Erin Whalen

Executive Director

Da Vinci RISE High

Erin serves as the Executive Director of Da Vinci RISE High. Erin was inspired to design RISE alongside Founder, Kari Croft, based on his draw to education’s power to provide people with a sense of self that can be leveraged as a powerful force in the world. RISE High is a progressive high school focused on meeting the unique needs of youth experiencing housing instability, the juvenile justice system, foster care or other circumstances that disrupt their academic journeys.