CARA membership is easy!
1. Join online through the IRC website. Be sure to indicate CARA
when choosing your local council.
2. By mail or fax, return this membership form with your preferred payment to:
Illinois Reading Council
203 Landmark Drive, Suite B, Normal, IL 61761
or by fax to (309) 454-3512
Benefits of Membership
Membership in Chicago Area Reading Association provides valuable opportunities for professional growth in literacy education:
- State Organization: Membership in CARA includes membership in the Illinois Reading Council
- Four quarterly newsletters and journals from IRC
- CARA-sponsored conferences and workshops throughout the year to promote literacy
- Networking: Meet and share information with other professionals who are interested in
promoting literacy in the Chicago area.
- CARA NEWS - Newsletter four times per year
- Discount rates on all CARA conferences and functions
- Opportunities for grants and scholarships to fund school and community literacy projects