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 2019

Navigating the RI Teacher Evaluation for Early Career Educators

Saturday, September 14, 2019

9:00 am - 1:00 pm
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd.

Participants will engage in activities that will take them through a deep dive of each of the following RIDE Model Evaluation components: Professional Practice Rubrics, Professional Responsibilities Rubrics, SLOs, Professional Growth Goal.  Participants will leave this session with a solid understanding of how they will be evaluated, their responsibilities in the evaluation process and how to calculate their overall effectiveness rating.  

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Interested in leading a PD Session?

We are currently requesting proposals for the 2019-2020 school year for PD sessions related to various aspects of members’ professional work. Presenters receive a $200 stipend for each 2-hour session they lead. If you are interested in leading a professional development session, please complete the following application by July 1, 2019.

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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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