Welcome  to  the

Tennessee  reading  association


Welcome to TRA! Enjoy our site.

2016 TRA Conference: December 4-6        Scheduled to appear:

For Conference Proposal Registration click HERE.

Call for Proposals Deadline extended to: August 28, 2016

 If you have any questions about the submission process you may contact the TRA Proposal Coordinator Mary Truka at traproposals2016@gmail.com

Conference program coming soon.

Visit the Community Service page for details about this year's Community Service Grants-- apply now!!

Want to become a TRA member? Contact Karen Carpenter here.

Are you interested in getting involved but not sure how? Visit our Committee pages link above.

Don't forget to stay up-to-date on events and news through our publications. Choose a page to visit: TRA Newsletters and TRA Journal editions.


Judith Schachner


Skippyjon Jones

Dr. David


(growth mindset)

Dr. William Teale

(early childhood expert)

Candice McQueen

TN Commissioner

of Education

Gerry Brooks


Dr. Tim Shanahan

2007 inductee to the

Reading Hall of Fame

Debbie Dadey

Co-author of the

Bailey Street series

Cathy Ganske

Professor at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

Kristin Tubb

Children’s Author