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Welcome to RISTE 

The Mission of the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators (RISTE) is to promote excellence in education through the integration of existing and emerging technologies.

RISTE provides technology leadership, support and training for K-12 educational community - including technology directors, tech coaches, librarians, data managers, and teachers. The membership meets regularly to promote innovative educational practice. RISTE also facilitates member networking as a means of support.

Membership is open to all Rhode Island K-12 public, private-independent, and religious schools. RISTE is an affiliate of the International Society of Technology Educators (ISTE).

Why join RISTE?

  • To collaborate with like-minded educators to increase the quality of student learning.
  • To support the innovative work happening in all RI districts
  • To pool resources with other districts through RISTE consortium bid awards
  • To have a forum to discuss technology needs and issues with other Directors of Technology

For more information on membership, click here!

If you would like to speak to someone about membership or sponsorship, please call 401-262-9002 ext. 1 for the Membership Coordinator; or Ext. 2 for the Executive Director

Upcoming events

Technology Directors

Join our Tech Admins group to meet and collaborate with other Tech directors. Contact execdir@ri-iste.org to

be added to the group

New Bid Proposal: 

RISTE FY2023-002 -Cyber Security RFP - This is an open bid due 1/4/23

BidExpress Cyber Security Bid.pdf

Awarded Bid:

RISTE FY2023-001: Hardware, Software, and Professional Services has been awarded as of 8/1/22.

We are currently working on the purchasing pages to update all contact information, vendors, etc. If you need assistance in the mean time, please contact Execdir@ri-iste.org or call 401-262-9002 ext 2 for more details!

Vendors include:

Bluum (Formerly Troxell)


Connection (Gov Connection)




Whalley Computer (WCA)

For Device Insurance:  Worth Ave. Group

Tech Coaches/Teachers

K-12 Educators of every content area... Learn new strategies and tools to support your students - and connect, create, and collaborate with educators across the state!

Join RISTE now!  See the membership levels:  Join RISTE

Coaches Coffees - November 19th is the first welcome back coffee - see events to sign up!

Technology Coaching

Data Managers, please contact execdir@ri-iste.org to be added to listserv for Skyward, Aspen, and Data Managers.

Rhode Island Student Privacy Alliance (RISPA)

On behalf of The Education Cooperative (TEC) and RISTE, we are thrilled announce the Rhode Island Student Privacy Alliance (RISPA), an extension of the Student Data Privacy Alliance especially for RISTE member schools and districts. You can find out more about the Alliance from the links below, or visit the RISPA page for a deeper dive. 

 © 2005 -  Rhode Island Society for Technology in Education (RISTE)

Our affiliation with ISTE allows us to connect our members with national technology leaders and educators. (for more information)

Contact Information:

144 Bignall Street  Warwick, RI   02888


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