Executive Director of the Edward King House Senior Center
Carmela A. Geer is by profession, an Educator and Advocate of twenty four years and a Consultant and Trainer for the past eighteen. A resident of Middletown, RI, she is connected to her community by her involvement as community volunteer and active in support of her children's schools. Her three boys, Devin (age 25), Anthony (age 19), Liam (age 14) and her husband, Brian, are her inspiration as an advocate, keeping her grounded to what the needs of educators, students and families are in the 21st century. She travels extensively throughout Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts, as a public speaker, spreading the "good word" with regards to developmentally appropriate practice, professionalism and surviving parenthood.