Tag Archives: Educators

Post # 7: What We’ve Learned. Independent School Educators.

Over the years we’ve experienced how the selective process of independent school teacher recruitment benefits overall classroom dynamics, curriculum, and student outcomes. Independent school educators tend to be passionate and empowered about teaching. They come prepared, not just with degrees but areas of expertise. They are enthusiastic and many share their outside interests through after-school […]

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Open Letter to Educators

Dr. Starita Boyce Ansari is a philanthropic advisor, and more importantly the mother of a high achieving boy of color attending private school. This heart-wrenching letter to educators is a call to action we hope is answered. Dear Educators, The reflection of my soul is in the lyrics of Sam and Dave “When there is […]

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3 Springtime Reasons to get Sprung @ Border Crossers Gala on May 8th

  Last spring RIISE was blown away when Border Crossers recognized us, our community of parents of color & indy schools, for bridging the gaps at the cross roads of race and privilege – Education. An independent school education is a major intersection. And, our children of color are meeting it head-on,  cautiously crossing it […]

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White Anti-Racist Allies in Independent Schools Meeting 4/22

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We hope you all enjoyed a restful and energizing Spring Break! We are very excited to announce that Debbie McFall and the folks at Fieldston have agreed to host the next meeting of the White Anti-Racist Allies in Independent Schools. The meeting will be held at the Fieldston School on Monday, April […]

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Talking About Race K-5 Educator Workshop

Talking About Race K-5: A Hands-On Workshop for Visionary Educators What do you say when a child asks you a difficult question about race? When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 | 10am – 4pm Where: The IDEAL School – 314 West 91st Street Border Crossers invites you to participate in an exciting day of professional development for educators seeking tools and language to […]

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