PrepareRI unites many state programs around a common plan

Achieving our ambitious goals involves multiple programs, carried out across our government. The list below highlights just a few of the efforts that fall under the broader PrepareRI initiative. 

The PrepareRI Internship Program offers public high school students paid, full-time summer internships at top Rhode Island employers.

We aim to provide all high school students with access to high-quality, real-world learning experiences, such as internships or service learning.

Real Jobs RI grows business-led partnerships that build workforce solutions to address their unique workforce challenges.

CTE in Rhode Island is designed for individuals who are interested in entering the workforce and/or preparing for careers and who want to take advantage of post-secondary education and/or training opportunities. 

Rhode Island public secondary schools have the opportunity to expand coursework available to their high school and middle school students through the Advanced Course Network.

Dual and concurrent enrollment enables students to take credit-earning college courses while still in high school.

CS4RI takes a coalition approach by combining national leadership with homegrown talent to reduce barriers to providing quality computer science education and professional development, and will bring CS learning opportunities to all Rhode Island schools in the years ahead.