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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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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 […]

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Honored – Meet Our February Honoree – Jon Anderson

STORY BY: Matt Skenazy, Senior Editor, Outside Magazine Vidal Carrillo’s childhood was restless. Growing up in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley, he and his mother, three older sisters and older brother moved constantly. His mother worked as a housekeeper and a waitress; his father had run off before Vidal was born. Vidal’s mother did her best […]

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Estes Park Trail Gazette – Hundreds gather for author’s insights and inspirations

By Kurtis Kelly, Estes Valley Library Communications Specialist A great author makes a magical connection with readers. All the more magical when an author connects with a live audience. Such was the occasion one week ago in Estes Park, as we welcomed acclaimed writer Reyna Grande for the featured event of this year’s One Book One […]

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Estes Park Trail Gazette – Estes Park students take on prejudice, discrimination during workshop

By Marcus Wade Prince, Eagle Rock School   The workshop ended with a speech written by Marely Avitia and Marcus Wade Prince, presented at the halftime of homecoming game. (Courtesy photo) In a pioneering activity Estes Park High School students partnered with Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center students to take on issues of prejudice, […]