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Dreamer Diaries Fall 2016 – Program Staff Creates Plan to Improve Reading & Writing Performance

On September 24th, “I Have a Dream” program staff engaged in a day-long Improvement Science session with Dan Condon, Associate Director of Professional Development at Eagle Rock Professional Development Center. At the end of the day, the session had generated prototype projects to help our program staff in improving student reading and writing performance. The […]

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Herald Star – Education center hosts annual administrator breakfast

WINTERSVILLE — School and community leaders met Thursday at St. Florian Hall, as the Jefferson County Educational Service Center hosted its 28th-annual administration breakfast. Eighty-seven people representing school districts, colleges, community organizations, courts and local government gathered to hear speakers and get ready for the school year. George Ash, chief executive officer of JCESC, welcomed […]

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HondaWeb – Ten Questions with Philbert Smith, Director of Students at Eagle Rock School

​​​​​Almost 23 years ago, Philbert Smith arrived at Eagle Rock School (ERS) in the mountains of Colorado, just a few months after Honda established this alternative high school in Estes Park.  He’s spent these past two decades taking care of students’ familial, behavioral, medical, and mental health needs and, as he puts it, “living my […]

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Estes Park News – AROUND THE LAKE: Noble In Reason

by Robert Burkhard Today five talented individuals graduate from Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center (ERS), having met and mastered a twenty-four day wilderness trek; a challenging value system; rigorous interdisciplinary classes; numerous Presentations of Learning; countless KP hours preparing meals and washing dishes; hard-fought intramural athletic contests in floor hockey, soccer, softball, water […]