.
Benefits of membership include:
OSLA State Literacy Conference – Receive discounted registration fees and early bird notification on professional learning events featuring national literacy experts, authors, and small group presentations offering practical classroom strategies
Teachers As Readers Book Groups - Local council sponsored book clubs that focus on literacy topics
Literacy Grants – OSLA provides $250 and $500 grants for classroom literacy projects
Patricia Gallagher Children’s Choice Picture Book Award –Students vote for their favorite title from five nominees. Book sets available through local councils to loan to members.
The ORacle Newsletter – Online publication featuring articles on literacy topics and information on state and local council activities.
Networking - Opportunities to network with other literacy professionals
Literacy Blasts - Bimonthly e-mail blast containing opportunities for professional development or community service
Literacy Community Service - Opportunities to support and participate in literacy community service projects
OSLA Local Councils grow literacy in their communities
Members-At-Large Council – educators in other areas