Texas Association for the Improvement of Reading Empowering educators and creating star readers since 1947


01.26.2019 · Posted in News

We are excited to announce that in 2019, the Texas Association for the Improvement of Reading (TAIR) will be merging with the Texas Association for Literacy Educators (TALE). We will celebrate this merger officially at a reception on February 28, 2019 at the TALE conference in Waco, Texas. We look forward to reengaging with the public as a committee within TALE focused on developing literacy leadership through grants and scholarships.


From the Headlines to Our Classrooms – Our Immigrant Students

03.05.2017 · Posted in Uncategorized

Mesquite, Texas, The Denton/Dallas TAIR conference, “From the Headlines to Our Classrooms – Our Immigrant Students” was held on February 25th, 2017. This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Mary Amanda Stewart and she shared two narratives of language learners from her new book Understanding Adolescent Immigrants: Moving Toward an Extraordinary Discourse for Extraordinary Youth. This was the 14th Annual TAIR conference held by the Denton chapter.

Be an Exhibitor at a TAIR Conference!

02.15.2017 · Posted in Uncategorized

You are invited to exhibit at our 2017-2018 TAIR Conferences. For 69 years, TAIR has provided professional development for Texas educators.  We bring well-known researchers, authors, teachers and publishers to share knowledge and skills.

Exhibit fee for all 2017-2018 state conferences:  $600

Exhibit fee for individual conference:                    $150 each

See the Exhibitor page for the current conference schedule.

Thank you for your support for the professional development of Texas educators.

For more information see our website, http://tair.org/blog/tairconferences/ or contact: Mindy Butler, msbutler@shsu.edu


The 13th Annual Denton Area TAIR Conference

10.12.2014 · Posted in Conference, News

The 13th annual Denton Area Texas Association for the Improvement of Reading (TAIR) conference was held Saturday, September 20th at Guyer High School in Denton, Texas. The theme for this conference was Navigating Your Path as a Lifelong Literacy Leader. It was a fun day of learning for the 400+ attendees. Thanks to all of our NSTWP Teacher Consultants and others who made this day a success. Continue…