Promising Practices

Promising Practices

Promising Practices plays a key role in defining multi-cultural and diverse education in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Click here for more information.


Year Name Department
2011/2012 August, Gerri Educational Studies
  McKamey, Corinne Elementary Education
2010/2011 August, Gerri Educational Studies
  Bogad, Lesley Educational Studies
2009/2010 August, Gerri Educational Studies
  Bogad, Lesley Educational Studies
2008/2009 August, Gerri Educational Studies
  Bogad, Lesley Educational Studies
2007/2008 Bigler, Ellen Education/Anthropology
Bogad, Lesley Educational Studies
2006/2007 Mendy, Peter History
Poole, Willis Educational Studies
2005/2006 Mendy, Peter History
Sciulli, Joe Elementary Education
2004/2005 Min, Eung-Jun Communications
Ozcan, Mustafa Educational Studies
2003/2004 Bogad, Lesley Educational Studies
Singh, Amritjit English/AFAM
2002/2003 Shelton, Carol Nursing
Thomas, David History
2001/2002 Howkins, Mary Ball Art
Fennessey, Sharon Henry Barnard
2000/2001 Rowell, Elizabeth Elementary Education
Motte, Mark Geography
1999/2000 Bigler, Ellen Education/Anthropology
Scott, Daniel English/AFAM
1998/1999 Lobban, Richard Anthropology
Henshaw, Elizabeth Elementary Education

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Past Promising Practices Keynote Speakers

2010 November 6 Outside LinkDennis Shirley
2009 November 7 Adobe PDFTricia Rose
2008November 1Adobe PDFPeggy McIntosh
2007November 3Adobe PDFKathleen Cushman
2006November 4Adobe PDFLaura Wood
2005November 5Lelia de Andrade
2004November 6Paula Rothenberg
2003November 15Dennis Littky
2002November 2Paul Hei Matsuda
2001November 3Ronald Thorpe
2000November 4Diana Lam
1999November 6Patricia Medeiros-Landurand
1998November 7Ewa Irena Pytowska

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Outstanding Educator Award

In 2004 the Dialogue on Diversity Committee inaugurated this award to recognize outstanding Rhode Island educators.


Year Name School City
2007 Shawn Rubin CVS Highlander Charter School Providence
2006 Michael N. Browner, Jr. Frank E. Thompson Middle School Newport
2005 Nancy Diaz Metropolitan Regional Career & Technical Center Providence
2004 Kathleen Serverian-Wilmeth Pleasant View Elementary School Providence

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Page last updated: July 6, 2011