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RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event

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Our families are ready to jump head on into this year’s admission season! Register Today. Resources In Independent School Education is honored to continue to provide a roadmap. When it comes to school choice, what matters most to families and students of color? What are their expectations? What are they anxious about? We’ve asked these […]

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Thank You! The RIISE Roadmap Workshop Series™


    Thank you to all who participated in our RIISE Roadmap Workshop Series™. Many of you went out of your way to make it, traveling distances, bracing through hard rain, and re-arranging schedules. We were honored by your participation. A big shout out to this year’s host school – Riverdale Country School! What participants had to […]

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4 Reasons To Teach at an Independent School


I recall the moment in vivid detail. After leaving a lower school event, the night air was crisp and the sky clear as my then second grade son marveled at the moon. Admiring the moon alongside him was Milton Sipp, head of the middle school. Instantly, I recognized the power in that moment. Until then, […]

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RIISE Parent Power Conference ’14…a Reflection, by Liz Fernandez


  Almost one month ago, I had the pleasure of attending the RIISE Parent Power Conference at Convent Baptist Church in Harlem. Upon entering the community space, Dr. Howard Stevenson was sharing reflections with those in attendance. The audience, mostly community members curious about independent schools and being better parent advocates, heard Dr. Stevenson explore […]

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#BMAWeek Day #3 – Curry & Pearson & Andre at Riverdale

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RIISE jumped at the chance to celebrate Black Male Achievement Week by asking all of our member schools to nominate black males succeeding beyond the apparent achievement gaps. They understood the importance of self-reflection and self-identification in the success of prospective and current black males in independent schools. We asked our schools to consider academics, […]

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RIISE – Socially Responsible Recruitment (Video)

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 […]

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