Mrs. Bernadette Hawkins is a Reading Specialist/Consultant at NSES and has been here since 1998. She received her Master’s degree in Reading from Rhode Island College. She works primarily with Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2 and she trains volunteers for Kidwriting in Kindergarten classrooms. She can be reached at email@example.com
Mrs. Tracy Lafreniere is a Reading Specialist/Consultant at NSES and has also been here since 1998. She received her Master’s degree in Literacy from Lesley University. She works with Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, and Grade 3 and she is the Co-Chair of the NSES School Improvement Team and the founder of the Rhode Island Literacy Cohort. She spends much of her free time reading to and chasing her two young boys. You can follow her on Twitter @TracyLafreniere and she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Reading Specialists share their love of reading and writing with the students of NSES in a beautiful new room behind the library (formerly the computer lab).