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RIISE Parent Power Conference 2014

RIISE Parent Power Conference 2014: Reasons to Choose an Independent School for School Choice!

RIISE = Resources In Independent School Eduration. RIISE builds bridges between families of color and the culture of independent schools with strategies for success through recruitment, retention and beyond.

Location: Convent Avenue Bapist Church (420 West 145th Street @ Convent)
Date/Time: Saturday, June 7, 2014; 12:30pm-3:30pm
RSVP: eventbrite.com
Cost: Free
For more info.: www.4RIISE.info

What Will #RIISEPPC14 look like?
12:30-12:45pm – Keynote from Dr. Howard Stevenson
12:45-2:10pm – Recruitment Fair
2:10-3:30pm – Parent Power Panel Discussions
*Childcare available

Discussion A: Getting 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

Participating Schools:
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
…..plus more to be announced…

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