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.
Maternelle / Preschool-Kindergarten
Bethanie Beaulieu (English Teacher, 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.
Isabelle Michaels (Teacher, 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.
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.
Justine Lenter (Maternelle teacher's assistant) holds a Master’s degree in French literature and made the move from photographer to teaching assistant in 2012. Justine Joins FASRI in 2013.
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 (CP-CE1/ G1-G2) 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.
Adeline Broussan (Middle School Social Studies) holds a Master’s in History from the University of Toulouse, with a special focus on French colonialism in Southeast Asia. Before coming to Providence, she taught French as a Second Language to Thai adults for several years. She joined FASRI in December 2009.
Pierre Cambucco (CM2/G5 French) is a French-certified teacher from Paris. He has taught English, French, Math, and Social Studies at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels in France since 2000.
Ryan Cook (Middle School Math & Science) holds a B.S. in Biology. He also brings a wealth of real-world experience in field and laboratory research and was a tutor in Math Essentials, Algebra and Geometry for two years through Sylvan Learning Center. He comes to FASRI in September 2012 from Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
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.
Bethanie Beaulieu (CP/G1 English) 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.
Sébastien Ez Zahi (CE1 / G2 French) is a French-certified teacher from Troyes, France, with a background in a variety of grade levels. In addition to his degree in Education, he also holds a Master’s in Law. He joined FASRI in September 2008.
Mathieu Hoffmann (CM1/G4 French) comes to FASRI from Lorraine, on the eastern border of France. He is a French-certified teacher and also holds degrees in Communications and Information Technology.
Arts and Technology
Olivia Anderson (Librarian/Choir director) holds a Master’s in English from the University of Reims, France. She tutored and taught French extensively in the United States at all levels (Wheaton College, Stonehill College, and the Sage School). Olivia has been at FASRI since 1997.
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.