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Governor Raimondo Attends RIASC Chair Meeting


Governor Raimondo, RI Education Board Chair, Barbara Cottam, and the Govenor's Deputy Chief of Staff addressed Rhode Island school committee chairs and sought their advice on the qualities the new Commissioner of Education should possess.  Chairs were given the opportunity to articulate what they felt was important to move Rhode Island education forward and the overall sentiment was that good communication and consistency will be key to the success of the new Commissioner.



RIASC SCHOOL SAFETY TRAINING

On March 14, RIASC offered members the opportunity to learn about school safety and how they can implement a sound safety program in their districts.  Members who attended learned about RIEMA resources and the safety program that Smithfield administrators have adopted--ALICE.

Perhaps you saw coverage from the event on Channel 6.



RIASC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR on TEN NEWS CONFERENCE

The Commissioner of Education, the public school calendar, management versus union rights, the PARCC Assessment are just some of the subjects discussed on the Sunday, February 22, 10 News Conference.

RIASC Executive Director Tim Duffy and NEARI head Bob Walsh participated in a lively debate on local and national education issues.

Did you miss the broadcast?  The show can be viewed on the WJAR 10 website.




 

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RIASC Annual Meeting - 5/2/2015 - 5/2/2015