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.


PD Series:  

The Challenged Child

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April 3:  Social Factors that Lead to Bullying at Calef Elementary School in Johnston

Dr. Lundon Jackson, Johnston Public Schools Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports Coordinator hosts this roundtable discussion for a close look at the indicators that lead to difficult behaviors for our students.  

April 24: Blended Learning and Technology Standards at Calef Elementary School in Johnston

Johnston “Lighthouse Classroom Teachers” will share tech tools and strategies for blended implementation in their elementary classrooms.

Tracey Kareemo, FuseRI Fellow will share her humorous presentation on how achievable it is to meet the iNACOL standards in “Laughing all the Way to Retirement.

May 8:  Maker Spaces and Beyond! at Jamestown Elementary and Middle Schools, Jamestown

Ken Duva, Superintendent of Jamestown Schools will host his Elementary and Middle School Maker Spaces.

Have you been wondering what happens in a Makerspace or what it is? Here is your chance to learn more about the Jamestown School’s Makerspace lab. Teachers and students have been incorporating the Makerspace into their STEAM activities for the past 2 years. Come find out how they use the green screen, little bits, tinkercads, 3D printer, makey makey, rigamajig and many other fun tools. Our students have used engineering skills, computer science and multi-media to enhance their learning out of the traditional classroom.

Session 10:  Celebration Showcase at Calef Elementary School, Johnston

Rhode Island teachers focusing on “the Challenged Child” tenet will be highlighted. Orlo School (Whole Child RIASCD Award Recipient) will share its success.

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