Rise Program Mission Statement Print E-mail


The purpose of the Rise Program is to support the mission of The University of Alabama which is to provide research, training, and service. This mission of the Rise Program includes:

  • Providing exemplary services based on recommended practices to young children with diverse abilities and their families.
  • Interfacing with the community through outreach activities.
  • Offering instructional opportunities through collaboration with various academic units within The University of Alabama system and with other colleges and universities.
  • Engaging in research that positively influences practice in the field of early childhood education at the local, state, and national levels.
  • Disseminating information and providing technical assistance to other community-based agencies; and effecting policy and systems change at the local, state, and national levels.