About Us

• Chartered and commended for over four decades of service by the International Literacy Association (formerly the International Reading Association), a member of the New York State Reading Association and listed in the SCOPE Directory. We are also listed with the Western Suffolk BOCES Instructional Support Services.

• The Reading Specialists Council of Suffolk (RSCS) provides a professional forum and network to further an awareness and understanding of literacy issues as they relate to educators and the community. Opportunities for personal or professional development are available at our monthly presentations covering a variety of timely enlightening and educational topics that are focused on literacy issues. District/school approval is needed for prfessional development credit.

• Membership is open to all who are interested in improving reading instruction in all of its aspects. We invite reading K - 12 classroom teachers and reading specialists, administrators, literacy volunteers, professors, future teachers, and community members to be part of our non-profit professional organization.

Board of Directors

Fred Seiden Co-President
Chris Guercio Co-President
Lisa Wenz Vice President
Linda McTiernan Treasurer
Melissa MacCormac Membership
Susan Goldberg Communications
Melissa Greenberg Secretary
Lois Weiss Past President

Advisory Board

Jill Adler

Karen Alexander

Lydia Bellino

Annmarie Chalao

Kristine Cornwell

Rochelle DeMuccio

Nilla Ingravallo
Beatrice Travis