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Thursday, March 2 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Securing Our Future: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Secondary Education LIMITED

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Fort Collins is an entrepreneurial and collaborative city, yet our K-12 education system is still largely based on educational models from the 1900's that stress information delivery and compliance. Join us to learn about how Compass High School, a new, public charter school is being built by a team of educators, students, entrepreneurs, artists, and business and nonprofit leaders to offer parents and students an innovative alternative. Our community-based school will make Fort Collins a national showcase for engaging youth in learning and contributing through real world projects and extensive internships. Our graduates will be academically prepared, and equally importantly, they will be masters of 21st Century skills including design thinking, communication, teamwork, and strategic planning. Compass High is more than a school, it is a community partner preparing students to join our city as engaged, entrepreneurial, and compassionate young adults. Please join us to discuss our exciting new model for working with students to assure a prosperous and healthy future for Fort Collins.

Speakers
avatar for Terry Burton

Terry Burton

Perspective keeper and Board Member, Compass High School
avatar for Chloe Harrington

Chloe Harrington

Model student and Team member, Compass High School
avatar for Jan Harrison

Jan Harrison

Leader, Compass High School
I am leading a team of experienced educators, business owners, nonprofit directors, artists, and students in creating a community-based learning school for students ages 12-19 years in Fort Collins, Colorado. Our entrepreneurial model is being prototyped this summer and will continue to evolve as the world continues to change, even after we open in 2018. Please share your ideas for what a 21st Century secondary education needs to look like, we... Read More →
avatar for Jovan Lovato

Jovan Lovato

Truth teller and Board Member, Compass High School


Thursday March 2, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
FVC Mesh Fort Collins 242 Linden St. Fort Collins, CO 80524

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