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Professional Development Academy
To view and register for all professional development activities currently being offered by the Northern Rhode Island Collaborative, please click here. (link opens external site in a new window.)
Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (CPI) -- NRIC will offer another CPI Training for all professionals who work with students on December 3, 4, & 5, 2014. Training will take place at NRIC’s Training Center at 640 George Washington Highway, Rm. 104, Lincoln, RI 02865. The cost for those in NRIC Member Districts is $160.00; Non-Member Districts is $185.00; Refresher Only is $90.00. To register, click here.
Teacher Assistant Training Program -- NRIC will be offering TA Training for perspective Teacher Assistants from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at NRIC's Main Office at 640 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI. The fee is $ 270.00, including materials. The following is the upcoming schedule of classes for 2014-15. Click here to register for any one of the sessions.
March 2015 (dates to come)
ParaPro Assessment Test -- The Northern Rhode Island Collaborative has now been designated as a testing site for the internet version of the ParaPro Assessment Test, which is, according to the R.I. Department of Education, another requirement that needs to be fulfilled in order to become a teacher assistant. To view a sample test and to review the Parapro Study Guide, please go to the Educational Testing Service website: http://www.ets.org/parapro.
The cost for the 2 1/2 hour test at NRIC is $70.00. For further details on scheduling the test at NRIC, please contact Paula Andrews at NRIC 495-2024 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.