College Reading & Learning Association

48th Annual Conference

The College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) is pleased to announce its 48th Annual Conference, scheduled to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland, November 5-8, 2015. Watch this site for more information as it is made available.

The 2015 CRLA Conference Theme – Pinnacles of Learning: The Power of Innovation – is guided by Mt. Hood, towering in the background of the Portland skyline. Portland is a city of innovation, whether it is technology, public transportation, or a vibrant food culture, everyone is bound to have a memorable experience. The conference will provide outstanding sessions on tried and true learning pedagogy as well as innovative practices.

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Registration is sold out for the 2015 CRLA conference

Review the Call to Conference for the conference schedule, pre-conference institutes, information on tours, and other conference details.

Get the Conference Mobile App

The CRLA 2015 Conference Mobile App is now available!

The app has session schedules, presenters, exhibitors, and more. Download the Guidebook app to Apple or Android devices and search for "2015 CRLA Conference." On Windows phones and Blackberries, access the Guidebook website click on "Find a Guide" and search for our guide.

Interested in Volunteering?

Interested in serving as a conference volunteer? If yes, CRLA would love to have your help on-site in Portland. Please contact Marie Maguire-Cook, 2015 CRLA On-Site Chair ( with your intent to serve as a volunteer. Examples of volunteer areas include the following: Dinner on the Town Guides, Ticket Collectors, Media Team Members, and Registration Desk Helpers.

Get the Travel Portland App

Download the free Travel Portland app that has details on transportation, restaurants and things to do.

Android app on Google Play

Invitation to Serve as a Session Chair

Are you interested in volunteering, but don’t want to miss a session? Session Chairs to introduce session presenters and to distribute and collect session evaluations are needed for the 2015 Annual Conference. Benefits include a guaranteed seat at the session(s) of your choice and an opportunity to serve CRLA while getting to know presenters and colleagues. To volunteer, please email Marissa Loon, Conference Sessions Evaluator, at ( We will touch base closer to the conference with how to request specific sessions to chair. Thank you in advance for your service to our organization!


February 2Call for Proposals
April 1Proposals due
June 1Proposal Acceptance Notification
July 1Call to Conference
July 1Registration Open
August 3Presenter Registration Deadline
August 21Exhibitor Application Deadline
September 16Early Registration Deadline
November 5-8Annual Conference

One Book, One Conference

One Book, One Conference

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