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Open Positions:

Board of Directors

Vice President (1 position) – New term would begin December 2, 2022

Director (3 positions) – New term would begin December 2, 2022

Secretary (1 position) – New term would begin December 3, 2021 (immediately)

History (1 position) – New term would begin December 3, 2021 (immediately)

Awards Committees

Albert Kingston Award (2 positions – 2 committee members)

Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy (2 positions – 1 chair and 1 committee member)

Brian Street Award (3 positions – 1 chair and 2 committee members)

Distinguished Scholar Lifetime Achievement Award (1 positions – 1 committee member)
Early Career Achievement Award (3 positions – 1 chair and 2 committee members)
Edward B. Fry Book Award (3 positions – 3 committee members)
J. Michael Parker Award (2 positions – 2 committee members)
Oscar S. Causey Award (0 positions)
P. David Pearson Scholarly Influence Award (3 committee members)
Student Outstanding Research Award (5 positions – 1 chair and 3 committee members)

Innovative Community Groups

Doctoral Student ICG (Assistant Co-Chair, Historian (1 – 3 positions)
Newsletter Editing Team (3 positions)
Newsletter Writers (Multiple Openings)
Membership Secretary, Conference Coordinator, Treasurer, Technology Committee (2 positions)
Formative Experiments and Design-based Research ICG (1 chair and 7 member positions)
History ICG (2 positions, co-chairs)
International ICG (2 positions, co-chairs)
Multilingual/Transcultural Literacies ICG (2 positions, co-chairs)
Reading Clinic/Literacy Labs ICG (1 position, chair)

Standing Committees

Ethics Committee (3 positions – committee members)
ERM Committee (3 positions – 1 chair and 2 committee members)
Field Council (0 positions)
Gender and Sexualities Committee (5 positions – 1 chair and 4 committee members)
Handbook of Reading Research Committee (2 positions – committee members)
Policy and Legislative Committee (2 positions – committee members)
Publications Committee (2 positions – committee members)
Research Committee (2 positions – committee members)
Technology Committee (3 positions – 1 chair and 2 committee members)

Area Chairs

Area 1: Pre-service Teacher Education in Literacy (1 position)
Area 2: In-Service Teacher Education/Professional Development in Literacy (0 positions)
Area 3: Literacy Instruction and Literacy Learning (1 position)
Area 4: Literacy Assessment, Evaluation, and Public Policy (0 positions)
Area 5: Early and Elementary Literacy Processes (1 position)
Area 6: Adolescent, College and Adult Literacy Processes (1 position)
Area 7: Social, Cultural, and Political Issues of Literacy Practices in and Out of School (1 position)
Area 8: Literacy Learning and Practice in Multilingual and Multicultural Settings (1 position)
Area 9: Text Analysis/Children’s, Young Adult, and Adult Literature (0 positions)
Area 10: Literacy Technology and Media (0 positions)
Area 11: Research Theory, Methods, and Practice (1 position)
Area 12: International Research on Literacy Teaching and Learning (0 positions)
Area 13: Study Groups (0 positions)
Area 14: Other Topics (1 position)

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