The mission of Rhode Island ASCD, a community of educators, is to improve the quality of learning, teaching, and leading for the success of each learner.
Rhode Island ASCD is a leading source for professional learning in Rhode Island. Its exemplary programs, services, and partnerships influence policies and practices for the benefit of the Rhode Island educational community and the subsequent success of students.
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Membership in RIASCD offers important benefits to educators throughout the year. Members currently receive :
Executive Board Members
Senior Associate Advisor
Dr. Bernard DiLullo
Anne M. Seitsinger, Ph.D.
Amanda L. Madore
RIASCD Fall Conference
December 1, 2018
Rhode Island College
In collaboration with the Statewide Literacy Council, RI Teachers of the Year, and the RI Librarians Association, RIASCD invites you to attend enjoy this year's keynote speaker LeDerick R. Horne ~poet, advocate, and co-author of the book “Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success”.
Our theme, “Responding to Hidden Disabilities to Educate the Whole Child,” will feature LeDerick Horne. LeDerick Horne is a poet, advocate, and co-author of the book “Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success” – Released by Brookes Publishing Co. Within this presentation, LeDerick Horne will share his own experience as a student with a learning disability who was able to graduate from college with a BA in mathematics. LeDerick is now one of the nation’s most sought after speakers dedicated to improving the outcomes of youth with disabilities. During this family focused presentation, LeDerick will give advice to help all students develop positive identities as people with disabilities. Strategies for helping students reach their transition goals will as be shared as well as advice on helping students develop positive relationships in school and the adult world.