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Empowering Educators to Achieve Breakthrough Results

Who We Are

The RISE Network is a community of educators working together to help Connecticut students achieve success in and beyond high school.


We partner with urban public school districts throughout Connecticut to improve student outcomes.

We collaborate across schools and districts to advance shared goals and scale results.



We connect educators to resources, information, and learning opportunities to promote innovation.

We improve graduation rates and ensure students are college and career ready.


Our Annual Report

Learn more about RISE’s impact and get inspired by compelling stories from our school and district partners.

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From Our Blog

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McMahon’s Data Team Responds and Evolves During Distance Learning

A week into distance learning this spring, Brien McMahon High School’s  Assistant Principal, Jackie Aarons, knew that getting teams of…

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RISE Educators and Counselors Find Success with Innovative Postsecondary Planning Supports

In the face of COVID-19 school closures, RISE counselors worked together to expand summer melt texting campaigns to serve over…

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RISE Grade 9 Students Reflect on the Importance of OTC Connections

The high school transition can be challenging for freshmen. Learning a new building, navigating a new school culture, making friends,…

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Connecticut RISE Network Overview

Hear From RISE Educators

College and career readiness is really about making sure students are prepared for whichever path they choose.”

Abby Marcantonio, College and Career Coordinator Platt High School, Meriden, CT

See What We’ve Learned