Formerly the Ontario Reading Association (ORA), the Ontario Literacy Association Niagara (OLAN) is a local provincial chapter of the International Literacy Association. It is a professional organization of individuals devoted
to enhancing the language and literacy experiences of individuals across the
purposes of ORA shall be:
1. To enhance and improve the professional development of literacy educators.
2. To improve the quality of literacy at all levels.
3. To sponsor seminars and meetings planned to implement the purposes of ORA.
To promote mutual understanding and supportive participation among
educators, community members, and parents concerning issues related to