September 28th’s WaterFire was a Salute to RI Educators. Two of Gallagher’s Teachers and One of Smithfield High School’s were participants in the program. Jane Ramos, Emerald team science teacher, was recognized for her selection as the Science State Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching (PAEMST). Victoria Ferreira, Sapphire social studies teacher, was honored for her selection as Smithfield’s 2019 District Teacher of the Year. Elizabeth Russillo, SHS science teacher, was recognized for her selection as the 2020 State Teacher of the Year.
We are blessed to have such wonderful and inspiring teachers in our district. These three teachers are representative of the teachers and educators we have working in Smithfield. They are excellent role models for all of us!