Professional Development and Teacher Workshops

$40 Annual Membership

We invite you to join the Ventura County Reading Association. VCRA is associated with the California Reading Association and your membership dues pay for a 1-year membership in both organizations.
Through memberships and the generous support of our community and members, the Ventura County Reading Association is pleased to bring professional development opportunities and literacy events to all educators and families in Ventura County and the surrounding area.

$35 STUDENT Membership

VCRA offers students currently enrolled in a teaching credential program a special discount on membership to help support them in their development as future educators in our community.

Benefits to Members

Benefits of membership include professional growth opportunities, workshops, literacy events, and receipt California Reading Association's professional peer-reviewed journal The California Reader.

You will also have an opportunity to participate in the annual Young Authors Faire and Literacy Celebration. 

Network with experienced teachers from all types of schools and learning environments in and around Ventura County, participate in professional development, showcase student writing and creativity and hear from amazing published authors every year. 

As a member of VCRA, you also have access to exclusive "MEMBERS-ONLY RESOURCES" such as presentation materials and resources from workshops and professional development events.

Members are also eligible to apply for annual GRANT OPPORTUNITIES!
Fall Workshop

Winter Workshop

Membership Mixers

California Young Reader Medal Read and Vote - Public Library Events

Young Author's Faire and Literacy Celebration

Celebrate Literacy Awards Banquet
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