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Dear Parents…

“I watched the classroom like I watched the streets because I knew part of the answer was there.” James Baldwin This weekend, I was inspired to respond to a distressing post I was tagged in. For me, it brought the past thirteen years in community with an independent school altogether as would the last piece […]

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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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12/10 – Open RIISE Workshop – Decoding the Code: Helping Families to Thrive in an Independent School Environment

Abstract: For those who are new to the Independent school experience there may be a period of  “transition shock” that occurs as a result of the family’s entry into a seemingly unfamiliar system.  Successful negotiation of  the admissions process can leave parents feeling on top of the world;  however, the day to day  routine associated with getting […]

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