Get Involved

Thank you for wanting to get involved and do all you can to help advance literacy. We appreciate your interest, admire your enthusiasm, and applaud your desire to improve the lives of others and give back to your community (and the world at large).

Let's get started! Here are multiple ways to help ILA continue to connect research and practice to improve the quality of literacy learning across the globe:

Join ILA
Join ILA

Become a member and join our vibrant group of literacy professionals across 128 countries.

Volunteer with our network
Join our Network

The ILA Network includes state chapters, global affiliates, special interest groups, and Alpha Upsilon Alpha Honor Society chapters.

Donate to ILA
Donate to ILA

Show your solidarity and support the work of the organization.

Become an Author
Write and Review for ILA

Share your classroom teaching tips, research studies, inspiring stories, and more in ILA's journals or member magazine.

Awards & Recognition

ILA’s numerous recognition opportunities serve a wide variety of professionals and programs, from emerging leaders to renowned scholars of the field, individual classroom teachers to entire teacher preparation programs.

Become a Reviewer
Volunteer and Lead

ILA offers many opportunities to volunteer and help guide the work of the organization, including service on the Board, a committee, the awards and grants program, and more.