Summer 2022 Updates
Resource Sharing Contest
Are you an avid user of Rhode Island PBS LearningMedia? If not, today is a great day to learn about the tens of thousands of free resources available on the site. As you start to plan for the 22-23 school year, join educators across the state for a quick and easy challenge:

  1. Locate a new PBS LearningMedia resource or a favorite that you'll use again in the coming year.
  2. Click "Social Share" on the left side of the page to post the resource on Facebook or Twitter (you can also choose to share on Instagram).
  3. Tag @EdServRIPBS and use the hashtag #RIPBSLM to enter by Saturday, August 13.

3 winners will be chosen at random to receive a Rhode Island PBS Education Services Summer Swag Bag!

Winners will be contacted on Monday, August 15.

We can't wait to see all of your recommendations!
Professional Development
Join Our Team of Education Consultants!

Rhode Island PBS Education Services is seeking educators for part-time consulting/curriculum resource writing starting August 2022 through the coming school year. Consultants may be asked to write related support materials for individual student and/or educator use on PBS LearningMedia, pilot and/or review resources, participate in educator events, etc. On all grade levels and in all content areas, active Rhode Island teachers and coaches are encouraged to apply. Applications are due August 13, 2021. For more information and to apply, click here
The Rhode Island PBS Educator & Community Learning Professional Development Series

Earn up to 15 professional development hours, approved by the Center for Early Learning Professionals, by taking part in the Rhode Island PBS Educator & Community Learning Professional Development series. Designed for educators of children ages 3-8, the goal of each of the five, three-hour sessions is to empower educators with the tools, skills, and confidence to bring media-rich, play-based, and learner-centered experiences into their own environments and communities. Educators will leave each session with new digital resources from PBS KIDS and an action plan for how they will put their learning into practice.
Rhode Island PBS lo invita a registrarse para una capacitación curricular "aprender a través del juego y los medios" para educadores de la primera infancia: "La serie de aprendizaje profesional para educadores y comunidad de Rhode Island PBS" se ofrecerá como una serie híbrida virtual/en persona a través de Zoom y en las oficinas de Rhode Island PBS en Providence. Obtenga hasta 15 horas de desarrollo profesional, aprobadas por el Center for Early Learning Professionals, al participar. También saldrá de cada sesión con nuevos recursos digitales de PBS KIDS y un plan de acción sobre cómo pondrán en práctica su aprendizaje. Puede Registrarse haciendo clic en el siguiente enlace.
2022-23 Rhode Island PBS
Media Literacy Educator Certification Cohort

Join us for a free monthly workshop designed to help facilitate educators interested in completing the PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification. This professional learning opportunity is a great way for teachers, librarians, and coaches to showcase and validate their expertise in media literacy! Participants qualify for RIDE-approved PLUs, earn digital badges for micro-credential completion, and earn fantastic prizes along the way!

Space is limited! Registration will close when all spots are claimed.
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.
Local Connections
CCRI Adult Education is hiring two facilitators to teach ABE Bridge Classes
The Bridge and RI-BEST programs are hiring for full and part-time positions starting in August. They are looking for diverse applicants with strong communication skills, a dedication to education, and an interest in programs that strengthen the community- no K-12 certification is necessary. Positions are open for integrated skills and education programs in “Bilingual Early Childhood Education” (must speak Spanish) and “C.N.A Plus” (healthcare career pathway).

Interested candidates can reach out to Beatrice McGeoch, Director of Adult Education and Literacy Services directly, at, for more information.
Student Engagement
FedCap Tour of Rhode Island PBS
Rhode Island PBS was pleased to host a group of 12 students and their teachers from the Center for Innovation and Systems Improvement of the Fedcap Group. FedCap provides year-round education and workforce development opportunities for high school and college students with disabilities, including field trips to workplaces. The visit included a station tour led by our Education Services Department with special focus on the range of professional roles at the station, and a Q&A session with our production staff.
"Everyone we met and spoke with were amazing !! So attentive and responsive to the students’ and staffs’ questions and comments; so pleasant, engaging, encouraging and transparent. A priceless experience!!"
-Joanne DelAngelo M.Ed.
Program Director, ESRI, Fedcap
Educator Resources
Summer is the perfect time to check out these free PBS resources!
PBS KIDS offers a FREE collection of flexible courses to help inspire PreK-2nd grade teachers and provide classroom support. This experience blends engaging, interactive, personalized professional development opportunities. PBS KIDS also offers learning paths that lead to a certificate of completion. You can earn between one to three credit hours on devices like your laptop, tablet, or even your cell phone. For more information click here.
Questions about participating in the program? Contact us for more information!
Catching up on reading this summer? This collection emphasizes the power of reading through the lens of America's 100 most-loved novels, including how and why writers chose to create their specific fictional worlds.
Explore the science behind activities and other symbols associated with the season! Discover the physics of sailing, how light pollution affects firefly communication, and the science behind blowing bubbles among other options.
Save the Date


We are looking forward to meeting many RI school leaders at URI this summer! Make sure to stop by our exhibit booth and say, "hi!"
What to Watch
CAMP TV | Read Aloud

If you missed Rhode Island reader, Robbie, on the Self-Care Day episode of Camp TV earlier this month, you can find it on! Learn about all the forms that love takes as Robbie reads “I am Love, a Book of Compassion” by Susan Verde and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.
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
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