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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, […]

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Estes Park Trail Gazette – Documentary ‘All Who Dare’ follows journey of Eagle Rock students

By Nic Wackerly A panel discussed the goals and benefits of outdoor and experiential education after the showing of “All Who Dare.” From left to right, Luis Benitez, director of Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office and panel moderator, Rob Smariga, CEO of the Association for Experiential Education, Narinda Heng, wilderness instructor at Eagle Rock School […]

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School Reform Initiative Blog – Flipping PD – My Experience at the SRI Winter Meeting

By Anastacia Galloway Reed When people think of professional development, typically the first thing that comes to mind is a room with someone at the front speaking information probably using some type visual aids.  And don’t forget the eager participants jotting down notes (or daydreaming if the content isn’t engaging).  What if professional development was […]

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Gettliffe Architecture Blog – Model Making at Eagle Rock School

By Laura Melillo Over 20 years ago, Dominique worked as a design consultant alongside architect David Barrett (of Barrett Studios), and architect and planner Jeff Winston, during the original design and construction of Eagle Rock School, located in Estes Park, Colorado. This year, Jeff Winston co-instructed a class on intentional design & architecture to Eagle Rock students, and […]

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Estes Park Trail Gazette – Eagle Rock School gets ready for summer break

By Nic Wackerly Eagle Rock School in Estes Park is approaching their summer break and graduation. The school operates on a trimester schedule.  Each trimester includes three months of school in Estes and a one month break.  However, the uniqueness of Eagle Rock extends beyond the schedule.  The program is focused on helping students that […]

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SRI Blog – SRI Pre-Service Summer Retreat 2017

 by Anastacia Galloway Reed Years ago at a breakfast meeting during a Winter Meeting, Jonett Miniel brought together some folks working with pre-service educators. On June 19 & 20, 2017 we hosted our second summer retreat at Eagle Rock School & Professional Development Center.  Along with Eagle Rock staff Anastacia Reed, Michael Soguero and Dan Condon, SRI […]