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Post #5: What We’ve Learned. Many Journeys.

Kyoto, Japan ’17 I almost lost my job because of travel.  Accompanying my then fifth-grade daughter on a school trip to the Monteverde Friends School in Costa Rica was not up for discussion. Could I let her miss out on global and ideas exchange with peers in Central America? No. So, along with other parents, […]

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Post #3: What We’ve Learned. Getting In.

This is a perfect time of the year to begin to research independent schools. To be truthful, the earlier you start the better. Kick it off with a complimentary 30-minute RIISE consultation, and attend various Spring admission events. Having spent over a decade in an independent school and through the observations of others with RIISE, […]

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10 Years: A Prepared Journey

  Born of the Civil Rights & Black Power movements, I went on to graduate from an HBCU. By birth, education, and calling I am prepared to speak up for racial justice, educational equity, and when necessary interrupt systems that disrupt them. Ten years ago, I had an unforgettable conversation with our then head of lower school, Sandy […]

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[10.29] 8th RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event

    8th RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event Sunday, October 29 at 2 PM – 5 PM Sarah Lawrence College – Heimbold Visual Arts Center 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY   For the past eight years, Resources In Independent School Education has created a recruitment space for families of color as they consider the social, educational, economic, and cultural […]

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{S.O.S.} Self. Others. Surroundings. @ Town.

  Hello, and thank you for joining us this past Saturday at Town! It was a great morning with parents, educators, alum, admin and students. We learned so much about Town and what makes it unique and culturally responsive with S.O.S. A special shout out goes to graduating 8th grader, Harrison Velasquez who talked about […]

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Your 5.30 Invitation to Boys Education @ Buckley

Springtime is a great time to learn about boys education and what makes it so unique. Join us after work for the annual champagne toast with The Buckley School. Buckley provides a traditional, yet innovative, curriculum from kindergarten, Beginners, through ninth grade. But, what does that look like for boys of color? RSVP for your personal […]

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Your 5.20 Invitation to S.O.S @ Town.

   Springtime is the perfect time to visit member school communities. S.O.S. is the ethical code infused in everyday life at Town. RSVP for your personal invitation to learn how S.O.S. works and feels at Town, N—8 Coed Day School. Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, 540 East 76th St., NYC email: […]

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awareness + access = admission strategy

  Spring Open House at an Independent School Near You! Springtime is the best time to begin to explore an independent school education. Visit our member school’s websites and look for admission events.     Mocha Moms Brooklyn  Presents: How to Navigate the Independent School Admission Process Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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August 9 | Edgartown Library Drop-In + Doc-Talk “A Secret World: What Life is Really Like at Boarding School”

Edgartown Library Drop-In + Doc-Talk:   “A Secret World: What Life is Really Like at Boarding School” Tuesday, August 9th 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Edgartown Library – *new beautiful location – 26 West Tisbury Rd., Edgartown, MA 02539 *Light Refreshments to Follow  | RSVP  Hosted by: Anika Walker-Johnson – Dean of Multicultural Education at Tabor Academy Gina Parker Collins […]

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Farm & Wilderness – How Camp Should Be!

  This is the time of the year that most families are taking advantage of early bird discounts , or are kicking themselves for missing the deadline. If you haven’t already made a decision  about summer camp experiences, read on as one suspicious teenager falls in love with camp! Oh, and campership has been set aside […]

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