Monthly Archives: February 2016

4.23 – RIISE Parent Power Conference {Book Launch + School Fair + Workshops}

  Register Today… RIISE Parent Power Conference 2016 {Book Launch+School Fair+Workshops}   Looking at independent schools? Meet diverse and dynamic groups of schools  & attend important workshops.   Already enrolled? Network with like-minded folks & thought leaders invested in school communities at important workshops!   Registration is open! #RIISEPPC16 is back in Harlem, Saturday, April 23, at Abyssinian Baptist […]

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August 11 | Third Annual RIISE Martha’s Vineyard Benefit

  The summer celebration continues in Martha’s Vineyard as we turn up arts in education! Resources In Independent School Education will honor scholar, jazz historian, educator, and author of Jam on the Vine, Dr. LaShonda Katrice Barnett as she is accompanied by Emilio Modeste Trio.   Through Jam readings and call & response, be prepared […]

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RIISE Podcast – Partnerships: Affinity Groups In Indy Schools

RIISE Podcast Affinity groups or networks are a valuable resource in independent school communities. Today we talk with Naima Qadir from Chapin about her leadership role as Chair of the Parents of Children of Color – POCC, and the importance of the group to the larger community. Click image to listen [Listen on our SoundCloud Channel] […]

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in·ter·lude ˈin(t)ərˌlo͞od/ – a brief dance inserted between the sections of a longer performance. We are about to witness the interlude of a provocative dance performance between two principal dancers, the family and the independent school.  The first half the performance, the application process, could best be described as seductively demanding. The interlude promises to be […]

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