Welcome  to  the

Tennessee Reading Association

(soon to be Literacy Association of Tennessee)


View past copies of READING MATTERS and READING TEACHER here.

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Tennessee Reading Association

2017-18 TRA Board of Directors

Left to Right (standing): Michael Shoulders (Member at Large);  Cathy Moran (TRA Past President); Nancy Carter (Immediate Past President & Conference Co-Chair); Mary Truka (President); Karen Carpenter (Membership Director & Conference Co-Chair); Sandy Smith (Treasurer & Past TRA President); Susan Price (Secretary); Julie Stepp (President-Elect); Randall Kincaid (State Coordinator & Past TRA President); Betty Roe (Past TRA President); & Mike Roe (Past TRA President).

Left to Right (seated): Mary Pullen (West TN District Coordinator & Past TRA President); Deborah Setliff (East- Middle TN District Coordinator & Past TRA President); Kristen Trent (East TN District Coordinator & Past TRA President); Melanie Collins (West-Middle TN District Coordinator & Past TRA President).

Not pictured: Margaret Deitrich (Past TRA President) & Leann Taylor (Member at Large).

TRA’s Diversity Committee created a wiki with resources.


for resources to help immigrant families & educators. Also included is a list of selected resources for teachers who want to diversify their libraries.


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