Director, K-12 World Language and ENL, Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District
Leo Rivera graduated from Queens College with a BA in Italian, Spanish, and Secondary Education and Youth Service, and an MA in Italian. He earned his Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership from Stony Brook, SUNY. He currently leads a department of 38 teachers spanning five languages and a growing body of ENL students. He serves his learning community by building trust and empathy with all stakeholders and providing the members of his department with quality professional development workshops throughout the year. Prior to his position at Plainview-Old Bethpage, Leo spent 13 years teaching all levels of Italian and Spanish at Baldwin Senior High School. His professional memberships include AATI, AATSP, AATF, CLASS, and ACTFL.
To better serve you, please direct your questions to the appropriate individuals as outlined below. Thank you.
NYSAWLA Membership, payment, Purchase order questions, requests for W-9 forms  Jimmy Kalamaras
Questions regarding the Consortium and the exams  Vincenza Graham
Questions regarding workshops and Collegial Circle  Leo Rivera
Questions regarding scholarships and awards  Leo Rivera
All technical questions  Stacey Pritchett