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RIASCD PD Series: 


All sessions at

Johnston High School:  345 Cherry Hill Rd, Johnston from 4:00 to 6:00


Be sure to catch our Webinar Series hosted by WGBH, PBS Boston

PBS LearningMedia Introduction

Whole Child Overview


Click on the PD# or Title for a live link to register.


PD#1 HEALTHY Child 1/13

Healthy Schools Coalition ~ Committed to making all RI Schools Healthy Places for Children to Learn, Grow, and Flourish


PD#2 SAFE Child 2/10

Heather Neil ~ Digital Citizenship:  Appropriate and Responsible Technology Use in Classrooms


PD#3 ENGAGED Child 3/16

Steve Krasner ~ Nudging the Imagination: Writing Across the Curriculum


PD#4 SUPPORTED Child 4/13

Robert Rocchio, Jr. and Sue Constable ~ Social Emotional Learning: A Vital Component of Lifelong Success


PD #5 CHALLENGED Child 5/11

Dawn Manchester ~ Formative Assessment in a Blended Learning setting  

Anne Kaiser ~ Engage Your Inner Engineer:  The Evolution from Science to Engineering in the STEM Classroom


June 8

Year-end Celebration Conference: Showcase Whole Child School

Get your classroom or school’s work showcased!

Use PBS Digital Media,

Focus on the Whole Child,

Utilize the work of our session presentations

Contact Deb Ramm @ to be recognized

Register for sessions at




Check out this Guest Blog Spot by our own

Rosemary Reilly-Chammat



The RIASCD episode,

“Whole Child Across the States: How Are We Doing?,”

has been published and is on iTunes now!

Link to episode mp3    

Link to Inservice blog post

Link to podcast archives



RIASCD in collaboration with ASCD and Rhode Island educators


featuring DOUGLAS FISHER & NANCY FREY on March 27 

Click to check out the NEASCD blog!
Here’s what you missed…
hope to see you next time!

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Check out sample ideas to get the word out on Twitter here.









Segue named 2013-2014 Whole Child Recognition School by RIASCD

Check out more of the story here.



 Rhode Island supports the Whole Child

Check out a “snapshot”  our RIASCDs work relative to our newest Influence Grant.  

Whole Child Snapshot


Our Mission

The mission of Rhode Island ASCD, a community of educators, is to improve the quality of learning, teaching, and leading for the success of each learner.

Rhode Island ASCD is a leading source for professional learning in Rhode Island. Its exemplary programs, services, and partnerships influence policies and practices for the benefit of the Rhode Island educational community and the subsequent success of students.

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