Tag Archives: Diversity

Job Fair to Promote Diversity

ARE YOU AN EDUCATOR OF COLOR INTERESTED IN TEACHING? IN AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL? Pre-register for the Job Fair to Promote Diversity Saturday, February 21, 2015 9:00am-2:00pm Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School 4 West 93rd Street The Job Fair to Promote Diversity seeks talented educators of color for teaching and administrative positions in over 70 tri-state […]

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October 21 – Sticks & Stones Revisited – How to Protect Our Children

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A special invitation to all prospective & current Greenwich Academy Families. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7p-8:30p Greenwich Academy – Young Assembly Hall 200 North Maple Avenue Greenwich, CT www.greenwichacademy.org RIISE invites you to a parenting evening where we: revisit bullying in 2014 what it can look like inside and outside of independent schools how it […]

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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 Gloria Fernández-Tearte, MSW, Greenwich Academy

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The good news is that there’s a whole month of summer break left. No matter where you find yourself, thinking fondly of highlights already passed or dreaming about memories yet to be made, we want to take this time to share with you the wonder of Summer ’14 with fantastic experiences had by the families and schools […]

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Six Ways to Consider Privilege, from newest RIISE Advisor, Delia Farquharson, LCSW

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Meet Delia Farquharson, mother of two indy school girls of color, practicing therapist, and blog radio talk-show host of Discussion with Delia. Our network is delighted to have the resources and support of a professional like Delia whose really inspired to guide us along our academic, social and emotional encounters in independent schools, “Educating the next […]

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6/7 RIISE Parent Power Conference 2014: Reasons to Choose an Independent School for School Choice!

This is how WE do it! We are families of color who place a premium on quality education & private, independent schools who recognize diversity delivers innovation and global citizenship. On Saturday, June 7, at Convent Avenue Baptist Church, we are delighted to once again bring together highly engaged parents & private, independent schools, to network around school […]

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RIISE Welcomes Research & Analysis Director, Alissa Mayers!

Alissa Mayers, RIISE Research & Analysis Director

  Our network continues to benefit from like-minded folks eager to support equitable & inclusive success in private, independent school education. Earlier, we introduced you to our esteemed advisory team. And, along with this phenomenal board of advisors, we continue to receive support from parents, students and alumni who intentionally balance the experiences – successes […]

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Why You Should Attend – JUNE 7 2014 – RIISE Parent Power Conference 2014!

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This is how WE do it! We are families of color who place a premium on quality education & private, independent schools who recognize diversity delivers innovation and global citizenship. On Saturday, June 7, at Convent Avenue Baptist Church, we are delighted to once again bring together highly engaged parents & private, independent schools, to […]

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RIISE Parent’s Reception at Greenwich Academy – May 1

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Come to our Parent’s Reception, and meet Abby, Gloria, Molly King-Head of School, and the girls they educate, next Thursday evening, May 1. RSVP required To receive this special invitation, email us at gpc@4RIISE.org Greenwich Academy is an all-girl, Pre K-12 college preparatory day school that  challenges and encourages academic achievement , character development and […]

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