Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Newport Public Schools, will join What’s Up Newp at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, August 12th to discuss the upcoming school year – when it may begin, what it might look like, and other challenges that COVID-19 are presenting for public education.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).