As a member of AUA, you will have access to vast resources in the field of reading and language arts. The International Literacy Association recognizes AUA members for their scholarship and aims to stimulate interest in the field of literacy education through the sponsorship of the society. Members of AUA have opportunities to lead and attend professional development trainings, as well as local, national, and international conferences. AUA Members are also connected to a professional network of educators for academic support and collaboration. There are also scholarships, research grants, and student travel funds available for AUA members. In addition, AUA is committed to serving the community and providing its members with opportunities for service.