PROVIDENCE – When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo began her search for the state’s next Education Commissioner, her conversations with experts, teachers, and other leaders in the field of education kept coming back to one name: Angelica Infante-Green.
With a “25-year track record of success” as a “fierce fighter for children,” Infante-Green was nominated as Rhode Island’s next Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education because she’s dedicated her entire career to “ensuring that all students have an opportunity to succeed. And her results in New York City and in New York state speak for themselves,” Raimondo said on Tuesday morning.
Infante-Green serves as the Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Education Department’s Office of Instructional Support for pre-school through grade 12.
During her tenure