RiSE Partners

rise partners logoThe RiSE Partnership is to provide a new generation of math, science, English and special education teachers for middle and high schools in our region and state. The RiSE team engages in intense collaboration to support teacher residents and grade 7-12 students.

Primary goals

  1. To improve 7-12 student academic achievement through high-quality preparation of teachers and school leaders.
  2. To support pre-service and in-service teachers for effective instruction aligned to Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. 
  3. To recruit and retain a diverse and highly qualified pool of teachers to the education profession.
  4. To develop and sustain the project's partnerships and institutionalize its reforms.

CSU, Chico Colleges

The following colleges on campus are partners in the RiSE Project:

 Rural Public School Districts

The following Public School Districts are partners in the RiSE Project:

Additional Partners

  • The Tehama and Glenn County Offices of Education
  • Butte-Glenn Community College
  • The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)
  • The CSU Center for Teacher Quality (CTQ)
  • The CSU Center for the Advancement of Reading (CAR) 
  • The Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT)
  • The Chico Mathematics Project
  • The Northern California Writing Project
  • The California Science Project - Inland Northern California
  • SRI International

Mentor Teachers

Mentor Teachers are dedicated professionals who work closely with university partners to help Residents become successful teachers through supervision, guidance, co-planning, co-teaching, and coaching.

Content Area Supervisors

Each RiSE Supervisor has expertise and extensive teaching experience in the content area of their Resident supervisees. As representatives of CSU, Chico in the schools, Content Area Supervisors promote close and continuing contact for instruction and guidance of credential Residents and make every attempt to be consistent, supportive, and objective.