Career & Technical Education Director
Brett is a CTE evangelist and parent. Most recently, she served as a CTE Principal in the Boston Public Schools where she worked to strengthen student outcomes in career and technical programs as well as in literacy and math. She is a strong believer that high expectations coupled with strong support structures will help all students prepare for both industry careers and post-secondary education.
Ms. Deschamps assists the Career and Technical Director and the Program Coordinators in their everyday responsibilities, including but not limited to the admission process to all CTE Programs and Pathways.
Mr. Iannotti earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Roger William University and began his work in career counseling. He received his Masters in Education from Springfield College with a concentration in Guidance and Psychological Services which helped enhance his career ambitions to help bridge the gap between a person's skill set and the employer's needs. His goal is to continue to provide the students with resources, tools, and skill set to become productive members of the workforce.
Ana J. Sanchez is the CTE Coordinator and a parent of three blessed children. She has served as a youth leader/missionary for St. Patrick's Church, Providence, and as a Community Relations Manager for Cox Communications where the main focus was to build relationships with our youth, and to help them to engage and discover who they truly are, so that they can become the best version of themselves. Our youth want to do something great and meaningful with their lives. They have many gifts and talents that they need help to discover and put into action to become the best versions of themselves. Our CTE program will prepare our youth to do that and are able to find the right path for their lives, careers and post-secondary education.
CTE Recruitment Coordinator
Kellianne Sparrow is the CTE Recruitment Coordinator with the Providence Public Schools. Her background includes five years working for Exeter Job Corps Academy in their Career Preparation Department and three years of experience as a paralegal for a personal injury attorney. She is currently taking graduate courses at Providence College to pursue her teaching certificate in Social Studies. She believes that each student deserves to explore career technical education duirng their high school years in order to make the best decision for their professional career as young adults.
CTE Internship Coordinator
Neydalie Castillo is one of the CTE Internship Coordinators with Providence Public Schools. Her journey has been guided by a strong belief in the power of collaboration and teamwork to devise enhanced strategies and influences for the students she's dedicating to empowering. Having experienced the joys and challenges of being a parent, she brings a unique perspective and understanding to the table. This firsthand understanding allows Neydalie to empathize with the students within the spectrum, fostering a compassionate approach to education. It drives her to strive for inclusive and innovative solutions that cater to the diverse needs and aspirations of the student body. Neydalie's passion for education, coupled with her role as a parent and her own educational background, fuels her commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of the students. She's eager to collaborate with the incredible CTE team and contribute to shaping a brighter future for all students within the CTE program and beyond. Together, she hopes to unlock the potential within each student and pave the way for their success in both academia and life.
CTE Internship Coordinator
Alexsandra Cadiz is one of the CTE Internship Coordinators with Providence Public Schools. She is a passionate graduate student pursuing a master's degree in business at Rhode Island College. For two years, Alexsandra has been guiding youth in their career journeys, witnessing their growth and development. For Alexsandra, business isn't just about profit; it's about driving innovation and making a meaningful impact. Her future goal is to empower young minds to lead with purpose in her own nonprofit organization. Let's connect and make a difference together!