Monthly Archives: August 2014

October 19 – 5th Annual RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event

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  5th Annual RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event RSVP On Sunday, October 19, join us for the 5th Annual RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event. We are thrilled to return to Sarah Lawrence College to assist with building bridges, around admissions, between families of color who value distinguished day & boarding school education, and admissions teams who are recruiting […]

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Fill In The Blank – Independent School Education Means ____________

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  “the future” Besides the beautiful people, fantastic weather, delicious food, and generous donations, our first annual #RIISEMVBenefit was a lot of FUN! As the fun and family connections flowed, RIISE’s research and analysis director, Alissa Mayers had folks complete the sentence, Independent School Education Means_________. A few of the responses were similar, but many […]

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RIISE Summer Series: What Did You Do Over The Break?, with KC Cohen, LCSW, M.Ed., RCS

KC Cohen, LCSW, M.Ed., MS/US Counselor

  A recent NYTime Op-Ed regarding character development reminded us of the research & strong focus on the benefits of  developing character in young people that Riverdale Country School is heavily involved in. KC Cohen, RCS’ MS & US Counselor, participated in this tremendous work over the summer break. Read on as KC shares more!  This summer, […]

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RIISE Summer Series: What Did You Do Over The Break?, with Elon Collins, 8th Grader, Riverdale Country School

Elon Collins - RCS 8th Grade, RIISE Student Advisor

    Indy School Girl & RIISE’s newly elected Student Advisor (thanks in advance for accepting your post Elon! XO, Mom) shares a summer of growing up she won’t soon forget! RIISE: As you look back to the beginning of summer break, did you expect to have the experiences you had? What surprised you? EC: […]

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