About OCRA

The Orange County Reading Association (OCRA) is a professional organization of teachers, administrators, reading specialists, paraprofessionals, and others interested in the teaching of reading and the improvement of literacy at all levels.

The Orange County Reading Association:

UNITES – Literacy professionals working for the welfare of children.

SHARES – New trends in literacy, research, and practice through social media and events.

SUPPORTS – Professional learning through workshops, conferences, publications and special projects.

CELEBRATES – Special contributions to literacy in our schools and communities.

ENGAGES – In state, national, and international activities sponsored by the California Reading Association and the International Literacy Association.

The Orange County Reading Association offers:

  • Concurrent membership to the California Reading Association
  • Affordable professional development opportunities
  • OCRA certification for professional development
  • California Reader subscription
  • Networking and leadership opportunities

We are a local council of the California Reading Association (CRA) and the International Literacy Association (ILA). We have achieved honor council status from ILA for over 30 consecutive years!

Become a member today!