The University of Rhode Island's Teacher Education Program is organized around well-defined core beliefs about the profession of teaching. Our Core Beliefs Statement expresses our view on valuable characteristics for prospective teachers. It also states what teachers should know and be able to do. Held in common faculty and students alike, the statement serves as a guide to the career-long process of becoming master teachers. We aim to develop individuals who possess the following qualities:
Congratulations to the 2014 Desposito Scholarship award winners Olivia Chaves, Secondary Education, English and Erica Ball, Physical Education.