At FASRI, both our faculty and staff members are chosen with great care. This careful consideration creates a team of professionals who are dedicated to success of the School and its students.
Head of School (2014)
Maternelle / Preschool-Kindergarten
Bethanie Beaulieu (English, Petite-Grande Section/PS-K ) is a Rhode Island-certified teacher. She has studied abroad at the Université de Haute Bretagne in Rennes, France, and also taught French in area high schools before joining FASRI in September 2010.
Marie Crozatier (Moyenne Section/Pre-K) holds a Master’s degree from France in Education, Pedagogy, and Training. For the past two years, she has worked at FASRI as a support teacher, learning the ins and outs of dual-language education at the Maternelle and elementary levels.
Sokhna Daluz (Maternelle teacher’s assistant) grew up in Senegal and is a FASRI alumni parent. Sokhna joined FASRI in 2008.
Virginie Gherardi (Maternelle teacher’s assistant) is a former FASRI parent. She was born in France and lived 10 years in Asia. Virginie joined FASRI in 2009.
Esther Humblot (GS/K) comes to FASRI this fall after a year of teaching in Qatar. She and her husband Fabien have also taught in South Africa and for several years at the French-American School of Miami. Esther has fifteen years experience teaching at the elementary and high-school levels and holds a degree in psychology. She has also taught theater in schools.
Fabien Humblot (CP/Grade 1) comes to FASRI this fall after a year of teaching in Qatar. He and his wife Esther have also taught in South Africa and for several years at the French-American School of Miami. He has have fifteen years experience teaching at the elementary and high-school levels and holds a degree in psychology. Fabien has also led chess and outdoors clubs.
Isabelle Michaels (Moyenne-Grande Section/Pre-K-K) has been a FASRI teacher since 1997. In addition to this long history of experience, she is a certified teacher from the Loire Valley in France and holds a B.A. in Human Development and an A.A. in Education.
Elvire Ray (Maternelle teacher’s assistant) grew up in Marseille, France. She has a diploma from France in daycare and camp counseling. Elvire joined FASRI in 2005.
Antoinette Rodrigues (Petite Section/Pre-school teacher’s assistant) comes from the Cape Verde islands. She is a native francophone and holds a teaching certification from the Ivory Coast. She joined FASRI in 1999.
Elémentaire et Collège / Elementary and Middle School
Corina Best (Middle School Spanish) holds several degrees in foreign language education and nearly 20 years’ experience teaching all over the world: the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Guadeloupe, and, most recently, at School One in Providence. She joined the FASRI team in September 2011.
Robert Boutin (G2-G3 English) has a Master’s in Teaching from UMass Dartmouth and completed a graduate-level course on skillful teaching at Fitchburg State College. In addition, he brings a diverse background of teaching experience in French, Spanish and English. After two years in support positions, he returns to FASRI in September 2012 as a faculty member.
Céline Cyr (CE2/G3 French) is a French-certified elementary teacher the South of France, by way of the International School of Arizona. In addition to her teaching degree, she also holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She joined FASRI in September 2010.
Viviane Déregnaucourt (CE1/Grade 2) comes to FASRI from Vietnam, where she is currently teaching English to non-native speakers. She holds a master’s degree in French as a foreign language (FLE) and has five years of experience teaching in maternelle classrooms. She is also trained as both a children’s yoga teacher and horseback-riding instructor.
Miles Henderson (director of technology) holds a Master of Education in Instructional Design & Technology. He was the Instructional Technology Teacher for ten years at Mount Saint Charles Academy in Woonsocket and the Director of Technology there for four years.
Dana Copley, Maintenance (2006)
Kate Gorton, Director of Extracurricular Activities (2008)
Laurel McLaughlin, Director of Communications (2013)
Raissa Mensah, Admissions Officer (2010)