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How to Become a Teacher in Rhode Island: Teacher Certification

This is a general guide to the steps a person might take to become certified to teach in the state of Rhode Island. Please check with your state to make sure you have the most up-to-date information about the certification process.

Information about teaching salaries in Rhode Island can be found here.

Traditional Approach for the Rhode Island Teacher Certification

  1. Earn your bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
  2. Teacher Preparations: This may include teacher prep courses, student teaching and other types of internships. In order to receive a Rhode Island Teacher Certification, you must have some experience in teaching, even if it’s unpaid.
  3. Complete the necessary test requirements. See the ETS website for details.
  4. Future teachers with no Master's Degree must have completed 6 semester hours of college coursework.
  5. Submit the following:
    • Completed Application
    • Check/ money order payable to General Treasurer - State Rhode Island
    • Official transcripts of all degrees and credits you have earned
    • Also, include copies of all test scores
    • Mail to:
      Rhode Island Department of Education
      Office of Teacher Certification
      Shepard Building
      255 Westminster Street
      Providence, RI 02903-3400
      Call (401) 222-4600
  6. Do you want to renew your Rhode Island Teacher Certification?

Sources:

  1. Educational Testing Service, https://www.ets.org/
  2. Rhode Island Department of Education, http://www.ride.ri.gov/

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