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Knowledge-Building Presentation [clear filter]
Wednesday, June 15

10:30am MDT

How can health and wellness further academic achievement?
Limited Capacity seats available

Healthy students = academic success. It’s a winning formula! Explore the connection between health and learning: improved concentration, increased attendance and engagement, and higher test scores. Listen as [NAME], superintendent of Healthy School Champion Lake County School District, shares tips for quickly implementing best practices in physical activity, nutrition, school health services, and behavioral health.


Amy Dyett

Director, Health and Wellness, The Colorado Education Initiative
Director, Health and Wellness

Kerri Quinlan

Healthy Schools Director, Lake County School District
The issues that affect me most in my work are: health access, rural healthcare and rural education, fundraising, behavioral health, volunteer coordination and community partnerships. In our small community, we do a lot of grassroots work to create better health outcomes for youth... Read More →

Dr. Wendy Wyman

Lake County School District

Wednesday June 15, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm MDT
The Overlook

10:30am MDT

How can schools weave social-emotional learning into rigorous coursework to increase equitable outcomes?
Limited Capacity seats available

Close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. Join an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) instructor and her Advanced Placement (AP) English language and composition colleague as they discuss the students who are the most overlooked in AP programs throughout the country. Learn how AP teachers are partnering with AVID leaders on their campuses to break down the barriers to AP enrollment and provide wraparound supports to offer equitable success in AP coursework. Discover ways they have partnered to increase equitable access for historically underrepresented students, the results from the implementation of this recruitment approach, and best practices for utilizing AVID to support AP instruction.


Jen Harkness

Teacher Leader, Denver County 1
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Greg Hessee

Senior Director, Colorado Education Initiative

Michelle Rosen

AVID Teacher, GWHS

Wednesday June 15, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm MDT
Cathedral Peak