Inland Empire Reading Council

A book is a gift you can open again and again. 
—Garrison Keillor

What is the IERC?

     The Inland Empire Reading Council (IERC) is an affiliate of the California Reading Association (CRA) and the International Literacy Association (ILA).

     It is a professional organization of teachers, administrators, librarians, para-professionals, pre-service teachers, parents, and others who are devoted to increasing the literacy of California residents and to instilling a love of reading in all people.

     The Inland Empire Reading Council provides professional learning and online networking opportunities in your area to promote reading and the language arts including research and standards-based strategies, programs and materials.

     The primary objective of the Inland Empire Reading Council is the promotion of literacy for all.

     For further information on membership, please contact:

Terri Labik, Membership VP          


Why Become a Member?

Membership Entitles You To:


  • Discounts on registration for IERC/CRA events
  • Membership in the California Reading Association (automatically included with IERC membership),
  • Income tax deductions on IERC/CRA dues and events, including mileage
  • Participation in onine and face to face literacy development opportunities and programs
  • The California Reader, a quarterly publication of the California Reading Association.

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The California Reading Association is committed to promoting Common Core standards-aligned instruction consistent with the California Reading/Language Arts Framework, which is designed to meet the needs of ALL learners. CRA supports the use of research-based teaching strategies designed to enable students to decode, comprehend, think critically, and communicate effectively.


To become a member, simply click HERE to visit the California Reading Association where you can register online.

Be sure to fill in "Inland Empire Reading Council" under "Local Council."


Or, download and mail this document.