JNCL-NCLIS Delegate, National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL)
Helga Fasciano is the Special Assistant for Global Education at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction where she is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the NC State Board of Education’s strategic plan for global education. Action Items that have been implemented include the Global Educator Digital Badge, Global Languages Endorsement for Students, SBE Global-Ready School and Global-Ready District Designations. Other action item work includes statewide expansion of dual language/immersion opportunities K-12. Previously she served as K-12 Programs Section Chief (Arts Education, ESL, Healthful Living, Student Support Services and World Languages), 2007 – 2013, and World Languages Consultant, 2003-2007. A former teacher of French and German, Helga is involved at the state, national, and international levels in development of curriculum, policy, and standards for teachers and administrators. She is a past Vice-President for the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages.