New Collaboration to Improve Teacher Preparation in PPSD

Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

PPSD and RI educator preparation programs coordinate to improve educator experiences and build stronger connections with local schools

All of Rhode Island’s major teacher preparation institutions have come together with the Providence Public School District (PPSD) to support a joint statement aimed at improving the way they work together. In a co-signed letter, the group commits to a new partnership meant to “address the teacher shortage in PPSD while simultaneously maintaining the quality mentoring experiences necessary for successful educator preparation.”

The joint statement comes out of a working group convened by the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and relies on a report written by researchers at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University.


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