Monthly Archives: September 2015

An Interview with Director of Diversity – Shanelle Robinson, Friends Academy

1) What does the role Director of Diversity mean at Friends Academy and how does the role enhance the school community?   The Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is an administrative position that provides strategic leadership in the areas of diversity and inclusion in the school community. This position spans all three divisions of the […]

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Tips for Test Preparation for Independent Schools – Guest Blog – Sandra Harbison

by Sandra Harbison Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. Kofi Annan Should I prepare my child for the testing process? All students should be prepared for the test prep as well as the interview. For young children, the process should be short and […]

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Word On The Street…

Parent Leads Charge To Tackle Private Schools’ Diversity Problem How One Organization is Helping to Improve Diversity at Independent Schools FACTS: LACK OF DIVERSITY IN INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS MAY EFFECT ECONOMIC PROSPERITY NAVIGATING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL EDUCATION?: TOP FIVE TIPS FOR FAMILIES OF COLOR “thanks again for the program on tuesday.  sensitive topic handled with honesty and […]

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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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What Our Students {Jalen. Gibby. Michael. Dakota. Emilio. & Crew} Did This Summer

Jalen Reflections of Complexions Student Submission Form – Deadline 12/15 Hi Ms. Collins,   It’s Jalen Daniels from Columbia Prep. I hope you are having a fantastic summer!! I am excited to announce that I am creating a book with my fellow friend,  Ifeoma “Ify” White-Thorpe from Morris Hills High School. For our book, we are requesting that students of […]

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[10.04] Register – RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event + Book Launch

  RIISE is back at Sarah Lawrence College helping great families engage with great independent schools. RIISE Roadmap Launch Sponsors: Riverdale Country School Greenwich Academy The Fessenden School Workshop Sponsors: Horace Mann School Columbia Grammar & Prep School Birch Wathen Lenox   plus: Ethical Culture Fieldston School Rye Country Day School Tabor Academy The Browning School French-American […]

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