Cammy Goucher
2023 State Supervisor of the Year

Cammy Goucher, Curriculum Director for English Language Development and World Languages at the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, has been named the 2023 State Supervisor of the Year by the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL) in Chicago, on November 14, 2023.

Cammy is the English Language Development and World Languages Director at the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and also oversees the Missouri Seal of Biliteracy. Mrs. Goucher collaborates with interestholders such as the Foreign Language Association of Missouri (FLAM) to support World Language educators and promote language learning and biliteracy for each and every student, including English Learners, students living in poverty, migrant students, students with visible and non-visible disabilities, underserved students, deaf and hard of hearing students, students with interrupted formal education, gifted and talented students, and students with low academic skills. Cammy has published guidance and worked with educators across the state to successfully increase the number of English learners earning the Missouri Seal of Biliteracy. She promotes the opportunity for all students to develop proficiency in languages other than English, including their heritage language, providing them with pathways to develop multi-literacy and global competence so that they are not just college and career ready but prepared to engage in intercultural communication with cultures from around the world.