TRI's Center on Early Learning Hosts Dr. Chris Amirault
August 31, 2016
CEL Annual Conference 2016 Welcomes Keynote Dr. Chris Amirault
Amirault is currently an early childhood and non-profit leadership consultant
living in Mérida, Mexico. He has served as the President of the Rhode Island
NAEYC affiliate, as the Chair of the Council for NAEYC Accreditation, as
Executive Director of the NAEYC-accredited Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood
Education Center in Providence RI, and in many other leadership capacities.
Prior to directing Brown/Fox Point, Chris was the Director of the Institute for
Elementary and Secondary Education at Brown University. He has taught early
childhood at several Rhode Island universities, served as a founding
facilitator of the NAEYC Equity and Diversity Interest Forum for many years,
and has facilitated workshops on conflict, diversity and equity for almost
He has been an active member of the U.S. culinary community for some time: he has written articles on food and drink for Saveur, Rhode Island Magazine, Edible Rhody, and others; he directed the online forums for the eGullet Society, the largest culinary organization in the world; and the cocktail program he co-developed at Cook & Brown Public House in Providence RI was twice a semi-finalist for the national James Beard “Outstanding Bar Program” award.