The Northern Rhode Island Collaborative is a public, non-profit educational institution established in 1987.

The multi-purpose educational collaborative provides special education programs and other educational services primarily to its member school districts in northern Rhode Island. 


This Week!


NRIC's 30th Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2016 




NRIC Students Visit Residents at The Holiday Nursing Home on October's World Smile Day!   Click here for more info.










NRIC Offering Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention Training

NRIC will offer Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention Training for all professionals who work with students coming in March 2016.   For more details, click here

NRIC Teacher Assistant Training Schedule

      March 2016

      May 2016


Click here to register for any of the above sessions.  


AOP Students Visit Roger Williams Park Zoo

Students in our AOP Program at Orchard Farms Elementary School recently enjoyed a day at Roger Williams Park Zoo as their class wraps up their study on the rainforest and safari animals.  Click here for more pics!

New Mural & Cougar Mascot Create School Spirit

School spirit is on the rise at NRIC -- home of the Collaborative Cougars!  They're not a sports team but our community of students and staff members at St. James School who support one another and have fun while they learn.  C O U G A R S -- stand for Caring, Outstanding, Unique, Giving, Awesome, Respectful Students.   Click here for more details.