Transition to Common Core State Standards – all you need to know here!

1. Transition Resources:

2. Curriculum Work and Information:

3. Common Core Supporting Materials:



4. Comprehensive Assessment System (CAS)

5. Facebook Page for Quick, Updated Information:


Get Ready for PARCC – Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Tools and Resources – ALL districts will have full implementation beginning the 2015-2016 school year:

Rhode Island Department of Education PARCC Information

Rhode Island Department of Education Mathematics Information

Rhode Island Department of Education English Language Arts Information

Learning Modules – PARCC is developing a series of online professional learning modules to help teachers, counselors, school leaders, and school and district testing coordinators understand PARCC:

Understand the Educator Evaluation System

1. Overview:

2. RI Growth Model: Measures progress using individual student data – more information:


Get on Board with your Certification Regulations


Know your Supports and Middle Level Resources

Association for Middle Level Education (formerly NMSA)

New England League of Middle Schools (NELMS)

New England Secondary School Consortium (NESSC)

Rhode Island Association of School Principals (RIASP)

Rhode Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (RIASCD)

Rhode Island Center for School Leadership (RISCSL)

Rhode Island School Superintendents’ Association

Learning First Alliance of Rhode Island (LFARI)