Rhode Island Department of Education
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
Office of Educator Excellence and Certification Services
Website: Getting Certified in Rhode Island
Credential review is necessary for those who completed a state approved out-of-state preparation program or who hold valid full out-of-state certificates to pursue RI certification where similar certificate areas exist. Requirements vary by certification sought. Check the link below for specific details.
Rhode Island Certification Requirements and Applications
Documents to include with application are listed below.
- Official transcripts from an accredited institution
- Evidence verifying completion of state approved program
- Appropriate test scores
- Copy of valid out-of-state certificate