The Wisconsin State Reading Association Membership

Join or Renew for $39 for a WSRA Membership
Join or Renew for $10 for a Full-time Undergraduate Student WSRA Membership

WSRA members receive a handy membership renewal notification via email that comes with a convenient link that lands on the renewal online form.  Membership renewal has a 30-day "grace period" within which members may renew.  Membership expires at the end of the 30-day grace period. If your membership has not yet reached the end of the 30-day grace period, please click here to renew your membership.  Local council members:  Please contact your council's Membership Director to obtain the discount code. 

Click here to download a PDF of WSRA's membership application/renewal form. Please note WSRA has a change of address.


In compliance with state law, WSRA members may contact WSRA to read archived minutes. Contact: [email protected] with the month and year of the minutes desired. 

WSRA member benefits:

  • WSRA Update, WSRA’s report of upcoming events, special projects, and association, legislative, and/or DPI news.
  • WSRA Journals, which address current topics and present education strategies for classroom instruction in English Language Arts.
  • Free access to the archived webinar recordings.
  • Reduced rates for WSRA conferences and institutes.

WSRA members:

  • May join one of WSRA’s committees through which our goals are accomplished. The WSRA Leadership team is composed of Local Reading Council Officers, WSRA Committees, and the Board of Directors. 
  • Stay current with trends in the field
  • Grow professionally
  • Gain new insights into reading instruction
  • Meet new colleagues who share similar interests and concerns.
    WSRA's Mission Statement

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 Beliefs:

Expertise Matters!
Research Grounds Us!
Literacy is a complex process requiring a comprehensive approach and a mindset shift.

WSRA’s Goals:

  • Advocacy:  Develop tools, strategies, and interest to motivate WSRA members to engage in advocacy efforts to improve research, policy and practices for literacy programs that best serve students, families, and educators.
  • Communication: Provide leadership in addressing issues and trends in reading and communication arts to inform educators, administrators, families, and community members.
  • Membership: Develop and strengthen an active and diverse membership.
  • Partnership: 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.
  • Research: Promote and disseminate research findings that will strengthen and support the best practices for instruction in the communication arts.