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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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Beyond Graduation: Ensuring All Students Graduate with a Meaningful Postsecondary Plan

Based on what we’ve learned as a network about how best to support students on their way to college and career success, this year RISE is supporting school teams in two exciting new ways: senior list meetings and postsecondary trackers.

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OTC Check-ins: There’s an App for That

Starting this fall, On-Track Coordinators will have a new, custom-designed and easy-to-use app that provides a one-stop-shop for entering, organizing, and accessing the information they rely on.

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RISE Network Educators Secure More Than $30k in Supplementary Resources for Creative Projects During Distance and Hybrid Learning

These efforts were made possible through the RISE Educator Innovation Fund in partnership with Dalio Philanthropies and DonorsChoose.

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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