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Local Memphis – WEB EXTRA: A Look At The New Crosstown High School

By: Parker Hays MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – The new Crosstown High finally opened its doors to their inaugural freshman class this week. According to Principal Chandra Sledge Mathias, students can look forward to a curriculum-based around partnerships with over 40 local businesses within Crosstown Concourse. “The partners in this building are really excited about working with […]

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Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado – “Profile on” Japanese Americans in the Performing Arts

BEYOND THE CAMPS “Profile on” Japanese Americans in the Performing Arts Meghan Tokunaga-Scanlon, Part 2 by Margaret Ozaki Graves Recently, I was lucky enough to travel to Estes Park to visit the beautiful mountain campus of Eagle Rock School and meet with Meghan Tokunaga-Scanlon, a Colorado native performer and educator in the performing arts. As mentioned […]

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Inspiring Success – A blog from Creating IT Futures Lending Opportunities to Students to Engage in STEAM Learning Outside of the Classroom

By: Tom Liszka As part of its NextUp initiative to interest teens in tech careers, in 2017, CompTIA partnered with the FUSE program at Northwestern University to expand and enrich STEAM learning for middle and high school students around the country. Sara Benge With support from NextUp, Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center in Estes Park, CO, received a new FUSE Studio […]

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Shift Your Paradigm – Episode 032 – Eagle Rock School & Professional Development Center Interview with Michael Soguero

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Episode 32 takes us to the Eagle Rock School & Professional Development Center in CO and a conversation with Michael Soguero, a founding member and Director of Professional Development at the Center. Located in Estes Park, Colorado, with an enrollment of 72 students, Eagle Rock School implements practices that foster each student’s unique […]

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Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado – “Profile on” Japanese Americans in the Performing Arts

Meghan Tokunaga-Scanlon, Part 1 by Margaret Ozaki Graves This month, we begin a two-part interview with Meghan Tokunaga-Scanlon, an energetic and passionate music educator, who leads music, theatre and dance programming at Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center in Estes Park, Colorado.  Meg is a Colorado native and has extensive experience as a singer […]

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SparkHouse: Unleashing the Learner-Centered Future For All

SparkHouse is a national community of young leaders from learner-centered environments who are committed to transforming education in the United States. Acting as powerful advocates and leaders in the learner-centered movement, these learners are a driving force in the national education conversation. On November 3rd and 4th, 2016, Education Reimagined held its first SparkHouse convening. […]

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Extra Yard – College Football Playoff Foundation e-Newsletter – February Honoree

Jon Anderson is a Colorado educator at Eagle Rock School, a tuition-free alternative high school specifically designed to engage kids who haven’t had success in traditional learning environments. Anderson’s interest in teaching is focused on building relationships with individual students, an emphasis that led him to a school with an untraditional learning structure: “I was […]

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Estes Park Trail Gazette – Estes Park teacher honored for nontraditional teaching style

For Jon Anderson, trust is the foundation of learning. Now in his 16th year as a teacher at Eagle Rock, a nationally recognized tuition-free residential high school in Estes Park for students nationwide who commit to reengaging in their education, Anderson’s ability to connect with his students through the nontraditional nature of their curriculum has […]