RICH, a 501(c)(3) organization, along with its community partners and benefactors hold the vision that our youth can overcome difficult circumstances and strive for excellence. The RICH website (www.richinc.org) is designed to inspire youth and reinforce their understanding of their role in becoming better learners.
RICH under the Department of Education Division of Student Support Services to school districts provides youth leadership, parent involvement/training, and staff development.
Building technology Partnerships for Urban Students
Reach Into Cultural Heights, Inc. (RICH) in partnership with York College, The City University of New York (CUNY), is pleased to announce that its Student Support Services are now available to school districts. Under the New York City Department of Education (DOE) requirements contract RICH offer the following programs:
Youth Leadership Technology Thematic Projects: “Reach for Success” online learning community @ www.richinc.org builds character and promotes leadership development and is designed primarily for students in grades 4 through high school.
Parent Involvement/Training: RICH Parent Workshops are designed to meet the needs of parents at designated schools facilitating their effective involvement in helping their children become active learners. RICH provides under its Parent Involvement Component: HIP Helping Involve Parents for Better Schools a “state of the art” communications program designed for Parents, Teachers and Students.
Staff Development: RICH classroom management tool integrates technology to create an environment in which students feel respected and valued as learners.
RICH technology-driven learning environment is designed to demonstrate ways motivated students care for and show-respect for self and others.
The RICH website is designed to inspire youth and reinforce their understanding of their role in becoming better learners. Our students learn to use constructive language to express new meaning and purpose in their lives. Our parent component guides the parent in motivating their child to succeed. The RICH classroom management tool helps the teacher guide students in mastering constructive language for school success using technology as a motivating tool.
RICH, a 501(c)(3) organization, along with its board of directors, community partners, and benefactors hold the vision that our youth can overcome difficult circumstances and strive for excellence. Our goal is to provide youth with the opportunity to think about, articulate, and practice the language of school success.
NEW PARTNERSHIP TO
Parents get ready - to be able to check on your kids
in school 24 hrs a day 7 days a week. Teachers get ready - find the parent and
communicate with them by phone or computer.
Schools get ready – to avoid costly student transfers.
Starting this school year, Reach Into Cultural
Heights, Inc. (RICH) in Southeast Queens will partner with Keys Technology
Group, Inc., to offer schools the HIP (Helping Involve Parents) communications
HIP is an Internet and telephone based software
system that allows the teachers to leave messages for parents and parents to
leave messages for teachers. Homework is posted on the system; notification and
announcements can be sent to parents. The system allows teachers, parents,
students and even administrators to use the system 7 days a week 24/7.
“Everything that can be done by computer can be done by phone. HIP levels the
field for parents which gives them the comfort to use HIP often,” stated Brady
Keys, Jr., Chairman and Co-Founder of the HIP system.
RICH chairman, Dean Al Frazier of York College, The
City University of New York, a former NFL Denver Bronco Player sees the new
partnership as “a way to help our parents communicate with their child’s
teacher during these challenging times”.
This summer Discovery Channel Network featured the HIP program to parents along with its Founder and Chairman, former NFL All-Pro Pittsburgh Steelers, Brady Keys, Jr. This international and national viewed cablecast can be seen at www.hipschools.com.
For further information contact:
Jacqueline O. Dawson, Ph.D.