2020 LRA Annual Conference - Call for Proposals

Conference Chair, Gwendolyn Thompson-McMillon
Conference Co-Chair, David B. Yaden, Jr.


Call for Proposals

LRA will begin accepting proposals electronically on January 13th, 2020 and no later than 11:59 PM PST on March 2, 2020. LRA staff is available to take questions until 5 PM Eastern Time.


Important Dates

January 13, 2020 - First day that proposals for the 2020 Conference may be submitted online. 

February 5, 2021 - 2020 conference papers must be submitted for review to the Editors of Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice to be considered for Volume 70.

March 2, 2020 - Proposals for the 2020 conference program must be submitted electronically by 11:59 PM PST

July 24, 2020 - Notification of all proposal review decisions will be sent out via email, but only to the individual identified as the contact person when the proposal was submitted. This person must notify all other individuals.

August 15, 2020 - Applications for the Student Research Award must be received by the Chair of the committee (see LRA website for Award details). http://www.literacyresearchassociation.org/award-student-outstanding-research-award

October 1, 2020 - Applications for the J. Michael Parker Award must be received by the Chair of the committee (see LRA website for Award details). http://www.literacyresearchassociation.org/award--j--michael-parker-award


Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

  1. How do I submit my proposal?
  2. How do I volunteer to be a chair, discussant and/or reviewer?