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Literacy Worldwide - The International Literacy Association

Standards 2017

These updated standards set forth the criteria for developing and evaluating preparation programs for literacy professionals.

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The ability to READ, WRITE, and COMMUNICATE connects people and empowers them to achieve things they never thought possible.

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Beyond Numbers-Driven Data
Beyond Numbers-Driven Data

Learn how data should be used to enhance student learning and inform instructional decision making.

ILA 2019 Call for Proposals
ILA 2019 Call for Proposals

We are now accepting ILA 2019 session proposals. Review the Proposal Submission Guidelines, and submit a proposal today!

Support Children's #RightsToRead
Support Children's #RightsToRead

Pledge to be an advocate for every child, everywhere.

ILA Updates

Read about the inner workings of the International Literacy Association—including Board minutes, committee and task force news, special project announcements, and more—on the ILA Updates page.

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