The Orange County Reading Association (OCRA) is a professional organization of teachers, administrators, reading specialists, paraprofessionals, parents and others interested in the teaching of reading and the improvement of reading at all levels.
The Orange County Reading Association offers:
- The OCRA newsletter, “The Orange County Reader”
- Meetings and conferences
- Concurrent membership to the the California Reading Association
The Orange County Reading Association:
UNITES – teachers, other professionals and parents working for the welfare of children.
REPRESENTS – those working with students of all ages.
COORDINATES – activities related to the teaching and promotion of reading.
INFORMS – members of new trends in areas related to reading.
ENCOURAGES – progressive change through workshops, conferences, publications and special projects.
RECOGNIZES – educators throughout Orange County who have made special contributions to reading.
PARTICIPATES – in activities sponsored by the California Reading Association and the International Reading Association.