Elevate Your
Teaching Journey

Dive deep into our courses, designed to bolster your skills and shape the future of education.

Anti-Racist Education

Embrace our fervent commitment to anti-racism, where we actively equip educators with tools and knowledge to foster inclusivity and equity in every classroom.

Celebrating Our
Alumni Legacy

Witness the enduring impact of RISPE’s teachings through the successes and contributions of our alumni, who continually inspire change and excellence in education.


At RISPE, we’re dedicated to nurturing educators who are not just well-equipped with practical skills but are also passionate advocates for inclusivity and diversity in education.

As part of our vision to transform Rhode Island’s teacher pipeline, we’re proud to offer comprehensive, innovative programs designed to empower the next generation of teachers.

Certificate Programs

We offer two progressive certification programs – English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Elementary Accelerated Teacher Certification (Elementary ATC). 

Each program is carefully designed to equip our students with the knowledge, skills, and real-world experience they need to thrive as educators.

Tuition Assistance

RISPE is committed to making our programs accessible. Discover the various scholarships and financial aid options available.

Tuition & Fees

At the Rhode Island School for Progressive Education, we understand that the decision to further your education is a significant investment in your future. That’s why we’re committed to providing clear and detailed information about the costs associated with each of our unique programs.

Tuition Costs,

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