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 September 16th, 17th and 18th, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. First time participants are required to attend all three sessions; those that require a refresher only must attend the last session on September 18th. 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 another TA Training for perspective Teacher Assistants beginning September 16, 2014 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.   To register click here.

Driver's Ed Training Program -- In conjunction with CCRI, NRIC will offer another Driver's Ed Training Program for students with documented disabilities.  The cost is $85.00 including permit test.  For registration information, please contact Monica, the Driver's Ed Coordinator at CCRI, at 825-1043.  (This program is only for verified special education students who must be at least 15 years 10 months old at the start of the class).


RIDE Conference for Teacher Assistants --  September 20, 2014

RIDE is sponsoring a conference for teacher assistants, with support from the Rhode Island Technical Assistance Project. The day-long conference for teacher assistants will be held on Saturday, September 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Archie R. Cole Middle School, 100 Cedar Ave., East Greenwich. Space is limited, and pre-registration and pre-payment (or purchase order) is necessary. The conference sessions will provide teacher assistants with practical information and strategies that may be implemented within the classroom to support student achievement and success.

For information on registration, please see the scrolling banner at .

If you have any questions regarding the conference, contact Alice Woods, at or 222-8983.    

Northern Rhode Island Collaborative