Present at the signing of the MOU were (seated L-R): State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston, Krista Ried, Office of Professional Preparation Services, Maria Luisa Lapresa, Consul of Italy Standing (L-R): Franco Iaderosa, Director of NOI Foundation, State Representative Anthony Forlini, Paolo Nervo, President NOI ,and Lia Adelfi, President of Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan.