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Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association
 

RISSA Activities and Services

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The Rhode Island School Superintendents Association is a unique entity that supports the efforts of district leaders to bring quality public education to all students. Members of RISSA are part of a professional organization with a critical role in supporting the children and educational community in our state. Below is a list of major activities:

Communications

RISSA Officers meet monthly with the Commissioner and appropriate staff
Executive Board meets monthly to discuss pertinent issues
Maintains its website http://www.rissaonline.org
Regular e-mails from the Executive Director on critical issues
AASA communications
Professional Development

Professional Development Committee polls members to determine needs
Major presentations at the Fall and Annual Meetings
Central Office Development activities series
Annual Legal Conference in January
Legislative

Legislative Committee develops annual goals
Executive Director attends and testifies on bills at the State House and serves on
legislative committees
Executive Director attends Board of Education Meetings
RISSA supports management rights and adequate funding for education
Community

RISSA recognizes community leaders through the Paul Crowley Award
Gives over $5000 in scholarships to deserving graduates
Recognizes our members at the summer and end-of-year ceremonies
Works closely with the RI Association of Schools Committees (RIASC), RI Association
of School Principals(RIASP), RI Association of School Business Officials (RIASBO),
and RI School Technology Educators (RISTE)
RISSA

2480 Post Road, Warwick, RI  02886

Mailing Address:  PO Box 7791, Warwick, RI  02887

(p) 401.272.9811, Press 3
(f) 401.272.9834
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