John Carlino, Board Member, JNCL-NCLIS
Executive Director, New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT)
John Carlino is the LOTE Curriculum Learning Specialist in the Kenmore –Tonawanda UFSD. He has taught German, including IB, at Kenmore West High School since 1995. Prior to that, he taught French for 6 years. John studied in France for two years, receiving his B.A. from SUNY Buffalo in French and Teacher Education, and his M.Ed., also from SUNY Buffalo, in TESOL.
John has been a member of NYSAFLT since 1988. Beginning as a volunteer on the Annual Meeting Planning Committee in 1996, he also served on the Technology and Membership Committees. John was treasurer of NYSAFLT for two terms and was elected to the position of second vice president for 2004, but resigned to accept the position of Executive Director.
At the regional and national level, John is also currently serving on the board of directors of NECTFL and the NFMLTA (Modern Language Journal). He served three years on the AP College Board German CDAC Committee, and was published in the AP Vertical Teams® Guide for World Languages and Cultures (2009). He has served as chair of the AATG, ACTFL, and NFMLTA nominating committees. John is also active in the Western New York chapter of AATG and is currently serving as treasurer.
At his full-time job, John is active with the Kenmore Teachers’ Association, serves on the district Mentor Policy Board, and as advisor to the Kenmore West German Club and the Kenmore West Gay-Straight Alliance.