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Who we are

We are a  21st Century Learning Center, creating innovative educational opportunities and resources for families with children. These opportunities are designed to empower students to reach their fullest potential, achieve their highest goals while being challenged to accept responsibility for their overall education and development of necessary life skills.

Learning Team

Student success requires a committed team of learning partners. This team is grounded by support and guidance from professional, dedicated teachers and staff who partner with families, community and business leaders to create a learning team with excellence.

Teresa Bowles


T .  Tough Talented Trustworthy Trendsetter

E …Exemplifying Extraordinary Endeavors in Education

R … Recognizing & Rounding up Riveting Resources that

E … Encourage & Extend Exceptional Efforts that

S… Stimulate Self-Growth

A …Achieving Academic Adventures

I am a God ordained pioneer destined to pave new roads and open door of hope for families to experience education in an innovative and life changing ways.  It is my mission to help kids develop a healthy mindset. I want to empower them to create personal I Am life statements that empower them to strive for excellence in all areas of their lives.  It is my desire to help  identify things they are passionate about and how that can help them see they have a greater purpose in life to make a difference in this world.

Tamara Barden 







I have been with RISE since 2016. I wear multiple “hats” as I am the Administrator and Math Teacher. I have worked in the education field for years as a Tutor and Teacher.

Lucy Leon

Lady lovingly


Capable, curious, creative

Young people