Local and National Presence in 2013-14

For the Colorado League of Charter Schools,

Sam Todd presented Managing Facilities Costs at the Charter School Policy and Faciliity Summit. 

Sam Toddreceived of the 2014 Charter School Friend Award for Operational Excellence.

Sam Todd and Kristianna Vedvik presented Total Rewards: Shifting the Focus to Non-Monetary Rewards at the Colorado State Charter School Conference.


Jen Dauzvardis presented Improving Board Practice: Strategic Planning Roundtable at the Colorado State Charter School Conference.

Jen Dauzvardis and Kelly Reeser presented Board Work that Matters at the Colorado State Charter School Conference.

Megan Freeman presented Training and Retaining: The Relationship of Hiring and Professional Development at the Colorado State Charter School Conference.

Andrea Smith presented Helping Your Students to Flip Out! at the Colorado State Charter School Conference.

Melissa Christensen presented Differentiation to Engage Every Learner at the Colorado State Charter School Conference.

Hillary Miller participated in the development of the Charter Schools Nurse Resource, a publication available on the League's website.


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

Jen Dauzvardis served on a school review team for Rocky Mountain Prep, Loveland Classical, Colorado Early College Ft. Collins, and Atlas Preparatory School.


Jen Dauzvardis served as one of two Team Leads for the Charter School Support Initiative.

Kelly Reeser served on a school review team for Union Colony Preparatory School.

Megan Freeman served on a school review team for Colorado Early College Ft. Collins.


For the CDE Office of Innovation & Choice,


Kyle Mathews led year-two charter school principals who are participating in the Administrator Mentor Cohort.

Jen Dauzvardis served as a grant reviewer for the Colorado Charter School Program.





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.

Sam Todd presented Essential Financial Reports and Analysis at the annual Charter School Finance Seminar.

Megan Freeman & Jen Dauzvardis presented an overview of Peak to Peak's Induction Program to the Colorado State Board of Education during a regular work session of the board.


For Colleges & Universities,



Publications

For the National Council of Teachers of English’s September issue of the English Journal,

Megan Freeman published Continuous Becoming: Moving toward Mastery.
  

For the Colorado League of Charter Schools’s Fall issue of Charter Focus,

Sam Todd published Solar Power Purchase Agreements.


For the Colorado League of Charter Schools’s Winter issue of Charter Focus,

Kristianna Vedvik published Employee Satisfaction Surveys: A Useful Tool for Understanding Employee Retention. Also in this issue,Kyle Mathews and Hillary Millerwere quoted in different articles.

For The Journal of National Association for College Admission Counseling,

Kimberly Gannett was featured in the winter, 2014 volume (#222) for her perspective on the devastative floods that swept Boulder County in the fall, affecting both current and former students of Peak to Peak.  

To read more, visit the CPD website.




Additional Presence

For the American Alliance for Theater & Education,

Rebecca Weiss presented Getting Something for Nothing: Quality Design on a School Budget at the AATE 2014 National Conference Committee.
 

For the Boulder Valley School District,

Kyle Mathew received of a 2014 Imact on Education Award.

Kyle Mathew's 
nomination of Kurt Schaefer for the 2013 Imact on Education Award was recognized as a model response.

Melissa Christensen 
presented Data Tracking Collaboratively with Google Spreadsheets at the Boulder Valley School District's fall 2013 Technology in Education (TIE) Learning Day.

Yolanda Meiler presented a booth presentation at the Boulder Valley School District's spring Digital Innovative Learning Day.

Andrea Smith presented The Flipped-Out Classroom at the Boulder Valley School District's spring Digital Innovative Learning Day.

For the Charter School Institute,

Jen Dauzvardis served on the CSI Assistance Fund Commitee. 

For the Colorado Art Education Association,

Katy Mathes presented Making the Most out of your 45 Minutes:  Creative Technology Applications for an Efficient Elementary Art Environment at the 2013 Colorado Art Education Association Annual Fall Conference.

For the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers

Keri Dunphy and Yolanda Meiler presented at the annual Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers conference.

For the Colorado Council of Teachers in Mathematics (CCTM),

Kim Struck presented The Flipped Classroom at the 2013 CCTM Annual Conference.

For the Colorado State House of Representatives' Education Committee

Sam Todd testified in support of House Bill 14-1292, The Student Success Act.


For the Douglas County School District,

Jen Dauzvardis served as a charter application reviewer.

For the Eagle Rock School & Professional Development Center,

Anita Chakraborty-Spotts presented at the Eagle Rock School & Professional Development Center.

For the state InnEdCO 2014 conference,

Melissa Christensen presented a workshop on RtI Data Tracking via Spreadsheets and Forms to administrators, teachers, and other technology-minded educators.

For the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT),

Bob Hettmansperger received the 2014 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award.

For the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA),

Andrea Smith presented Conquering the Content: A physical Science Content Workshop for Elementary Science Teachers for the 2014 NSTA National Conference.

Andrea Smith presented Helping Your Students to Flip Out! for the 2014 NSTA National Conference.

For the Professional Association of Colorado Educators (PACE),

Jen Dauzvardis participated on a panel at an event hosted by PACE for the 2014 National School Choice Week.

Anita Chakraborty-Spotts and Carla Flanhofer presented at the 2014PACE Members Conference.

For the Regional Organization of Colorado Kodaly Educator (ROCKE),

Jewel Wolf served as on the 2013-2015 board as treasurer, and led sessions for other Kodaly educators at a workshop in the fall. The workshop was featured in the Kodaly Envoy Journal, winter, 2014 edition.

For the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools,

Jen Dauzvardis presented The Death Spiral at the 2014annual conference.

For the Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented Education,

Nate Paul presented Comics and Graphic Novels in the Gifted Classroom at the annual conference in Denver.

For the Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (a scholarly conference),

Nate Paul presented Comics and Graphic Novels in the Gifted Classroom.

For the Denver Comic Con,

Nate Paul presented Comics and Graphic Novels in the Gifted Classroom. 

For the Boettcher Foundation,

Craig Harper received a 2014 Boettcher Foundation Teacher Recognition Award.

For AdvancED,

Kelly Reeser served as an evaluation team member