Certification - Current & Future Educators

RI values teacher, building administrator, and support professional effectiveness. Due to this commitment, certification regulations [PDF, 1.18 MB] align certification with student achievement and other evidence of effective performance.

Online renewal and progression of certificates is the most user friendly option and may be found on eCert by logging onto RIDEmap. To understand whether or not your certificate qualifies for progression, review the information on the Processing tab below.  

Our Office of Educator Excellence and Certification Services is open to the public 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday.

For other Frequently Asked Questions - visit Certification FAQ [PDF, 488KB]

Rhode Island Educator Code of Professional Responsibility [PDF, 306 KB]