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 choice, distinguished school choice. RIISE strives to create socially responsible recruitment environments supporting relationships between families and schools.We also work to make sure that families experience the culture & benefits of independent school communities through discussions that recognize their cultural capital.

So, go ahead, and REGISTER for Saturday, June 7! In conjunction with Bronx New York Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., we thank our Community Wellness Sponsor,  Vibrant Health, Food & Beverage Sponsor, Hackley School, Keynote Sponsor, Riverdale Country School, Parent Power Panel Sponsors, Birch Wathen Lenox & The Chapin School

An indy school education inspires the future legacy of my family!” RIISE Parent


Register today for school choice! Free registration.

join us, and…

  • receive words of wisdom from Dr. Howard C. Stevenson, the foremost leader in private school success for students & families of color!
  • meet independent schools from NYC, Westchester & Fairfield counties! *for a list of schools see below! Don’t forget to check back for more schools.
  • be empowered by informative panel discussions that will help you put it all together as you get in, and stay in!

register & don’t miss a thing!

12:30-12:45pm  – Keynote from Dr. Howard Stevenson
12:45-2:10pm – Recruitment Fair
2:10-3:30pm – Parent Power Panel Discussions



riverdale country school            horace mann school
the birch wathen lenox school           the calhoun school
the town school           the chapin school
greenwich academy           village community school
ideal school of manhattan           hackley school
 …check back for more!

parent power panel discussions:

DiscussionGetting There

  • finding the right fit school for Your family
  • the application & testing
  • the interviews and follow through
  • the cost

Discussion B Staying There 

  • when parents of color really get involved
  • the academic rigor & enrichment
  • value of affinity & resource groups
  • social bonding & the student of color

Discussion C Parent Speed Networking

  • prospective & current parents consider the tough ?’s
  • and, share best practices
*Childcare provided
**By attending the conference you are giving permission to be included in event photographs & video
REGISTER for RIISE Parent Power Conference 2014
diversity recruitment + retention at independent schools
Saturday, June 7, 12:30-3:30
Convent Avenue Baptist Church
420 West 145th St. New York, NY
j&jbx Bronx New York Chapter

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