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.

 committed to equity and quality for all learners



RIASCD Fall Conference:

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Rhode Island College 8:30 to 1:00

The Educational Pathway for an Effective Social and Emotional Environment

$50 with book included              $30 conference only

Early Bird Incentive:  20% off if registered by November 2

Group Rates:

$400 for groups of 10 (conference and book)

$240 for groups of 10 (conference only)

Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author and motivational speaker. She is the Executive Director and Founder of LitWorld, a groundbreaking global literacy movement serving children across the United States and in more than 60 countries, and LitLife, a cutting-edge education consulting group specializing in professional development for PreK-12 literacy instruction.

8:30 to 9:00 AM ~  Registration & Continental breakfast buffet hosted by Scholastic

9:00 to 10:00 AM ~ Opening remarks & Pam Allyn – Keynote on Social and Emotional Learning

10:00 to 10:45 AM ~ Erin Koning – The Whole Child, SEL and Engaging Students with a Comprehensive Literacy Solution

10:45 to 11:15 AM ~ Social/Emotional Learning Q & A with the experts and Scholastic resource tables for independent reading, family engagement, professional training.  

11:15 to 12:00 PM ~ Dr. Rhonda Waltman – The Learning Supports Pathway:  Common Sense – Not Common Practice, and Family and Community Engagement

12:00 to 12:45 PM ~ Kristin Stringfellow  Social/Emotional Competencies

12:45 PM ~ Raffle Prizes / Closing Remarks