Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston is hosting an Education/IT Job Fair on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Our goal is to connect Rhode Island educational
institutions, such as colleges, universities and school systems, as well as
employers who are recruiting Information Technology talent, with our large pool
of diverse clients actively seeking employment in these fields. We are inviting a select group of employers
to participate in this exciting event and reservations will be accepted on a first-come,
first-served basis. Be sure to reserve
your table as soon as possible.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
12 Noon to 2:00 pm
Roger Williams Park Casino, Providence, RI
Cost: FREE of Charge
To register: Complete and e-mail the attached
registration to firstname.lastname@example.org
by June 7.
businesses will be provided with a table, a table cloth, chairs and name tags
for company representatives who are registered to attend.
Electric outlets are available.
∎ Businesses may arrive as early as 11 am to set up.∎
From the North:
Take 95 South to Exit 17 Elmwood Avenue. Turn left at the bottom of the exit.
Make a U-turn in the turning lane on the right side of Elmwood Avenue into
Roger Williams Park. Bear right and the Casino will be directly ahead.
From the South:
Take 95 North to Exit 16/Route 10 towards Cranston. Take Elmwood Avenue Exit, Turn
left at the end of the exit onto Elmwood Avenue and drive .2 miles. Entrance to
Roger Williams Park will be on the right and then bear right. The Casino will
be directly ahead.
Contact: Fran Dickervitz - Workforce Solutions Providence/Cranston - One
Reservoir Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
P: 401. 462. 8970 F: 401. 462. 8946 E:
Registration Form below...
Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, is asking K-12 and post-secondary educators in the United States and the District of Columbia to share their top five benefits of using document cameras in the classroom for a chance to win one of four Epson® DC-20 document cameras during the “Epson Document Camera in the Classroom Contest.” Epson invites U.S. educators to submit their entries online at www.epson.com/doccamcontest between March 15 and May 10, 2013.
Digital Learning Day is February 6, 2013 – How Will You Celebrate At Your School?
Join the second annual Digital Learning Day—a national campaign that celebrates educators and the potential of technology in education—on February 6, 2013. Sign up TODAY to join tens of thousands of educators in a wave of innovation sweeping across the nation’s schools! Participation is completely free and will never be subscription-based. It is open to all interested education leaders (teachers, librarians, principals, district trainers, community leaders, etc.). This is a great opportunity to highlight and expand your efforts in using technology in the classroom to improve student outcomes!
As a registered participant of Digital Learning Day, you’ll receive tips and toolkits that you can use on Digital Learning Day and beyond. We will soon be posting K–12 interactive lesson plans in math, science, language arts, civics, and digital literacy for your use—all free of charge! These lessons will help you can collaborate with other educators across the nation in this massive celebration highlighting the potential of digital learning.
Your plans can be as simple or complex as you like. All we ask is that you sign up and try something new! There are a lot of great ideas, activities, and toolkits available in the “ways to participate” and “take action” sections of the Digital Learning Day website. For questions, or if you would like to share your story or activities ideas, please contact Rachel Jones or Sara Hall.
As part of your local Digital Learning Day activities on February 6, please register to watch the second annual Digital Town Hall, being simulcast live as part of the national Digital Learning celebration at 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (ET). Just Announced! Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and White House Chief Technology Officer Todd Park Have Joined the National Digital Learning Day Celebration in Washington, DC
RISTE and TechACCESS of Rhode Island are now partners! We will be working together to promote the use of technology in our schools.
The mission of TechACCESS of RI is to promote and support the
independence and achievement of people with disabilities through the use
TechACCESS of RI was founded in 1991 with the intention of making
“assistive technology” a part of everyone’s vocabulary. From the
beginning, the organization set a high standard for technology service
delivery and for maintaining expert level competency with technologies.
Since their inception, they have been committed to finding real
solutions that provide functional outcomes for the people they serve, to
building and sustaining collaborations for program development and
systems change activities, and to serving as a resource center for
professional development and capacity building throughout the state.
The following information outlines TA’s vision, mission and guiding
principles of practice, which are articulated here as a foundation and a
lens through which the day’s discussion was grounded.Please visit the TechACCESS website
Two webinars have been scheduled to provide members with information on how they can navigate their way through the renewal process. The program offerings will be discussed along with the process and timelines.
Please email Dan Pessin of Microsoft (email@example.com) with which webinar you want to attend (no need to attend both).
September 25th at 2:30 PM- 1 hour webinar
October 11th at 9:30 AM- 1 hour webinar (repeat of the session on the 25th)
Our Massachusetts counterpart has been organizing a technology and learning conference for many years providing
educators from across the region with exciting ways to enhance
learning with technology.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Thursday October 25, 2012
Registration opens at 7 am
1 Patriot Place
Foxborough, MA 02035
For more information check the conference web site.
Tech Forum Boston: Insight & Innovation for Technology Leaders
Friday April 27, 2012 | Burlington Marriott | Burlington, MA
Join us for a day of networking and professional development
Brought to you by
Tech & Learning magazine
RISTE members may attend
the event at a special discount! Enter discount code BOS12RI and
register for only $185 per person. That’s a $104 savings. Register
Lee Rabbitt, Director of Technology,
Newport Public Schools, Receives International Recognition Award for ‘Making It
Happen’ in Educational Technology
RISTE organized a meeting last Wednesday morning for an opportunity to learn about Virtual Learning in Rhode Island.
The morning began with presentations by three RI educators who are using/managing virtual learning environments in their schools.
is the Associate Principal for Teaching and
Learning at Middletown High School. They currently contract 25 seats per
semester from Virtual High School. Chris taught Computer Science for
Virtual High School and served as the school's Site
Coordinator for the last 4 years. He is also the Mathematics teacher
of record when their ALP program utilized VLA as a credit recovery
Michael Ferry is the Coordinator, Instructional Technology for Woonsocket Education Department.
They are presently using NovaNet Courseware, NovaNet Legacy, Virtual High School, and RosettaStone.Hersh Cristino works in Pawtucket Schools as a Teacher, Technology Coordinator.
He will be describing their use of Apex Learning which is based out of Seattle Washington.
The RI Dept of Education is looking at virtual learning as well and Holly Walsh
joined us to describe their investigations into the various policy
issues, learning models, and resources to support virtual learning.
Holly described a Model School grant opportunity that will be coming up in January
- She also made an announcement about a conference on February 11 that will focus on classroom learning, virtual learning and blended learning environments.