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Ensure Educator Excellence
Every student must have highly effective teachers.
Every school must have highly effective leaders & support professionals.
We must support educators throughout their careers.

Ensuring Educator Excellence demands supporting educators throughout their careers.  Professional development of educators is a responsibility shared by individual educators and their LEAs.

NEW!! RIDE Requests Feedback and Input on Rhode Island Professional Learning Standards


RIDE is excited to announce that a draft set of Rhode Island Professional Learning Standards is ready for feedback and input. We know from our SurveyWorks data that our educators are hungry for strong professional learning experiences. We also know that educator voice in strengthening professional learning systems is critical. To that end, we invite educators across Rhode Island to take this short (10-15 minutes) survey. The survey will gather feedback on how well this draft set of standards captures important aspects of strong professional learning systems and ask for suggestions to improve the current draft of the standards. Thank you in advance for your thoughtful engagement with these standards! With your help, we can make them a strong starting place for improving professional learning across our state.

Please note the survey will close on December 15, 2017.

NEW!! Integrating Practices Online Science and Math Modules


New online modules on integrating the Standards for Mathematical Practices and on the Next Generation Science Standards along with a Leadership Module and additional resources are currently available to all Rhode Island educators through RIDEmap. To access the modules, please log into RIDEmap and select the link to the Integrating Practices Online Modules on the right side of the page. If you do not have access to RIDEmap, please contact your district or enter a helpdesk ticket.

Helpful links to other professional development resources include: