the RISE program

RISE is a research-based social-emotional learning program that helps schools lower truancy and suspension rates while increasing test grades and positive behaviors by changing educational culture.

DIANA PATTON, founder and CEO

RISE starts with a simple premise:

In order to successfully teach students to care about themselves and for others, educators must first practice personal self-care.

The

Mission

HELPING CHANGE SCHOOL CULTURES

RISE IS helping schools build positive culture through diversity training

and insightful communication between educators and students through the tenets of self-care and social-emotional learning. 

"Kids aren't bad, they're reactive."

SELF-CARE

Helping educators build healthy defenses, combat compassion fatigue, and be more effective.

COMMUNICATION

Creating safe, equitable, insightful, and productive communication between educators their students.

SEL LEARNING

Through mutual growth exchanges, educators and students learn valuable SEL techniques that change school cultures.

"I have never been more moved than I was listening to Diana Patton share her story. She inspired me and my entire staff to focus on being the difference in the lives of children."

-Francis Scruci,

Superintendent Bowling Green City Schools

the

program

Each student’s physical, emotional, social, educational, and character development needs are of paramount importance. Through RISE, Diana shows educators at all levels—from teachers and administrators to bus drivers and lunch room attendants—how to create caring and equitable school environments.

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