Updated: Aug 9, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Joint National Committee for Languages and the National Council for
Languages and International Studies (JNCL-NCLIS), the leading organization in developing and
advocating federal policy recommendations for the Language Enterprise, is pleased to announce the
appointment of Maya Goodall to its Board of Directors.
Goodall is the current Senior Director of EL Curriculum at Rosetta Stone, and has worked in education for over 20 years, teaching both nationally and internationally. She has a rich professional background that includes teaching in the classroom, coaching, training, and implementing and designing curriculum
with measurable outcomes. Prior to working at Rosetta Stone, Goodall founded Lingual Learning, a curriculum company dedicated to helping students become confidently bilingual. She also speaks three languages and holds an M.Ed. and MA in applied linguistics.
“We would like to extend a sincere welcome to Maya Goodall to the JNCL-NCLIS board,” said Dr. Bill Rivers, Executive Director of JNCL-NCLIS, in a statement. “Her well-documented dedication to the language field is inspiring, and we are very excited to be able to count on her knowledge and expertise as our newest board member.”
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people's lives through the power of language
and literacy education. The company's innovative digital solutions drive positive learning outcomes for
the inspired learner at home or in schools and workplaces around the world.
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone's language division uses cloud-based solutions to help all types of
learners read, write and speak more than 30 languages. Lexia Learning, Rosetta Stone's literacy
education division, was founded more than 30 years ago and is a leader in the literacy education space.
Today, Lexia helps students build fundamental reading skills through its rigorously researched,
independently evaluated, and widely respected instruction and assessment programs. For more
The Joint National Committee for Languages, a 501(c)3 organization, and the National Council for
Languages and International Studies, a 501(c)4 organization, develop policy recommendations for the
Language Enterprise and advocate to the federal government for implementation of those policies.
Together, JNCL-NCLIS represent nearly 140 member organizations active in virtually all aspects of the
Language Enterprise — PreK-20 education, research, training, assessment, translation, interpreting,