The International Multisensory Structured
Language Education Council

IMSLEC's Board of Directors / Governance


The Council

The Council is comprised of one designated representative from each accredited training course. Representatives from training courses in the process of accreditation (Formal Candidates) are not members of the Council but are encouraged to attend meetings of the Council to become familiar with the work of IMSLEC.

The Board of Directors

The Board determines the policies and procedures of IMSLEC and directs and supervises its affairs. There are 15 Board members elected from the Council membership. The immediate past president and representatives from IDA and ALTA sit on the Board as non-voting members. One public member for every six Board members is elected by the Board from nominees submitted by accredited training courses.

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Board is elected by the Board from its own members. The committee includes the President, the Vice President / President-Elect, the Vice President / Accreditation, the Secretary, and the Treasurer. The President, assisted by the officers, manages the day-to-day business of IMSLEC, advises, and presents recommendations to the Board.

The Executive Director

The Executive Director is employed to administer and manage the affairs of the Council under direction of the Executive Committee.

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Kay F. Peterson, M.S., LDT, CALT-QI  President
Karen J Avrit, M.Ed., LDT, CALT-QI  Vice President
Christine K Bedenbaugh, M.Ed., LDT, CALT-QI  Vice President / Accreditation
Jeanine L. Phillips, MSED, CALT-QI  Treasurer
Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D.  Secretary
Jana Jones, MLA, LDT, CALT-QI  Executive Director

Director Term Organization
Christine K Bedenbaugh, M.Ed., LDT, CALT-QI  2016 - 2019 Shelton School-SALA
Janie Carnal 2016 - 2019 Spalding Education International
Sandra Dillon, CALT/QI  2015 - 2018 Multisensory Language Training Institute of New Mexico
Joyce  S. Pickering, HUM.D  2015 - 2018 Shelton School-SEE
Kathy Rose 2015 - 2018 The Gow School
Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D.  2014 - 2018 Slingerland Institute for Literacy

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