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College Jumpstart

On January 26, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

  On January 26, seniors and their families took part in an exciting scholarship award dinner at Jefferson Junior/Senior High School. These students were chosen for a Beyond Jeffco scholarship through the Jeffco Schools Foundation. These scholarships come from the state Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI). These scholarships are part of…

Unveiling the 2016 Community Report

On November 4, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

One of the foundational practices of this cradle to career collective impact work is using data to drive our decisions. We use data as a flashlight to see what is working well and scale up these successes. Each fall we release a Community Report showing the student achievement and community…

Supporting Jefferson Area Teachers

On September 8, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Today we dropped off flyers to encourage Jefferson Area teachers. Here is the message for our important partners in this work to see all kids in 80214 succeed from cradle to career: We are here to support you this school year! Teacher Mini-Grants Apply for a mini-grant of up to…

Collaborative Action Team Meetings in September

On September 7, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Join us for any of our Collaborative Action Team meetings this month. We will be action planning toward the goal of each child in 80214 succeeding from cradle to career. K-12 Success Collaborative Action Team Thursday, September 8 from 3:30-5 pm Family Health Collaborative Action Team Tuesday, September 13 from…

Support Community Partners on Colorado Gives Day

On November 23, 2015, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Colorado Gives Day is coming on Tuesday, December 8 and you can support our Community Partners and other organizations that work with students and families in our area! Here are the Community Partners who have profiles on Colorado Gives: Action Center Alternatives Pregnancy Center Edgewater Collective Goodwill Industries Jeffco Schools…

Collective Impact in Action: Family Resource Fair

On September 11, 2015, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

On Thursday, September 10 we held our first Family Resource Fair for families in Jefferson Area schools and the 80214 zip code. In the past, resource fairs had been held further west in Jefferson County which made it hard for our local families to attend. Our desire was to bring the…

Family Resource Fair Coming September 10

On August 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

We are planning a Family Resource Fair for 6-8 pm on Thursday, September 10 in the Jefferson Jr/Sr High gym. This FREE event is open to children and families whose children attend schools in the Jefferson Articulation Area or who live in the 80214 zip code. We will have activities for…

Introducing Classroom Mini-Grants for Jefferson Area Teachers

On August 4, 2015, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

This past spring we sponsored a mini-grant for 5th grade teachers at Lumberg Elementary School which allowed most of the 5th grade students to build a rocket and launch it. We were able to watch the excitement as the students saw their rocket shoot into the skies above Edgewater! This…

Supporting Our Teachers: Jefferson Area Teacher Breakfast

On July 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The teachers at our Jefferson Area schools start the school year with training at Jefferson Jr/Sr High on Tuesday, August 4. We have agreed to provide our area teachers with a delicious breakfast from Biscuits and Berries. Teachers and staff from Edgewater Elementary, Lumberg Elementary, Jefferson Jr/Sr High, Molholm Elementary…

Summer Programming in Jefferson Area

On May 26, 2015, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

As another school year comes to a close, students are excited for vacations, camps and lots of fun. Yet for lower income families it is harder to access these enrichment activities. Without purposeful interventions, these students will experience the “summer slide” as they lose the academic knowledge they gained during the…