Updates from Rhode Island PBS Education Services

In the realm of education, collaborating, understanding, and sharing unique perspectives are pivotal parts of the experience. At Rhode Island PBS Education Services, we understand that. So, we created a blog for all things education called, “At Your … Education Services.” This blog is dedicated to celebrating those who are interested in education from every angle. This blog is the place to interact with content as an educator, lifelong learner, parent, or student from Woonsocket to Westerly. Get tools, resources, and inspiration with the link!

Professional Development Opportunities

Don't forget to register!

PBS LearningMedia 101:

A Workshop for Early Childhood Educators

We’re hosting a free workshop just for Early Childhood Educators exploring best practices for using media with young children with the help of PBS LearningMedia!

All educators will receive a CELP approved certificate of training aligned with the applicable Workforce Knowledge and Competencies that can be submitted to RIDE or DHS.  

This workshop will be presented in English on Thursday, December 8th from 4-6 pm.


Estamos organizando un taller gratuito solo para educadores de la primera infancia que explora las mejores prácticas para usar medios con niños pequeños con la ayuda de PBS LearningMedia.

Todos los educadores recibirán un certificado de capacitación aprobado por CELP alineado con los conocimientos y competencias de la fuerza laboral aplicables que se pueden enviar a RIDE o DHS.

Este taller se presentará en español el lunes 5 de diciembre de 6 a 8 pm.


Rhode Island PBS Education Services is a RIDE: Educator Course Network and Center for Early Learning Professionals approved provider of PK-12 professional development with options available in both English and Spanish. In addition to providing opportunities for PD credit hours, we also supply the necessary materials and resources for future success in your educational endeavors.

Complete this form to request a free session for your group or organization.

Educational Resources

Inside the Work

Through Her Eyes - A Newport Nutcracker Reimagined

In partnership with Island Moving Company, Rhode Island PBS co-produced Inside the Work: Through Her Eyes - A Newport Nutcracker Reimagined. These educational resources provide an intimate look into how the holiday feature was produced, sharing interviews and knowledge from both dance and film production perspectives with a focus on career readiness.

All About the Holidays

Celebrate the winter holidays with this collection of segments from your favorite PBS KIDS programs! This collection features excerpts from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Dinosaur Train, Peg + Cat, and Sid the Science Kid

Youth Engagement

2022 Student Journalism Challenge


Local Connections 


As the end of RI STEAM Month approaches, we hope that you have found the free resources that we have shared on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter useful!

If you have used these resources, we invite you to reach out to let us know!

We have suggested only a small sample of the STEAM content available on PBS LearningMedia. Visit the site to find more like the STEAM Careers collection or RISD STEAM.

Free At-Home Learning Program

Waterford Upstart provides eligible families with:

  • a year-long guided learning path with interactive and personalized activities that use songs, stories, and characters to make learning fun and memorable
  • expert support from a dedicated coach
  • a laptop and internet access (where applicable)

Please forward this info and/or share this printable flyer with any families you feel may benefit from this program. 

Deadline to apply: Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. ET


Programa de Aprendizaje Gratuito en el Hogar

Waterford Upstart ofrece a las familias elegibles:

  • una ruta de aprendizaje guiada de un año con actividades interactivas y personalizadas que usan canciones, historias y personajes para hacer que el aprendizaje sea divertido y memorable
  • apoyo experto de un entrenador dedicado
  • una computadora portátil y acceso a Internet (cuando corresponda)

¡Por favor envíe esta información y/o comparta este folleto imprimible con cualquier persona que crea que puede beneficiarse de este programa!

Aplique antes del jueves 15 de diciembre del 2022 a las 11:59 p. m. hora del Este


We’ve been selected by the

Stop & Shop Community Bag Program!

We are excited to share that Rhode Island PBS Education Services has been selected to benefit from Stop & Shop’s Community Bag Program, which makes it easy for customers to contribute to their local communities.

For the month of December, whenever a $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at the Stop & Shop located at 850 Manton Avenue in Providence, $1 will earn us $1. If you're not able to make it to the Manton Ave. location, you can use the attached Giving Tag to direct your donation to us.

To learn more about this program, please visit stopandshop.2givelocal.com.

What to Watch

Rick Steves

Art of Europe

Join Rick Steves for an ambitious sweep through the entire span of European art history with Rick Steves Art of Europe. This six-part journey tells the story of Europe’s art from prehistoric to the Modern Age.

Watch a new episode each Monday at 7:00 pm, beginning on November 21.

Thanksgiving Day

Our Town Marathon

Discover the local legends, historical events, and personal memoirs of Rhode Island towns and villages with an Our Town marathon

Beginning Thursday, November 24, visit 14 locales, spanning from Glocester to North Providence.

Have holiday plans? Watch the Our Town documentaries at your leisure on-demand

Watch WSBE Rhode Island PBS over the air on digital 36.1, Cox 08/1008HD | Verizon FiOS 08/508HD | Full Channel 08 | Comcast 819HD | Verizon FiOS 18/518HD in MA | DirecTV 36 | Dish Network 36. You can also watch online on ripbs.org/stream.
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