Carla Jewell with Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green

RIDE honored Rhode Island educators for their outstanding service and dedication to RI students and to the profession at “WaterFire: A Salute to Rhode Island Educators” on Saturday, September 24, at Memorial Park in Providence. Carla Jewel, Newport’s 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year, represented Newport Public Schools at the event to support our Rhode Island educators. This family-oriented event featured a catered reception by RI Career and Technical culinary schools, an awards ceremony and a torch procession featuring the honored educators.