Educational Leadership starts here

The Rhode Island Association of School Principals (RIASP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting school principals as the leaders of today’s schools, teachers, and students.

As the state’s leading professional association for school principals, RIASP serves its 500+ membership by educating, lobbying, and collaborating on behalf of the broad range of issues facing Rhode Island principals.

Established in 1932, the RIASP promotes positive student outcomes, student-centered policies, and the recognition of the role principals play every day in our schools in leading the continuous pursuit of educational excellence.

Upcoming events

    • January 27, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2480 Post Road, Warwick (RIASP Office Building 3rd Floor)
    Register

    English Language Learners 

    Featuring Dr. Cindy Crimmin

    Questioning & Assessment for Non-English Speaking Students


    Audience
    K-12 Educators, Administrators 

    Date: January  27th. 

    Check In8:00am-8:30am 

    Session8:30am-3:00pm 

    LINK TO REGISTER 

    Location: RIASP Office Building: 2480 Post Road, Warwick, RI.

    Cost of Session:

    • Member Fee & Member Guest  $230 each.
    • Non Member Fee  $250 each.
    • Team of 3 or more $215 each (code required)Email nletoile@riasp.org

    Day 1: Questioning & Assessment for Non-English Speaking Students: Too often, teacher questions and assessment tools measure something other than the goals for which they were intended. Even the simplest question, if not phrased carefully, can prove incomprehensible to a student who otherwise understands the material being discussed. This session focuses on the role of teacher-language, practice and expectations and how these factors can impact second language learners in their classes.  We will explore through the lens of non-English speakers the strategies and materials often used in the classroom. In the process, educators will be called upon to share their current learning goals, instructional practices and favorite tools in light of this new perspective.

    After this session of the course, the participants will be able to:

    • Rework assessment tools currently used in their practice to ensure that the language used, as well as supporting visual contexts, are best suited to evaluate the importing thinking and learning of non-English speaking students.

    • Develop questioning strategies (such as extended wait time) and additional assessment tools that are crafted to be easily comprehended by non-English speaking students.

    • Identify non-verbal cues, visuals, and tasks that can help ELL students better demonstrate what they know and are able to do.

    • Develop ways to differentiate instruction for ELL students on the basis of formal and informal assessments.




    Instructor: Dr. Cindy Crimmin Ph.D., has served in both public and private schools. Beginning as a bilingual Ell and Science teacher in the Boston Public Schools at the middle school level, she has taught Spanish at all levels from early elementary to high school Advanced Placement and was a teacher of English language learners. Her strong interest in curricular design and in improving teaching and learning across the grades prompted her to complete a Ph. D. in Educational Administration at Boston College. That experience led her into administration, where she worked in curriculum leadership at the central office and served as an elementary principal in Watertown and Weston. In each role, Cindy always saw herself primarily as a teacher. She is an ESE approved Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) instructor for both the teacher and administrator licensure programs. 


    • January 29, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Register

    Register for RIASP’s General Membership Meeting:

    Spend an afternoon with Todd Rogers, renown social scientist from Harvard University. Dr. Rogers will share engagement strategies and interventions to use with parents/families around reducing student chronic absenteeism, a critical issue in our state.

    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2020

    4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. – Rhode Island Shriners

    We know that building leaders are committed to reducing student chronic absenteeism in their schools. We also know that building leaders are not always equipped to deal with difficult and struggling families that may not fully appreciate the importance of student attendance.

    If possible, we encourage principals to bring their school social worker, parent engagement coordinator, or related position to hear the same message and leave with takeaways to implement immediately. Because of space, we are limited to partner teams only (i.e., building leader plus one relevant other.) Please make sure that all your guest register as well. 

    Register now at this link: http://www.riasp.org/event-3673322


    • February 05, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • RI Shriners
    Register

    REGISTER AND SAVE YOUR SEAT NOW! 

    IMPLICATIONS FOR PRINCIPALS FROM NEW EDUCATION 

    LEGISLATION TO BE DISCUSSED 

    Ben Scungio, Jeff Sowa & Ron Cascione - Attorneys 


Past events

January 14, 2020 High School Middle School Network Meeting
December 12, 2019 Effective Conferencing with Low Performing Educators
December 05, 2019 Making the Most of the SAT Suite of Assessments
December 05, 2019 Share the Value of the SAT Suite of Assessments
November 06, 2019 High School/Middle School Network Meeting
November 05, 2019 Questioning & Assessment for Non-English Speaking Students
November 01, 2019 Rigorous Discourse
October 22, 2019 Social Emotional Learning- Working With Parents to Develop SEL Skills in the Home
October 16, 2019 RIASP General membership Meeting
October 10, 2019 Assistant Principals Network Meeting
August 07, 2019 RIASP/RIILA SUMMER CONFERENCE - SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS ONLY
August 07, 2019 RIASP/RIILA Summer Conference Leading Learning & Building Culture
August 05, 2019 RIASP/RIILA JOINT BOARD MEETING
July 18, 2019 NASSP ANNUAL CONFERENCE
July 10, 2019 NAESP ANNUAL CONFERENCE
June 06, 2019 RIASP GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING-NEW DATE
June 05, 2019 RIASP PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR RECEPTION
April 24, 2019 RIASP BOARD MEETING
April 23, 2019 Trauma Informed Schools (Session 2)
April 03, 2019 RIASP GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
March 27, 2019 RIASP BOARD MEETING
March 19, 2019 TRAUMA INFORMED SCHOOLS
March 05, 2019 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS NETWORK
February 27, 2019 RIASP BOARD MEETING
February 27, 2019 Managing Adult Stress and Anxiety in School Culture-Session Two
February 25, 2019 How to Build High Performance Teams and Design Effective Meetings
February 13, 2019 AP US History Professional Development and Network Organization Wksp
February 12, 2019 ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS NETWORK
February 06, 2019 Legal Workshop Wed, February 6, 2019
January 30, 2019 RIASP BOARD MEETING
January 29, 2019 Managing Adult Stress and Anxiety in School Culture
January 23, 2019 RIASP GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
January 17, 2019 CLOSING ACHIEVEMENT GAPS (SESSION TWO)
January 15, 2019 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL NETWORK MEETING
December 11, 2018 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NETWORK MEETING-CANCELLED
December 05, 2018 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS NETWORK
November 28, 2018 RIASP BOARD MEETING
November 07, 2018 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS NETWORK
November 01, 2018 CLOSING ACHIEVEMENT GAPS (FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION, MINORITY, POVERTY STUDENTS, AND STUDENTS OF COLOR), AND RAISING ACHIEVEMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS
October 30, 2018 RIASP GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
October 29, 2018 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NETWORK MEETING
October 24, 2018 RIASP BOARD MEETING
October 24, 2018 USING PSAT AND SAT DATA TO INFORM INSTRUCTION
October 03, 2018 ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS NETWORK- NOW ON OCT 29th
September 26, 2018 RIASP BOARD MEETING
August 08, 2018 RIASP/RIILA SUMMER CONFERENCE - SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS
August 08, 2018 INNOVATE '18- RIASP/RIILA SUMMER CONFERENCE-ATTENDEES
July 11, 2018 NASSP ANNUAL CONFERENCE
July 09, 2018 NAESP ANNUAL CONFERENCE
June 20, 2018 RIASP BOARD DINNER MEETING
May 30, 2018 RIASP GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
May 23, 2018 RIASP Principal of Year Reception
May 09, 2018 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL NETWORK
April 30, 2018 RIILA BOARD MEETING
April 25, 2018 RIASP BOARD MEETING
April 04, 2018 CANCELLED: LACK OF REGISTRATIONS -ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NETWORK
April 03, 2018 RIASP GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING-Governor Raimondo Speaks
March 28, 2018 RIASP BOARD MEETING
March 07, 2018 RESTORATIVE PRACTICES & CONSCIOUS DISCIPLINE
February 28, 2018 RIASP BOARD MEETING
February 07, 2018 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL NETWORK
February 06, 2018 RIASP LEGAL SEMINAR
February 01, 2018 CANCELLED: ELEMENTARY ED CAMP
January 31, 2018 RIASP BOARD MEETING
January 30, 2018 WORKING IN CLASSROOMS WITH STUDENTS WITH NEUROLOGICAL AND EMOTIONAL DISORDERS
January 25, 2018 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NETWORK-CANCELLED
January 24, 2018 RIASP GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
December 07, 2017 Closing the Achievement Gaps and Raising Achievement for Special Education, Poverty Students, ELL Students, and Students of Color
December 06, 2017 RIILA BOARD MEETING
December 06, 2017 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL NETWORK
November 30, 2017 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NETWORK
November 29, 2017 RIASP BOARD MEETING
November 01, 2017 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL NETWORK
October 24, 2017 RIASP GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
October 19, 2017 RIASP BOARD MEETING
October 18, 2017 SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN THE HOME
October 04, 2017 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NETWORK
October 03, 2017 RIILA BOARD MEETING
September 28, 2017 RIASP BOARD MEETING
August 09, 2017 RIASP/RIILA SUMMER CONFERENCE - PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION ONLY
August 09, 2017 RIASP/RIILA SUMMER CONFERENCE-SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
July 09, 2017 NASSP/NAESP JOINT CONFERENCE
June 28, 2017 RIASP/RISSA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS
June 21, 2017 POSTPONED: RIASP/RIILA Joint Board Dinner Meeting
May 31, 2017 GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
May 24, 2017 RIASP PRINCIPAL OF YEAR RECEPTION
May 03, 2017 RIASP BOARD MEETING-WORK SESSION/Sub-Committees
May 02, 2017 MANAGING ANXIETY WORK SESSION
April 13, 2017 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS NETWORK
April 05, 2017 RIASP/RIILA JOINT BOARD MEETING
March 22, 2017 General Membership Meeting
March 16, 2017 Assistant Principals Network
February 15, 2017 RIASP Board Meeting & Work Session
February 13, 2017 Dealing with Contemporary Mental Health Issues in Schools WILL BE HELD
February 02, 2017 ELEMENTARY ED CAMP -Elementary School Principals
February 01, 2017 HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL NETWORK MEETING - NEW DATE
January 26, 2017 High School/Middle School Principals Network
January 25, 2017 RIASP Board Meeting
January 18, 2017 General Membership Meeting
January 05, 2017 Assistant Principals Network--MEETING CANCELLED
December 06, 2016 Managing School Accounts Workshop
December 01, 2016 High School/Middle School Principals Network
November 29, 2016 RIILA Board Meeting
November 10, 2016 High School/Middle School Principals Network
November 03, 2016 Assistant Principals Network
October 26, 2016 General Membership Meeting
October 19, 2016 RIASP Board Meeting
September 27, 2016 RIILA Board Meeting
September 22, 2016 Assistant Principals Network
September 21, 2016 RIASP Board Meeting
August 10, 2016 RIASP/RIILA INNOVATE'16 - SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR
August 10, 2016 INNOVATE '16 - PARTICIPANTS
June 22, 2016 Board of Directors
May 18, 2016 Principal of the Year Awards Reception
May 12, 2016 Assistant Principals Network--CANCELLED
May 04, 2016 General Membership Meeting - ROOM S330
April 14, 2016 High School/Middle School Principal Network
April 06, 2016 Board of Directors
March 30, 2016 UNDERSTANDING THE REDESIGNED SAT SESSION
March 23, 2016 General Membership Meetings
March 17, 2016 High School/Middle School Principal Network
March 16, 2016 LEGAL SEMINAR
March 09, 2016 Board of Directors
March 03, 2016 Assistant Principals Network
March 01, 2016 Elementary Principals Ed Camp
February 25, 2016 NASSP National Conference
February 10, 2016 Board of Directors
January 28, 2016 High School/Middle School Principal Network Guest Speaker Chief Innovation Officer Richard Culatta
January 20, 2016 General Membership Meetings
January 14, 2016 Assistant Principals Network
January 13, 2016 Board of Directors
December 09, 2015 Board of Directors
December 03, 2015 Highschool/Middle School Principal Network
November 19, 2015 Assistant Principals Network
November 18, 2015 Board of Directors
November 12, 2015 High School/Middle School Principal Network
October 21, 2015 General Membership Meeting
October 14, 2015 Board of Directors
September 23, 2015 Board of Directors
August 06, 2015 PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION: RIILA/RIASP 2015 SUMMER CONFERENCE "Preparing for Tomorrow: Building, Sharing & Connecting"
August 06, 2015 SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS REGISTRATION: Summer Conference
June 17, 2015 RIASP Board of Directors
May 20, 2015 2015 Principals of Year Award Ceremony
May 14, 2015 Assistant Principals Network
May 06, 2015 General Membership Meeting
April 16, 2015 Highschool/Middle School Principal Network
April 01, 2015 RIASP Board of Directors
March 25, 2015 General Membership Meeting
March 19, 2015 Highschool/Middle School Principal Network
March 18, 2015 RIASP Board of Directors--TIME CHANGE*****
March 05, 2015 Assistant Principals Network
March 04, 2015 LEGAL ISSUES - Work Session
February 19, 2015 NASSP National Conference
February 11, 2015 RIASP Board of Directors/PARCC Workshop
February 11, 2015 PARCC Informational Session
February 04, 2015 Elementary Principals Network
January 29, 2015 High School/Middle School Principal Network
January 21, 2015 General Membership Meeting
January 15, 2015 Assistant Principals Network
January 14, 2015 RIASP Board of Directors
December 10, 2014 RIASP Board of Directors
December 04, 2014 Highschool/Middle School Principal Network
November 20, 2014 Assistant Principals Network
October 15, 2014 RIASP Board Meeting
September 24, 2014 RIASP BOD Work Session
September 18, 2014 Assistant Principals Network
August 06, 2014 Summer Conference

© 2015 Rhode Island Association of School Principals

Rhode Island Association of School Principals is a 501(c) 6 Non-Profit Organization

MAILING ADDRESS:  PO BOX 7791, WARWICK, RI 02887 

OFFICE ADDRESS:  2480 POST ROAD, WARWICK, RI 02886 

401-272-9811 ext. 2 

Robert Littlefield, Executive Director 

Sherry Arlia-Puhacz, Adm. Asst. 

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