Huntsville, AL – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (YSG), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is proud to announce Anuliina Santry as the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) contract Employee of the 1st Quarter 2017. Anuliina joined Team Yorktown as a Senior Training Analyst supporting the Department of State (DoS) FSI cultural and language instruction contract in August 2016.
A native of Jyväskylä, Finland, Anuliina worked at FSI for nearly ten years as a Finnish Language and Culture Instructor, as well as a FSI-certified Tester, Examiner, and Learning Consultant.
Currently, Ms. Santry supports the program by coordinating and conducting classroom observations, and working with instructors who need additional training and coaching. She assists YSG’s pre-service training program, providing administrative help to the Program Manager and Deputy Program Manager.
Steve Sabia, FSI Program Manager, says that “Anuliina has been a major component of our success at FSI. Because she worked here previously as a direct hire and as a contractor, she knows the organization, and she has helped me build bridges with the staff. She is a joy to work with and I am proud she is on the YSG team.”
Anuliina is fluent in Finnish, English, and Swedish. She is the founder and Principal of Suomikoulu DC - The Finnish School of Washington DC, which is a non-profit heritage school for children.