Exciting Professional Development Event for RIASP Members

2024 RIASP Summer Conference

Thursday August 8th

At The University of Rhode Island

Featuring Two Exciting Keynote Speakers

Principal EL

Dr. Salome Thomas-El (Principal El)

Author of Passionate Leadership: Creating a Culture

of Success in Every School

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Dr. Rachael George 

Author of She Leads: A Woman's Guide

to Educational Leadership


Welcome to the 2025 School Year!

Don't forget to renew your RIASP membership!

  • Regular newsletters
  • Membership in RIASP and NASSP/NAESP
  • Professional development
  • Legal insurance coverage
  • A unified voice speaking for you at RIDE and RI Legislature
  • Annual legal institute
  • Summer conference

"Take care of this now. Don't let your legal insurance lapse"

Bob Littlefield      

RIASP Executive Director     

Instructions for Renewing Membership

    • Opportunities for renewal begin on July 1st
    • DO NOT expect an invoice from RIASP. It is up to each member to renew and create your own invoice
    • Members may also choose to pay by credit card
    • When renewing, please be sure to update profile information
        • Do we have your correct school and contact information?
        • Do you wish to have NASSP or NAESP membership?
Click HERE for detailed instructions

Congratulations to the 2024 

Rhode Island Assistant Principal of the Year

Jacqueline Chantre Barbosa

Calcutt Middle School in Central Falls

Congratulations to the 2024

Outstanding First Year Principal

East Greenwich High School Principal Earns “ First Year Principal” Award –  EGWarwick News

Dr. Patricia Page

East Greenwich High School

w/RIASP President-Elect Cheri Sacco

Congratulations RI Secondary Principal of the Year 2024 

Bethany Coughlin

North Cumberland Middle School


Principal of the Year Bethany Coughlin w/ RIASP President Michael Hassell of Scituate HS

Congratulations RI Elementary Principal of the Year 2024

Bridget Boucher

Varieur Elementary School in Pawtucket

Principal of the Year Bridget Boucher (C) with Superintendent Patricia Royal and Mayor Donald Grebien

The Rhode Island Association of School Principals (RIASP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting school principals as the leaders of today’s schools, teachers, and students.

As the state’s leading professional association for school principals, RIASP serves its 500+ membership by educating, advocating and collaborating on behalf of the broad range of issues facing Rhode Island principals.

RIASP partners with national organizations NASSP & NAESP respectively.  Please see all national information for NASSP at and NASSP under our MEMBERS tab above. 

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UPDATED: July 2024