Anna Laura Allen Five Year Old Class Anna Laura graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies. Her previous experience includes being an aide at United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama as well as volunteer work at RISE. She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Alabama.
Anne Atkins Two Year Old Class Graduated from Oak Hill School. She has been a teacher aid at Rise since 1999.
John Michael Fuhrman Four Year Old Class John Michael graduated from Holy Spirit High School. He volunteered at Rise during the summers he was in high school and joined the staff at Rise as a teacher aid in 2011.
Traci Green Infant Class Graduated from Oak Hill School. She has worked as a teacher aid at Rise since 1998.
Brittney Latham Four Year Old Class Brittney graduated from Tuscaloosa County High school. She has worked as a teacher aid at Rise since 2010.
Holly Skipper Three Year Old Class 1997 graduate of RISE, 2009 graduate of Tuscaloosa County High School and 2011 graduate of UA Crossing Points. Holly volunteered at RISE for over a year before becoming a teacher’s aid in 2014.
Ian Terry Three Year Old Teacher Graduate of Tuscaloosa County High School and Crossing Points. Ian is also a Rise graduate. He has been a teacher aid at Rise since 2008.
Judson Trimm Five Year Old Class Judson has been a part of Rise since he was six weeks old. He is a Rise graduate, and he proudly volunteered at Rise during his summers as a high school student. After attending Holt High School, Judson joined the Rise staff in 2013 and is now happily serving as a teacher aid in the five year old classroom.