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Membership in OSLA


$35 Educators and Community Members

$20 Preservice & First 3 Years of Teaching

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:

  • Teachers As Readers Book Groups - Local council sponsored book clubs that focus on literacy topics

  • Literacy Grants – OSLA provides 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 – Online publication featuring articles on literacy topics and information on state and local council activities.

  • Lending Library – Access to current professional books and DVD’s focused on literacy

  • Conferences – Early bird notification on professional learning events featuring national literacy experts, authors, and small group presentations offering practical classroom strategies

  • 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