One of the requirements to become a Teacher Assistant is participation in an approved Teacher Assistant Training Program. The Northern Rhode Island Collaborative is a R.I. Department of Education approved training site for Teacher Assistant Training. The program is held at NRIC's Main Office and consists of 17.5 classroom hours (7 sessions) and a 6-hour NRIC classroom observation. The topics include:
Prerequisite -- Student must obtain a passing grade of 461 on the ParaPro Assessment and/or completed 2 years of college level courses. The ParaPro Assessment is a Reading, Writing and Math assessment required by the State of Rhode Island.
NRIC Teacher Assistant Training -- The Northern Rhode Island Collaborative in conjunction with the R. I. Department of Education offers a TA Training class for perspective teacher assistants. The cost is $275.00 including materials. Payment is due at the time of registration and may be processed on-line through our website with a credit card or by check/money order payable to NRIC. All classes are held 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm. Class does not meet on Fridays. Please click the "register" button in the left margin to register for this session.
Please contact Lisa Berthiaume at firstname.lastname@example.org should you need additional information.
Please Follow the link below for class details.
January 2019 Flyer.docx
Question : " What specific features of the TA Training program were of greatest value to you?"
Office: (401) 495-2000Fax: (401) 333-3572
Northern Rhode Island Collaborative
640 G.W. HighwayBuilding B Suite 200Lincoln, RI 02865