District Chairperson for World Languages and ENL, Northport-East Northport UFSD
Jennifer Nesfield graduated from Bethany College with a B.A. in French, earned an M.A. in French Language and Literature from Middlebury College, and received her Professional Diploma in School Leadership and Administration from LIU. Prior to coming to Northport in July 2008, she served as a LOTE Chairperson in the Bellmore-Merrick CHSD. Ms. Nesfield has taught all levels of French during the course of her career. Over the past 22 years she has offered numerous professional development workshops for local, state, and regional organizations.
Her professional memberships include NYSAFLT, AATF, LILT, ASCD, NECTFL, and ACTFL.
Board Liaison Officer
Coordinator of World Languages and ENL, Lindenhurst School District
Shelita Watkis began her journey in education in 1998. She had the joy of working with children in K-12 settings and adults in an evening adult education program. Her roles have included 1st grade teacher, Spanish teacher and ESL teacher. Shelita’s journey has taken her to the Lindenhurst UFSD to her position of Coordinator of World Languages and ENL. She earned a BA in Spanish and English, an MA in TESOL, and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership. She is currently a doctoral student in the Literacy Studies department at Hofstra University. Her passion is supporting teachers, students and families in the complex process of becoming biliterate.
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