Mission & Goals


Mission Statement:

To promote a literate, democratic society valuing lifelong learning for its diverse cultures.

GOAL 1: Professional Development

  • To encourage the professional growth of educators in the area of literacy

GOAL 2: Advocacy

  • To promote policies, practices, and procedures that support literacy

GOAL 3: Partnerships/Collaborations

  • To promote and encourage networking with the community, other professionals, other professional organizations, and the State Education Department

GOAL 4: Communications/Information

  • To communicate and inform the membership and the public about NYSRA activities, initiatives, and positions

GOAL 5: Organizational Needs/Governance

  • To address NYSRA’s organizational and governance needs to reflect goals and changing demographics