LRA Leadership Opportunities

The purpose of this survey is to identify yourself as an LRA member who is interested in volunteering for service to LRA. There are many opportunities to participate in LRA. Each opportunity is briefly described in the survey, followed by questions regarding your interest. At the end of the survey, respondents will be asked to describe their qualifications for the position(s) they have selected and upload a CV. The Committee Chair will be consulted on decisions regarding committee appointments.

 

Open Positions:

Board of Directors:
Vice President (1 position) - New term would begin December 2, 2022
Director – (3 positions) - New term would begin December 2, 2022
Secretary - (1 position) - New term would begin December 3, 2021 (immediately)
History (1 position) - New term would begin December 3, 2021 (immediately)

Terms ending 2021 (New term would begin December 3, 2021):

Awards Committees
Albert Kingston Award  (2 positions – 2 committee members)
Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy  (2 positions – 1 chair and 1 committee member)
Brian Street Award  (3 positions – 1 chair and 2 committee members)
Distinguished Scholar Lifetime Achievement Award  (1 positions - 1 committee member)
Early Career Achievement Award  (3 positions –  1 chair and 2 committee members)
Edward B. Fry Book Award  (3 positions – 3 committee members)
J. Michael Parker Award  (2 positions - 2 committee members)
Oscar S. Causey Award  (0 positions)
P. David Pearson Scholarly Influence Award  (3 committee members)
Student Outstanding Research Award  (5 positions - 1 chair and 3 committee members)
 
Innovative Community Groups
Doctoral Student ICG (Assistant Co-Chair, Historian (1 - 3 positions), Newsletter Editing Team (3 positions), Newsletter Writers (Multiple Openings), Membership Secretary, Conference Coordinator, Treasurer, Technology Committee (2 positions))
Formative Experiments and Design-based Research ICG (1 chair and 7 member positions)
History ICG (2 positions, co-chairs)
International ICG (2 positions, co-chairs)
Multilingual/Transcultural Literacies ICG (2 positions, co-chairs)
Reading Clinic/Literacy Labs ICG (1 position, chair)
 
Standing Committees
Ethics Committee (3 positions – committee members)
ERM Committee (3 positions – 1 chair and 2 committee members)
Field Council (0 positions)
Gender and Sexualities Committee (5 positions - 1 chair and 4 committee members)
Handbook of Reading Research Committee  (2 positions - committee members)
Policy and Legislative Committee (2 positions – committee members)
Publications Committee (2 positions – committee members)
Research Committee (2 positions – committee members)
Technology Committee (3 positions – 1 chair and 2 committee members)

Area Chairs
Area 1: Pre-service Teacher Education in Literacy (1 position)
Area 2: In-Service Teacher Education/Professional Development in Literacy (0 positions)
Area 3: Literacy Instruction and Literacy Learning (1 position)
Area 4: Literacy Assessment, Evaluation, and Public Policy (0 positions)
Area 5: Early and Elementary Literacy Processes (1 position)
Area 6: Adolescent, College and Adult Literacy Processes (1 position)
Area 7: Social, Cultural, and Political Issues of Literacy Practices in and Out of School (1 position)
Area 8: Literacy Learning and Practice in Multilingual and Multicultural Settings (1 position)
Area 9: Text Analysis/Children's, Young Adult, and Adult Literature (0 positions)
Area 10: Literacy Technology and Media (0 positions)
Area 11: Research Theory, Methods, and Practice (1 position)
Area 12: International Research on Literacy Teaching and Learning (0 positions)
Area 13: Study Groups (0 positions)
Area 14: Other Topics (1 position)