Aida Genovese is the Bridges Native Language Arts Curriculum Developer. She recently retired from the NYS Public Education System after 30 years of teaching. Aida holds a master’s degree in Bilingual education and advanced studies in Spanish literature. She piloted the Dual Language Program in a NYC public elementary school and worked with the SIFE population in the middle school and high school level over ten years in Long Island. Aida enjoys traveling with her husband, gardening and tutoring her grandchildren.