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Attention Class of 2015, now is the time to begin contemplating your educational options.
The 2013 – 2014 school year is the most important year of your upper school experience. Whether you’re considering the plush halls of an Ivy League institution, the rich culture of a HBCU, the academic vigor of a private school or the [...]
Chapin POCC Eve
RIISE was invited by Chapin’s Coordinator of Community Life and Diversity, Alile Eldridge and Parents of Children of Color’s Co-Chair Jaime Kim Ross to participate with Chapin as they looked ahead at summer opportunities for our kids, networking, and making Korean BBQ.
It was cold out, but we walked in on a warm and [...]
One…last month we hosted RIISE’s 4th Annual Fall Boutique Recruitment Event at Sarah Lawrence College. The turn out was great, the atmosphere charged with current families in support of recruitment of prospective families who wanted to become aware, apply, and access the fourteen terrific independent schools at the diversity event.
The afternoon offered a warm and [...]
MDCCLXIV was a leap year. Almost two hundred-fifty years have since passed. Can you imagine New York City at this time? A colony under tremendous growth and trade, all in lower Manhattan. Who was there? Dutch and then English settlers, the Canarsie Indians, African Slaves.
Forty-three years earlier in 1721, the African Burial Ground is established. Columbia University was [...]
By Leslie Talbot, Talbot Consulting
Leslie, we appreciate your valued insight on why it’s important for our kids, even our shy kids, to participate in class. RIISE, along with Horace Mann are very excited about your upcoming workshop on the “Hill” that will go deeper, offering parents ways to encourage meaningful classroom participation, K-12!
Class participation: For [...]
RIISE considers the independent school experience to be a lifestyle, one in which we clarify ways for families of color to find success getting in and staying in distinguished institutions. Inevitably, we pray for thoughtful leaders who can inspire and guide us on our journey. And we’ve been lucky!
Phenomenal speakers have found us, willing to [...]
image credit – Terri Gamble
We have many themes leading into our diversity recruitment event, Sunday, October 6, like:
Awareness, Application, Access
Luck favors the Prepared
Straight, no Chaser!
But there is one blog that really captures the theme, Straight No Chaser. Not for the faint of heart, and certainly not meant to offend. Take what you can from [...]No Comments. Continue Reading...
As we approach the Fall Boutique Recruitment Event on Sunday, October 6, (don’t forget to register, and tell a friend) we can’t help but remember the energy that you brought to our 1st Annual Parent Power Conference last spring with really cool recruitment & retention workshops. Until next spring, we are here this fall to serve [...]
Our recruitment events are part of the RIISE lifestyle that informs and empowers families to interpret their own experiences with strategies for success around recruitment and well-balanced retention.
Enjoy this video segment from the RIISE Parent Power Conference 2013 featuring Ken Marable from DAIS, and then don’t forget to register for the RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment [...]