To promote and support reading in Indiana by continuously advancing the quality of literacy instruction through effective teaching practice.
• Promote and advocate life-long readers
• Increase influence and visibility statewide in support of reading
• Develop and maintain an effective organization of literacy professionals promoting and supporting reading
In the fall of 1963, Dr. William Powell of Ball State University met in Muncie with representatives from four local reading councils: Ft. Wayne, Evansville, Indianapolis, and Gary. They met to form a statewide reading organization, the Indiana State Council. Click here to read full history.