Our Board

  • Why Rise?I believe that a collaborative approach to empower educators will lead to greater achievement and success for students across Connecticut.

    Erin Benham

    Director
  • Why Rise?To collaborate with & learn from passionate educators, working together to change the odds for talented, deserving students across CT.

    Barbara Dalio

    Chair
  • Why Rise?Because of my sincere belief in the power of strong professional learning communities, and desire to improve equitable outcomes for kids.

    Natalie Gordon

    Director
  • Why Rise?RISE is a catalyst for using data and committed educators to develop and share insights to open our children's worlds wider!

    Rodgers Harper

    Treasurer
  • Why Rise?RISE ensures high school students are prepared to enter the halls of higher education. Every state needs a RISE.

    Indra K. Nooyi

    Director
  • Why Rise?I want to work with a team who shares a vision of what can be and the will to bring that vision to life. RISE is that team!

    Nathan Quesnel

    Director
  • Why Rise?RISE empowers educators with proven systems and strategies to support success beyond high school for the students who need us the most.

    Dianna Wentzell

    Director