Organization of Teacher
Educators in Literacy




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OTEL, the Organization of Teacher Educators in Literacy, is a special interest group of the International Reading Association (IRA). The purpose of the organization is to facilitate communication among its membership; provide a forum for debate and discussion of current issues regarding improvement of reading instruction; assist in the development of quality teacher education through recommendations for preservice and inservice program; stimulate research in reading, and disseminate information regarding significant investigations; seek improved competence at all levels of reading instruction; and arrange conferences which will further the objectives of the organization.

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The 59th Annual International Reading Association Convention

New Orleans, Louisiana May 10 - 12, 2014


Dear OTEL Members and Friends:

Thank you for the the many renewed OTEL memberships. If you have not yet renewed your membership, or are receiving this renewal notice for the first time, you are invited to join or renew your membership. Please see the membership link on the left. For the $20.00 membership fee you receive our journal, Journal of Reading Education. Also, you become a part of a professional community devoted to advancing literacy education.

Plan now for the 60th Annual International Reading Association Convention

St. Louis, Missouri
July 17 - 20th, 2015


DUE JUNE 15, 2014
Dr. Ayn Keneman

We hope to see you there!


Journal of Reading Education

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JRE is the Journal of Reading Education, a refereed publication of the Organization of Teacher Educators in Literacy. The Journal is intended as a forum to reflect current theory, research, and practice. Articles of interest include:

  • improving professional practices in higher education
  • helping teachers improve their reading instruction
  • facilitating the administrative supervisory process
  • researching teaching practices in literacy

The Journal of Reading Education is funded in part by the members of OTEL and the Verizon Reads Endowment.

The Journal of Reading Education is published at The University of South Florida.

Journal of Reading Education
The University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave., EDU 105
Tampa, FL 33620

Contents of the JRE do not necessarily reflect or imply endorsement by
OTEL, its officers, or its members.