Welcome to PRTE's Official Web Site
Professors of Reading Teacher Educators (PRTE) is a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the International Reading Association (IRA).
The mission of PRTE is to provide a community for professionals who educate future teachers, including, but not limited to, university faculty and graduate students.
Read the Latest Issue of The Reading Professor
The latest issue of the The Reading Professor is available for download. This is the first issue that is now only available electronically.
IRA's 2015 Conference
Call for ProposalsStarting June 12, 2014, you'll be able to submit your proposal for the International Reading Association's 60th Annual Conference, "Transforming Lives Through Literacy." The proposal submission deadline is July 14, 2014.
Host city St. Louis, MO, will be your gateway to professional learning. We hope you'll join us!
Conference & Exhibits: July 18-20, 2015 • Institute Day: July 17, 2015
PRTE's 2015 Annual Session
SIGs will be receiving information regarding their proposal process for session times and formats from IRA in the next couple of weeks. As soon as we establish the possible options for PRTE, we will determine the proposal process for our members. Please stay connected via Facebook and our web site for the further information.
PRTE Welcomes New Officers
Congratulations to your two new officers for the 2014-2016 term. Our new SIG Chair is Estanislado "Stan" Barrera IV, Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. Our new Program Chair is Tiana McCoy from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. Both officers were installed at the 2014 annual session in New Orleans, LA.