Northern Alberta Reading Specialists’ Council

The Northern Alberta Reading Specialists’ Council (N.A.R.S.C.) is a Canadian professional council associated with the International Literacy Association. The organization's 42 members are first and foremost teachers and all have a Bachelor of Education degree and classroom teaching experience. N.A.R.S.C. members are required to have a Master’s degree in curriculum and pedagogy with a focus on literacy and several have a PhD in this area. N.A.R.S.C. members work in a variety of roles including classroom teachers, literacy and reading consultants, teacher educators, educational researchers, administrators, and curriculum specialists.