Rio Salado Education

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    Join RISE - Rio Salado Education
    Choose from over 350 classes

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    Come to our Open Days
    Listen to the West Valley Symphony, the Border Patrol or Financial Advisor, Wayne Stutzer

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    Thanks to our wonderful presenters.
    We wouldn't be RISE without them.

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    Who doesn't love to dance?
    Tai Chi, yoga, dancing and more...

Why RISE - Rio Salado Education

Want to learn to paint with watercolors? Have you been curious about acupuncture or ancient middle eastern goddesses? Maybe you want to write the next great American novel. These choices and 350 more are yours for only $65 per year. Join in the excitement at RISE where we offer classes from Tai Chi to Car Repairs. There’s something special happening at RISE. Come be a part of it!


FEB 12

Rise/Rio Closed Thursday And Friday, March 15 & 16, 2018, For Spring Break

12:00 AM

Spring Term is March 12 --  May 11th
Registration starts on March 5th

The Physician in You Classes are all cancelled. 
Plans are to have one each term (Fall, Winter and Spring)

RISE Catalog Corrections - Spring 2018

Page 13     #311    Innovation, Design Thinking, and Creative Problem Solving, Dr. Micah Lande, Monday, 1 p.m., March 19 (Month was incorrect.)

Page 21     #373    Sheet Music and Me (Class number was left off.)

Page 24     #378    Acupuncture – The Mystery and the Magic (Class number was incorrect.)

Page 25     #379    Maintain Your Brain So You Can Continue to Think for Yourself (Class number was incorrect.)

Page 26     #372    Gandhi, King, Mandela, Malala, and Nonviolence in our Modern World, John Hartnedy (Cancelled by Presenter.)

Page 39     #431    Just How Unique Can it Get in Arizona? Is on Thursday, 10 a.m., May 3 (Day and date was incorrect.)

Page 42     #445    The Physician in You, Dr. Greg McWhorter (Cancelled by Presenter.)

Page 65     #378    Tuesday, April 27, 1:00-3:00 p.m. - Acupuncture-Patricia Martin (Class number was incorrect.)

Page 66     #379    Tuesday, May 1, 1:00-3:00 p.m. -- Maintain Your Brain-Patricia Martin (Class number was incorrect.)

Page 17     #334    Tuesday, March 13, 1-3 p.m. -- An Introduction to Homeopathy with Shel Fanelli is cancelled (Class cancelled by presenter.)



Did you Know ... with your RISE membership you get 500+ FREE online, instructor-led classes through Universal Class.  Check your Catalog for more information.


RISE uses seven learning tracks: *Natural Sciences *Social Sciences *Health and Wellness *Spirituality and Religion *The Arts *Finance *Technology

Mission Statement :  Founded in 1996, RISE is a grass roots community based educational organization created for and by adults to afford them the opportunity for stimulation, enlightenment and interaction with peers in an environment which encourages life-long learning. 

Goals:  To attract people with varied talents who are willing to share as Presenters and thereby give individuals the opportunity to use their talents in a meaningful way. To provide diverse classes in a variety of curriculum areas reflecting the wishes of the membership. To encourage participation in leadership roles by as many of the members as is practical so that RISE truly represents all of the members. To offer forums for exchange of ideas and knowledge in a comfortable and friendly environment. To expand membership and member participation in RISE. To utilize state of art technology to improve RISE classes and administration of the organization.




ALWAYS remember to wear your badge when coming to classes or in the building.  

Did you lose your badge?  Your first badge replacement will be free of charge, HOWEVER, the next replacements

will cost you $5.00 (cash only) each.

Remember to check your name off the attendance sheet at the door or add your name if you are not pre-registered.  
We just need a headcount!


Do you know someone you think would make a great presenter for RISE? Do you have an idea for a subject that we haven’t touched on yet?  We would LOVE to hear from you!

Spring Term -- March 12-May 11, 2018.

Contact information is:

Becky Schroeder  


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