Training, Development, & Education
State Employee Wellness Program!
Eligible* employees who participate in the Wellness Program may earn Co-Share Credits!
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Questions regarding the Wellness Program, please contact:
Wellness Program Coordinator
State of Rhode Island
*Eligible employees are all State of Rhode Island employees who are paying medical co-shares based on the Rhode Island State Employee Health Plan rates that are posted at
www.employeebenefits.ri.gov. All other employees may participate in the Wellness Program activities, however, co-share credits will not be earned.
State of Rhode Island Development Academies
The Department of Administration has launched the Rhode Island Learning and Development Office. The mission of this new office is to create a culture of continual learning and improvement to promote professional development opportunities for State employees that enhance capacity, maximize efficiency and to support organizational goals.
The Learning and Development Office established Academies which are programs of study or training in a special area, such as management, leadership development, customer service or communications. These programs are specifically designed as a planned sequence of instruction with clear learning outcomes and opportunities for classroom participation. Each Academy has a designated target audience, learning objectives and course curriculum.
For further information regarding Academies, please visit
Rhode Island Higher Education Training Consortium (RIHETC)
The Rhode Island Higher Education Training Consortium (RIHETC) has announced their Spring 2019 Professional Development Workshops. For a complete listing of available workshops and to register, please visit this
Approval must be received from your department supervisor prior to registering. The cost for all workshops is payable by the requesting department. The RIHETC invoice for each workshop will be sent to the Office of Human Resources for usage tracking purposes and then forwarded to the department for payment processing.
Barnum Financial Group presents Workshops at RIC
The Darsch-DiNapoli Team at Barnum Financial Group will be offering complementary “Workshops at RIC”, an exciting series of monthly workshops on various topics important in helping you achieve the future you want. Barnum Financial Group invites you to attend as many of the workshops as you would like. All workshops are complimentary and there is absolutely no obligation.
HERE for a listing of upcoming workshops.
For more information on each workshop and to register, please visit
To schedule an appointment for a one-on-one consultation contact Jake Darsch, CLTC, RICP at (401)-243-8823.
The TIAA/CREF representative will be on campus to conduct individual counseling sessions.
HERE for a schedule of TIAA counseling sessions.
The VALIC representative will be on campus to meet with interested individuals. To schedule an appointment, please contact Garfield Davidson, Financial Advisor, at 401-413-2920 or