Chapter 709, Part B of Bulletin 140 states, "The lead agency shall provide an opportunity for each publicly-funded program in the community network and the general public in the coverage area of the community network to comment on the proposed funding request prior to submission to the Department and shall include documentation of this process in the funding request."

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As a chapter of the Louisiana Reading Association, our mission is to improve the quality of literacy for all through the study of best practices in literacy processes and instruction, the promotion of literacy research, and the dissemination of information related to literacy acquisition.

  1. To improve literacy content knowledge and instruction for Louisiana teachers through research-based best practices, literacy projects, and technology integration
  2. To retain and increase current membership numbers and membership participation at the local, state, and international levels
  3. To create and sustain viable partnerships with individuals and organizations who are interested in literacy advancement
  4. To advocate for policy that impacts strong research, standards, practices, and educational reform to support literacy instruction and student achievement

CENLA Reading Council is an affiliate of:
The Louisiana Reading Association: 
International Literacy Association: 

Please contact Jacqueline Y. Trottie, , for more information about the CENLA Reading Council.