Mission & Assumptions


  1. To grow and build educational leaders in Rhode Island that will create capacity in schools and districts across the state.

  2. Showcase local solutions to complex educational issues, and share the good, bad and ugly with consortium members.


  1. Any professional development events related to Google Apps RI Institute, should be at the lowest cost possible while still providing quality professional development.

  2. The work of the institute should involve future PD and activities to build on what is learned during the summer institute.

  3. Whenever possible the professional development and all institute activities should make use of Google Apps for Education to model capabilities.

  4. Professional development activities during the institute should make every effort to immerse participants in the use of GAFE tools