Professional Development for Educators
- Professional development workshops
- School visits with classroom observations and feedback
- Model classroom observations
- Leadership support in the areas of language acquisition
- Culturally responsive teaching
- Social and emotional learning
Julie Nora, Ph.D.
Julie Nora, has been Director of the International Charter School in Pawtucket Rhode Island since 2003. Previously she worked as a teacher of ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) in several K-16 educational settings. She received her B.A. in U.S. Intellectual History from U.C. Berkeley, her Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from San Francisco State University, and her Ph.D. in Education from the University of Rhode Island/Rhode Island College in 2007 with a Specialization in Language, Literacy and Culture.
In addition to her responsibilities at ICS, Dr. Nora regularly serves on state education working groups. Her service has included Governor Raimondo’s Funding Formula Working Group, Governor Raimondo’s Diversity in STEM education Working Group, Commissioner Gists’s Equity in Education working group, the Rhode Island Race to the Top Steering Committee, State Limited English Proficient/English Language Learner Advisory Council, Ocean State World Language Commission and RIC President Sanchez’s Commission on Inclusive Education.