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Book details
  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:Multicultural Education
  • Language:English
  • Series title:How This Unique Educational Journey Can Benefit Families of Colo
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:26
  • eBook ISBN:9781483559391

The RIISE Roadmap to Independent School Success & Beyond

How This Unique Educational Journey Can Benefit Families Of

by Gina Parker Collins

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Overview
The first installment of The RIISE Roadmap to Independent School Success & Beyond is an introduction to the experiences of Ms. Parker Collins’ family as well as an overview of the culture of independent schools. Subsequent installments will focus on issues including the application process, becoming an active parent, and dealing with the hurdles families face when entering predominantly affluent and white institutions.
Description
The first installment of The RIISE Roadmap to Independent School Success & Beyond is an introduction to the experiences of Ms. Parker Collins’ family as well as an overview of the culture of independent schools. Subsequent installments will focus on issues including the application process, becoming an active parent, and dealing with the hurdles families face when entering predominantly affluent and white institutions. With a growing number of prospective and enrolled families of color in private independent schools, Resources In Independent School Education (RIISE) Founder, Gina Parker Collins, has developed an eGuidebook to help parents navigate the experiences of being a family of color within a predominantly white and affluent environment. The RIISE Roadmap to Independent School Success & Beyond: How this Unique Educational Journey can benefit Families of Color is the first installment in the series.
About the author
Gina Parker Collins - founder of Resources In Independent School Education, parent advocate, and independent school advisor. In 2009 Ms. Parker Collins established RIISE to help guide and build bridges between families of color and the culture of private independent schools. RIISE’s mission is focused on diversity recruitment and retention of families of color at private independent schools. For more information on RIISE, please visit http://4riise.org/
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