Now Accepting CCIRA Conference 2019 Presentation Proposals!

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The CCIRA Conference on Literacy is one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region.
Each year, we host incredible speakers, authors, students, teachers, and vendors who remind us why literacy matters. Join us next year for the largest collaboration on literacy in the region!

Can't wait until the conference? Get an on-demand dose of inspiration from our new blog.

A Colorado Principal's Perspective

Looking for the Twitter handles from our #CCIRA18 invited speakers and authors? Here they are!

For over 50 years, CCIRA has inspired new teachers, veteran educators, and aspiring educators to reach for greatness and make their classrooms a blend of best practices, research, innovations, and inspiration for all students. ”

— Anne cook, 2017 Conference chair

- Worldwide -

Northern Mariana Islands

...just a few of the places our 2018 conference participants
travelled from!


At the CCIRA 2018 Conference, there were...


US states represented


total participants


International participants  

We Are...

A professional organization of educators and community members dedicated to the promotion and advancement of literacy. We are CCIRA.

Readers. Learners. Teachers. And everyone in between!

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Grants & Awards

We offer many grants and awards throughout the year. Nominate great educators on our Awards page. Apply for grants on our Grants page with our new online forms!


Get Involved

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