Middle School Certification

Middle School Certification General Information
It is the expectation that all middle school teachers have middle school certification by 2020-2021. 

Middle School Certification Slide Presentation 
Classes required in the program for secondary certified content teachers are below: 
EDC 400 - Middle Level Curriculum and Assessment 
EDC 415 - Adolescent Development and Classroom Management
EDC 485 - Final Practicum

For elementary certified teachers, they need the above classes plus a content certification. 

Special Education Certification Note:
Last year, RIDE made changes to the Special Education certification process. These changes do not affect teachers who already held certificates when the changes took place.