NEARI Professional Development Program

NEA Rhode Island is proud to offer professional development to members in order to support your work in the classroom/workplace. Below are the scheduled offerings for 2018/2019. All seminars in the PD Program are provided at no additional cost to our members. Refreshments are served. If registration is full to capacity and closed to new registrants, please email Mary Barden (mbarden @ to be added to a waitlist. 

September 2018

I Can Do It! Classroom Management

Saturday, September 8, 2018

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

This course provides teachers with basic classroom management techniques that will ensure success in the classroom. The course features the following modules:

  • Getting to know your students
  • Rules, routines and procedures
  • Reinforcements 
  • Providing Motivating and Engaging Instruction
  • Classroom Transitions, Signals and Sponges
  • Communicating with Students and Parents

Presenters: Tabitha Watjen, Crystal Monteiro, Mary Barden

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Tuesday, September 18

NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

  • Understanding the Evaluation Rubric for Professional Practice & Responsibilities- What does it look like for your specific discipline/content/grade? 
  • Understanding SLOs- How to write an SLO that is meaningful to your practice.

Presenter: Jody Clark

Dinner will be served.

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National Education Association Rhode Island (NEARI)

99 Bald Hill Road
Cranston, RI 02920-2631

P: 401-463-9630
F: 401-463-5337

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