OUR TEAM

Our highly trained, highly committed faculty and staff make the Rise promise come true: To enable every child to achieve their maximum potential.

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Administration
Teachers
Therapist
Therapists
Hannah Bricker
Head of School
Hannah Bricker

Head of School

Marissa Bahrenburg
Director of Education
Marissa Bahrenburg

Director of Education

Taylor Blackburn
Program & Facilities Manager
Taylor Blackburn

Program & Facilities Manager

Kylie Allen
REP Teacher
Kylie Allen

REP Teacher

Allie Ashby
Teacher, Toddler I Classroom
Allie Ashby

Teacher, Toddler I Classroom

Mary Katherine Belknap
Teacher, Preschool II Classroom
Mary Katherine Belknap

Teacher, Preschool II Classroom

Kaity Bonville
Lead Teacher, Waddler Classroom
Kaity Bonville

Lead Teacher, Waddler Classroom

Rachel (Parr) Booth
Director of Development and Marketing
Rachel (Parr) Booth

Director of Development and Marketing

Maggie Brewer
Speech Therapist
Maggie Brewer

Speech Therapist

Sindey Brown
Teaching Assistant, Toddler I Classroom
Sindey Brown

Teaching Assistant, Toddler I Classroom

Brittany Canales
Floating Teaching Assistant
Brittany Canales

Floating Teaching Assistant

Elisa Piedra
REP Teacher
Elisa Piedra

REP Teacher

Jayla Chambers
Teacher, Toddler II Classroom
Jayla Chambers

Teacher, Toddler II Classroom

Bethany Cheng
Physical Therapist
Bethany Cheng

Physical Therapist

Carolyn Conroy
Lead Teacher, Pre-K II Classroom
Carolyn Conroy

Lead Teacher, Pre-K II Classroom

Elizabeth Curiel
REP Teacher
Elizabeth Curiel

REP Teacher

Miah Diaz-Wallace
Teaching Assistant, Waddler Classroom
Miah Diaz-Wallace

Teaching Assistant, Waddler Classroom

Jerod Espinosa-Setchko
Teaching Assistant, Pre-K II
Jerod Espinosa-Setchko

Teaching Assistant, Pre-K II

Melissa Gardner
Lead Teacher, Pre-K I Classroom
Melissa Gardner

Lead Teacher, Pre-K I Classroom

Kassy Gomez
Lead Teacher, Preschool II Classroom
Kassy Gomez

Lead Teacher, Preschool II Classroom

Gil Gonzales
Physical Therapist
Gil Gonzales

Physical Therapist

Whitney Gorewitz
Teaching Assistant, Preschool II
Whitney Gorewitz

Teaching Assistant, Preschool II

Cara Griswold
Music Therapist
Cara Griswold

Music Therapist

Natalie Harren
Teacher, Preschool I Classroom
Natalie Harren

Teacher, Preschool I Classroom

Sarah Hosek
Teaching Assistant, Pre-K I Classroom
Sarah Hosek

Teaching Assistant, Pre-K I Classroom

Heather Hugman
Teaching Assistant Toddler II
Heather Hugman

Teaching Assistant Toddler II

Cynthia Johnston
Teacher, Waddler Classroom
Cynthia Johnston

Teacher, Waddler Classroom

Courtney Kevon
Teaching Assistant, Preschool I Classroom
Courtney Kevon

Teaching Assistant, Preschool I Classroom

Najja Lewis
Floating Teaching Assistant
Najja Lewis

Floating Teaching Assistant

Linda Maher
Development and Marketing Manager
Linda Maher

Development and Marketing Manager

Danielle Martinson
Director of Finance and Operations
Danielle Martinson

Director of Finance and Operations

Ashley Medrano
Floating Teaching Assistant
Ashley Medrano

Floating Teaching Assistant

Luci Ortiz
Donor Relations Coordinator
Luci Ortiz

Donor Relations Coordinator

Reagan Rives
Speech Therapist
Reagan Rives

Speech Therapist

Danielle Saunders
Music Therapist
Danielle Saunders

Music Therapist

Jack Shepherd
Classroom Aide
Jack Shepherd

Classroom Aide

Sarah Sweeney
Occupational Therapist
Sarah Sweeney

Occupational Therapist

Katie Thompson
Lead Teacher, Preschool I Classroom
Katie Thompson

Lead Teacher, Preschool I Classroom

Grace Verslues
Teacher, Pre-K II Classroom
Grace Verslues

Teacher, Pre-K II Classroom

Kristen Warner
Teacher, Toddler I Classroom
Kristen Warner

Teacher, Toddler I Classroom

Lizzy White
Lead Teacher, Toddler II Classroom
Lizzy White

Lead Teacher, Toddler II Classroom

Jenna Williams
Teacher, Pre-K I
Jenna Williams

Teacher, Pre-K I

WHERE EVERY STUDENT SHINES

THE RISE SCHOOL OF AUSTIN
4800 Manor Road, Building J
Austin, TX 78723
CONTACT:
512-891-1682
info@riseschoolaustin.org
HOURS:
Mon. - Fri. 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

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