Local and National Presence in 2012-13

For the Colorado League of Charter Schools,

Dana Reyes & LeeAnne Sanders presented Educational Coaching for School Excellence.

Megan Freeman presented Tiered Professional Development.

Kelly Reeser & Sam Todd presented Data-Driven Strategic Planning.

Jeri ChandlerKaren Lenser, & PJ Zoellner participated in the Health and Wellness Initiative.

Adam DiGiacomo presented Implementation With Results:  Setting Meaningful Targets, Action Plans, and Monitoring Progress.

Kyle Mathews presented Developing a School Safety/Emergency Plan.

Sam Todd and John Wilcox presented Managing Facilities Costs.


For the Colorado Department of Education’s Charter School Support Initiative,

Jen DauzvardisMegan FreemanKelly Reeser & Adam DiGiacomo consulted on CSSI rubric analysis and development.

Adam DiGiacomo will serve on a school review team for Ben Franklin Academy.

Jen Dauzvardis will serve on a school review team for Foundations Academy, STEM School, Aspen Ridge Preparatory School.

Kelly Reeser will serve on a school review team for Ben Franklin Academy.

Megan Freeman will serve on a school review team for STEM School, Denver Language School, and Global Village Academy.

 


For the CDE Office of Innovation & Choice,

 
Kyle Mathews led the Administrator Mentor Cohort and mentored a novice charter school principal.


For the Colorado Department of Education,

Megan FreemanKelly ReeserJen Dauzvardis, & Sam Todd represented Peak to Peak at the Northern Area Regional Meeting of Charter Schools.


For Colleges & Universities,

For the University of Colorado at Denver,

Jen Dauzvardis  & Megan Freeman were interviewed for research conducted by the School of Public Affairs. 

For the University of Colorado at Boulder,

Laura Copeland served on a panel of educators for the School of Education

Dana Reyes served as a consultant with student teacher candidates.




Publications

For the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools’ Charter Blog,

Megan Freeman published Professional Development Center Benefits Charter School and Charter Community.

For the Ohio Alliance of Public Charter Schools’ Best Cooperative Practices Directory,

Megan Freeman published Educational Partnerships:  How One Charter School Meets Internal Professional Development Needs with External Opportunities for Partnerships and Collaboration.
  

For the publication Charter Focus,

Traci Schoeneweis will publish How to Set Up a Simple, Effective Volunteer Management System.

To read more, visit the CPD website.


Additional Presence

For the Charter School Institute,

Jen Dauzvardis served on the CSI Assistance Fund Commitee. 

For the Boulder Valley School District,

Adam DiGiacomo facilitated for the BVSD Community Forum and the BVSD Strategic Planning Forum. 

For the National Science Association’s National Conference,

Andrea (“Panda”) Smith presented How'd I Do? Student Metacognition Through Standards-Based Assessment.

For the Best Charter District Cooperative Practices National Conference,

Megan FreemanJen Dauzvardis & Kelly Reeser presented Educational Partnerships:  How One Charter School Meets Internal Professional Development Needs with External Opportunities for Partnerships and Collaboration.  

For the National Alliance for Gifted Children’s National Conference,

Megan Freeman presented Revision Tools to Improve Student Writing and Increase Classroom Engagement. 

For the Colorado Council International Reading Association Conference,

Brian Rozinsky presented Wonder Twin Powers Activate:  Adapting Relevant Reading for Assessment.

For the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools' National Conference in Washington DC,

Megan Freeman & Kelly Reeser presented Tiered Professional Development:  Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Excellent Teachers.

Jen Dauzvardis & Kelly Reeser presented What Comes Next:  Independent Charters Navigating the Challenges of the Next Twenty Years.