Welcome to the New England Reading Association web site where you'll find information on membership benefits and application procedures, our annual conference, research scholarships and minigrant awards, development and research services, contact information for your NERA Executive Board members, and some very helpful literacy links.
As a member of the New England Reading Association, you will join a group of committed professionals within the field of education who are working to support the improvement of literacy learning in our region. Benefits include:
- A subscription to the NERA Journal, a juried journal, published twice each year
- A subscription to the member e-newsletter, published twice each year
- Receipt of a calendar of literacy events throughout the six New England states
- Eligibility for grants and research scholarships
- The opportunity for professional development at the Annual NERA Conference
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New England Reading Association offers many opportunities to expand the teaching of reading and literacy throughout New England.
To find directions from your location, Springfield Marriott Hotel is on 2 Boland Way Springfield, MA 01115.
For hotel accommodations, contact the Springfield Marriott Hotel at Ph: 413-781-7111 or 1-800-228-9290.
NERA has a limited number of rooms available at a special rate for the conference. If you would like this special rate, mention the NERA conference when making reservations. Rates are guaranteed until September 11, 2014. However, the Eastern State Exposition - Big E Fair will be in town(September 12-28, 2014) and Springfield area hotels are expected to fill early.
The hotel has limited parking for conference attendees. Parking fees are $15 for overnight guests and $5 each day for daily attendees.