Membership Responsibilities

  1. All members 18+ MUST have a BCI or CORI check on file with the organization.
  2. All members MUST commit to attending ALL four (4) six-week sessions of Thursdays Cooperative Classes at our West Warwick/Coventry line location from 10am-2pm.  Session 1: 9/5-10/10, Session 2: 10/17-12/5 (Break 11/21 & 28), Session 3: 1/16-2/27 (Break 2/20), Session 4: 3/19-4/30 (Break 4/16). *Please note this is a 12-month commitment from the start of your membership*
  3. All members MUST attend a Member Orientation & Teacher Training each year.
  4. All members MUST teach/co-teach at least one (1) class per semester (defined as two (2) six-week sessions).  
  5. During the Cooperative Class Day parents will be expected to be on-time and ready to participate in a volunteer capacity when not teaching/co-teaching. This is not a drop off program.
  6. All members MUST pay applicable Fees in a timely manner.  Unfortunately, there is no financial assistance available at this time.
  7. All members MUST host ONE (1) Qualifying Event* on the Cooperative Calendar each quarter.
  • Q1: September-November
  • Q2: December-February
  • Q3: March-May
  • Q4: June-August

*Qualifying events include informal playdates, non-structured meet-ups, field trips, classes, special events.  Events can be paid, free or fee based. Events can be all ages, restricted ages, unlimited or have a headcount cap.  If you would like support hosting your first event please reach out to a board member we will gladly help you in this endeavor.  

*Qualifying events must be on the calendar with AT LEAST 7 days notice in advance of the event.