Feinstein School of Education and Human Development

Horace Mann Hall
What We Do

The Feinstein School administers and coordinates all professional education programs at Rhode Island College. We offer a range of programs, including early childhood, pre-K-12, counseling, school psychology, youth development and health and wellness.

Contact Information

We prepare Professional Educators and Community and Public Health Promotion, Counseling and School Psychology, Wellness and Exercise Science, and Youth Development professionals.

The Feinstein School of Education and Human Development (FSEHD), so named because of a generous gift from education philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein in 1997, is responsible for designing, developing and implementing programs that prepare professional personnel for educator and counseling roles in schools and social service agencies that serve the needs of the diverse communities of Rhode Island. 


The Spring 2024 Application Window for Admission to the Feinstein School is 12/11-12/30.

Information Sessions for admission will be held 12-6-23. Learn more about information session details.

Graduate Programs and Admission

The Feinstein School offers a variety of certificates of graduate study, advanced degrees and professional certifications.

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Teacher Education Scholarships

The Feinstein School recognizes superior academic achievement through the awarding of scholarships.  Through the generosity of alumni, the School is able to provide scholarships to our students annually.

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