NEARI Professional Development Program

NEA Rhode Island is proud to be offering professional development to members in order to support your work in the classroom/workplace. Below are the initial offerings for 2017. All seminars in the PD Program are provided at no cost to our members.  

Registration is limited, so sign up right away; these sessions will fill up fast!

Formative Assessment

Utilizing formative assessment in your classroom

Participants will develop their understanding of formative assessment, explore a variety of formative assessment strategies and determine how to utilize these strategies to effectively make instructional decisions in order to meet the needs of all students.
Monday, March 20, 2017
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. 

Simplify Your Life with Google Classroom

Has your school or district "gone Google"? If you're blending technology into your lessons and looking for a seamless way to organize your resources, assignments, and student work, this is the workshop for you. Whether you are brand new to G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Education) or are comfortable with the platform, you will learn new tips and tricks for managing it all through Google Classroom.

Please note: Participants must have a school-managed Google Education account to access Google Classroom and should bring a charged Chromebook or a laptop that runs Google Chrome.

Monday, April 3, 2017
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. 


Building Relationships - NEW DATE!

The power of building strong relationships with students

Explore the power of building strong relationships with students and the impact these relationships have on the educational experience. Participants will collaborate with and learn from each other to develop an arsenal of tips, tools, and strategies to use when they return to the classroom in order to intentionally build and strengthen relationships with their own students.

Monday, April 10, 2017

4:30 – 6:30 p.m. 


Access Your Member Benefits

Use the number on your membership card as your login for the Access Member Benefits program.

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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