OFFICERS (2021-2023)                                           DIRECTORS and voting members

President

Sarah Steverman

Westerly High School

Spanish Teacher & District Supervisor


Vice President

Kristin Archambault

Mansfield Public Schools (CT)

French, Spanish, and ESL Teacher


Treasurer

Holly Casimiro

Ferri Middle School, Johnston

Italian Teacher


Recording Secretary


Kayla Soares(minutes/bylaws) and Xiaoyan Hu(membership)


Corresponding Secretary/Social Media


Michaela McCaughey

Trinity Academy for the

Performing Arts (TAPA), Providence

Spanish Teacher & Dual Enrollment Coordinator



Advocacy Liaison

Leah Crescenzo

Preservice Student/Novice Teacher Rep

Rebecca Hobin




2021-2023 Board Members

Leah Crescenzo,

South Kingstown High School

French Teacher


Emilia Carrillo, Social Media 

The Gordon School

Middle School Spanish


Sandra Severinkangas, Web Communications Chair

Paul Cuffee Upper School

Spanish Teacher and Advisor


2022-2024 Board Members

Piedade Lemos

Providence Career and Technical Academy (PCTA)

Teacher Leader for World Languages


Bethany Giblin

Coventry High School

Spanish Teacher & Curriculum Coordinator


Dawson Woodward

The Rectory School


Representatives from regional language associations (AATF, RITI, AATG, AATSP, CLTA)  

University Liaisons


Sílvia Oliveira, Ph.D.

Rhode Island College

Assoc. Professor of Portuguese Studies

Director, Institute of Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies


Dr. Ignacio Perez-Ibanez

University of Rhode Island

Associate Professor of Spanish and Teacher Education

Director, Spanish International Engineering Program

 

Dr. Erin Papa

Rhode Island College

Associate Professor of World Languages and World Languages Educational Studies

Director, World Languages Education Program 



2022-23  Committees

PD/Conference Committee: Kristin Archambault, Chair

Piedade Lemos

Audrey Lamou

Regine Tardieu

Erika Durand

Kayla Soares

Dawson Woodward

Xiaoyan Hu


Advocacy Committee: proposed to blend with RI Coalition and dissolve 2022

Leah Crescenzo-liaison to Coalition for Multilingual RI Advocacy Committee

Piedade Lemos

Seal Committee: Sarah Steverman, Chair 22-24

Bethany Giblin

Michaela McCaughey


Nominations/Awards Committee: Kristin Archambault, Chair 22-24

Bethany Giblin

Piedade Lemos

Xiaoyan Hu


Web Communications Committee: Sandra Severinkangas, Chair 21-23

Michaela McCaughey

Emilia Carrillo





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