Professional Development Academy
The Northern Rhode Island Collaborative offers professional development to teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals and other staff at partner schools and programs that support students in community-based settings. Educators and specialists from across the state come to our Professional Development Training Center to improve their educational skills and to obtain knowledge that can be applied directly to their daily practice.
Current Course Offerings
Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (CPI)
NRIC will offer CPI Training for all professionals who work with students. The following is the upcoming schedule of this class.
3 day Full CPI Course
Teacher Assistant Training Program
NRIC offers a seven-day Teacher Assistant Training for prospective Teacher Assistants from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at NRIC's Main Office at 640 George Washington Highway, Bldg. B, Lincoln, RI.
The fee is $270.00, including materials.
The following is the upcoming schedule of classes:
ParaPro Assessment Preparation Class COMING SOON
NRIC offers a ParaPro Assessment Preparation Class to assist prospective Teacher Assistants in preparing for the ParaPro Assessment. This four-session class will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at NRIC's Main Office at 640 George Washington Highway, Bldg. B, Suite 200, Lincoln, RI.
The fee is $65.00.