Indiana Reading Journal Volume 44 Issue 1 - Page 59

Indiana Reading Journal

Call for Editorial Review Board Members

The ISRA Journal is seeking educators and academics to serve on the journal’s editorial review board. This volunteer role involves reading and reviewing 1-3 manuscripts and/or other forms of submissions per year in your preferred areas of interest and expertise. If you would like to review research manuscripts (qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed-methods), you should have formal training in research methods and be familiar with the appropriate standards for research design, methods, and writing. If you would like to review practitioner pieces, such as teaching ideas and resources, you should have experience as a classroom educator. If you are interested in serving on the editorial review board, please email Dr. Diane Bottomley at with the following information:

1. Name

2. Title and Institution

3. Email

4. Phone

5. If you want to review practitioner pieces, please provide a brief description of your experience in pre-K-12, family, and/or adult literacy education.

6. If you want to review research manuscripts, please provide a description of your experience with research—research methods coursework and training, as well as experience conducting, writing, and reviewing research.

7. Please indicate your preferred areas of interest and expertise for review:

emergent literacy

elementary literacy

middle school literacy

secondary literacy

adult literacy

family literacy

teacher education

professional development

instructional coaching

digital literacy and technology

visual literacy

English language learners

diverse learners

urban education

sociocultural components of literacy

critical literacy

reading workshop

content area literacy


writing workshop

word study


vocabulary and language development


literacy and special education

children’s literature


educational policy