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. At this time, no CPI classes are scheduled. Please check this page frequently for further updates
Teacher Assistant Training Program (Prerequisite required)
NRIC offers a seven-day Teacher Assistant Training for prospective Teacher Assistants from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at NRIC's Main Office (Room 200) at 640 George Washington Highway, Bldg. B, Lincoln, RI.
The fee is $275.00, including materials.
The following is the upcoming schedule of classes: