The Center provides a wide variety of professional development (PD) opportunities specifically for RIDE Pre-K program staff, including topic-based PD sessions, communities of practice, and the annual Pre-K program kick-off and end-of-year wrap-up. Pre-K staff can also participate in other Center PD offerings, which include participants from outside the RIDE Pre-K program.
Participants register for PD events through the Center’s PD online registration system.
Full Year PD Schedule
Download the 2018–19 RIDE Pre-K Program PD Schedule (PDF)
(Please note this schedule is subject to change.)
Browse Center PD Offerings. These PD offerings are open to all early childhood educators in Rhode Island, including center-based administrators, teachers, and teacher assistants; and public school administrators, teachers, and teacher assistants; and family child care providers.
Materials from the 2018 Pre-K Kick-Off
Implementing The BPS Curriculum: Setting Up for Success
The First Three Weeks of School: Creating a Classroom Community
Intentionally Planning for Outdoor Play
Exploring Key Concepts of High Quality Preschool Classroom Environments
The Pyramid Model: Promoting Children’s Social-Emotional Development and School Readiness