Exceptional Education For All

August 28, 2018

A few weeks ago, one of those rare magic moments happened. One where the right people were in the right place at the right time, and the universe gave us a big high five. I love it when that happens.

Where Children Love to Learn

August 03, 2018

Through the eyes of a child, the world is their playground, full of undiscovered mysteries waiting to be explored. They learn through touch, taste, sound, smell and sight, testing their boundaries to see how the world responds. They engage with parents, model after peers, and manipulate their surroundings, gaining knowledge from each new interaction. As sensory learners, a child’s environment is crucial to their physical, cognitive, emotional and social development.

Kindergarten Readiness

May 09, 2018

First tooth, first steps, and their first word.  As parents, we look forward to celebrating these exciting milestones, but what about the first day of kindergarten? This is another tremendous milestone in our children’s lives, but unlike the first tooth or their first word, the transition to kindergarten can be daunting. How do we know if our children are ready for this next chapter?

Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children

February 09, 2018

We are social beings, and it is our connection with others that helps us learn and grow. Social skills are life skills that must be nurtured and developed carefully in the early years. “We place the social and emotional well-being of our children and their families first,” says Hannah Bricker, Program Director at The Rise School, a fully-inclusive preschool in East Austin.  Social skills lay the foundation for children’s entire academic journey.

Where Every Child Shines

August 04, 2017

Is it possible for children to receive a higher quality early childhood education when in the same classroom as their peers with developmental disabilities? The Rise School of Austin answers this question every day with an emphatic “yes!” Established in 2002, the mission of Rise is to provide the highest-quality early childhood education for ALL children—gifted, traditional and developmentally delayed—in an inclusive setting, where individualized learning techniques enable every child to achieve their maximum potential.

The Leaders We Want Them To Be

May 02, 2017

The sunny windows of The Rise School shine warm light into the bustling classrooms, where eager students practice their letters and numbers or learn with their peers through play. From the interactive smart boards to the music and arts program and the masters level teachers, it offers a place for children to learn and thrive during their most crucial stage of development.

A Decade of Hearts

May 01, 2017

The JW Marriott in downtown Austin was the setting for one of the year’s most anticipated and fashionable luncheons. The 315 sociably chic guests who were on hand to celebrate a decade of The Rise School Of Austin’s Heart & Soul luncheon showcased the best of Austin – its unique style and incredible sense of philanthropy.

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