Region III Delegate
Adrienne Viscardi is the Director of Programs for English to Speakers of Other Languages in the Bedford Central School District, where she supervises ENL programs as well as the Dual Language Bilingual Education Program. She has taught English to learners of many backgrounds, levels, and ages. Ms. Viscardi holds degrees from Wellesley College, Simmons College, and Bank Street College, and currently serves as adjunct faculty in the Graduate School of Education at Manhattanville College.
A certified trainer in the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol, Ms. Viscardi was named the WIDA Featured Educator for April 2013 by World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment and recognized by the Mount Kisco Latino Providers Network in 2015 for outstanding service to the community. She has addressed parents and educators at the local, state, and national levels. Ms. Viscardi sees bilingual education as a transformative force in public schools and suburban communities, where she aims to uphold excellence and equity for emergent bilinguals.