Ms. Palmieri received her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Rhode Island College. Xiomara has completed student teaching and practicums at schools across Rhode Island. While in school, Xiomara also volunteered at the Providence Children’s Museum and supported local second grade students learning English. Prior to joining the Alma crew in 2014, she worked as a Facilitator at the Fogarty Center, an organization serving adults with developmental disabilities. Ms. Palmieri is fluent in Spanish.