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Chesapeake Reading Council

Virginia State Reading Association’s Chesapeake Chapter

Chesapeake, Virginia

Membership for 2018-2019 is open!

She is our $50 Amazon gift card winner
for becoming a member before October 12!


$30.00 - Professional Membership 

$20.00 - Student/Paraprofessional/Retired Membership

New and Renewing members should go to and click on the "Membership" and "Become A Member" tabs.  Fill in all information, pay, and click SUBMIT to complete your membership.

Remember to hit the "SUBMIT" button.

We're looking forward to a wonderful year with VSRA and CRC! Remember that membership with VSRA gives you a discount for the annual conference that will be held in Norfolk, Virginia on March 14-16, 2019, as well as a copy of our journal, Reading in Virginia.

If you have any questions about CRC membership,

please contact Vicki Mayfield at

She will be glad to assist you.


Benefits of Membership

Why Should You Join Chesapeake Reading Council?


Promote Literacy

    • Promote literacy in Chesapeake through a variety of events in the schools such as Reading Month, Young Writers, and Literacy Jam
    • Promote literacy in Chesapeake through a variety of events open to the public such as Family Literacy Night, Barnes and Noble Night, "Books & Brews" Book Donation Nights, and more!
    • Promote literacy around the world through annual international projects
    • Advocate for legislation that supports literacy

Celebrate those who Promote Literacy

    • Chesapeake Reading Teachers of the Year
    • Administrative Leader of Literacy (James D. Mullins Award nominee)
    • CRC Building Representative of the Month
    • CRC Member of the Quarter
    • Literacy Awards

Professional Organization

    • Automatic membership in the Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA)
    • Option to join the International Literacy Association (ILA)
    • Professional development opportunities
    • Work with others who share your passion for promoting literacy
    • Access to a network of resources
    • Opportunity to attend the Virginia State Reading Conference

Members are Eligible for:

  • Undergraduate Scholarship (recipient must be a member or relative of a member)
  • Graduate Scholarship
  • VSRA Conference Fee Scholarship
  • CRC Banquet Discount
  • Grants
  • Reading Teacher of the Year (city, state, and national)
  • Leader in Literacy/James D. Mullins Award (administrator)

Will YOU be our next "Partner in Literacy?"
The Chesapeake Reading Council is always looking for new partnerships and donations to help promote literacy. If you have any ideas, contributions, or simply want to donate, please click the "Sponsors and Partners in Literacy" tab to read about what others are doing and contact, or one of our fabulous members of the Executive Board and ask us how you can help! We are so looking forward to hearing from you!