Field Memos


3-7-14 Field Memo
  1. RIDE seeks recommendations for Rhode Island Distinguished Educator Pool  – Action Item
  2. RIDE shares results of mid-year surveys on educator evaluations
  3. RIDE, Office of Digital Excellence announce adult-education agreement on digital-literacy training for adult learners
11-1-13 Field Memo
  1. RIDE, district representatives present information on UCOA at national conference
  2. Rhode Island gaining recognition for use of technology in schools 
  3. Reminder: Presidential Scholar nominations due November 12 – Action Item
9-27-13 Field Memo
  1. Stony Lane Elementary School and the William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School named 2013 National Blue Ribbon Award Schools
  2. Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy meets the Summer Reading Challenge and joins Commissioner Gist on skydive to celebrate literacy education
  3. Save the Date: CCSS Networking Conference - October 26
7-26-13 Field Memo
  1. U.S. Department of Education Officials to visit Green Ribbon Schools in Providence on Monday
  2. PARCC releases cost estimates, almost exactly the same as NECAP per-student costs
  3. Space available in orientation sessions for facilitators of formative-assessment professional development
5-3-13 Field Memo
  1. RIDE develops, posts overviews of Year 4 Race to the Top plans, projects
  2. Commissioner delivers annual State of Education address
  3. Teacher, students receive awards and honors