The RSCS is a NYSED-approved CTLE Sponsor, ID: 3086
Affiliated with the International Literacy Association (ILA)
Member of the NY State Reading Association (NYSRA)
Listed in the SCOPE Directory and with the Western Suffolk BOCES Professional Instructional Program
The RSCS is a professional organization of K - 12 reading specialists, classroom teachers, administrators, professors,paraprofessionals, future teachers and community members who are interested in
improving literacy instruction in all of its aspects. Beginning our 50th year, we have provided a forum and network to further an awareness of literacy issues as they relate to the
profession and the community.
Pre-registration is not necessary.
Inservice/PD credit requires district/school pre-approval.
Sign-in Time: 5:00 p.m., Meeting Time: 5:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Vanderbilt School library, 350 Deer Park Rd. (Rt. 231), Dix Hills
Thursday, October 11, 2018: Ralph Fletcher,
Acclaimed Consultant and Author Courtesy, Scholastic
Common Sense Ideas for Nurturing Young Writers
Thursday, November 8, 2018: Deborah DeBetta,
Certified Instructor, Mindful Schools
Mindfulness Practices for Educational Professionals
Thursday, January 10, 2019: Debra Wachtler and Randi Bernstein Roschnotti
Literacy Consultants, Distinctive Educator's Institute
Unlocking Writing Minilessons Within Mentor Texts: A Closer Look at Various Genres with a Writer's Eye
Thursday, February 7, 2019: Carol Varsalona
On the Wonder Pathway to Deepen Inquiry-based Learning and Amplify Voice
Thursday, March 7, 2019: Dr. Roberta Robinson
Going Global: What it Means and How Do We Do It?
Thursday, April 11, 2019: Dr. Elizabeth Morphis
Assistant Professor, Childhood Literacy, SUNY Old Westbury
Using Student's Backgrounds and Interests to Support Their Writing
Thursday, May 2, 2019: Kenneth Llinas
Assistant Field Director, CSA and Adjunct Professor, St. John's University
555 Reading Club - Becoming an Independent Reader