Aspen Academy community always has something exciting going on. Be sure to visit this page often for the latest news from students, faculty, staff and alumni!

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Aspen Academy in December 2020 Forbes & Entrepreneur Magazines

Aspen Academy Middle School Interventionist, Justin Wimbish contributed to this recent article from Narbis on staying focused during -- and after -- the holidays. Read the full article here.

Shoutout Colorado Features Kristina Scala

Shoutout Colorado interviewed Aspen Academy Head of School, Kristina Scala, for their recent article. Read the interview here.

Aspen Academy in December 2020 Forbes & Entrepreneur Magazines

Kristina Scala was recently interviewed for a special section on "Rebuilding America" in Forbes & Entrepreneur magazines. The article encapsulates how Aspen Academy cultivates leaders of tomorrow. Read the full article here.

Aspen Academy Outdoor Classrooms Highlighted in USA Today

Kristina Scala was recently interviewed by a journalist from USA Today and included in their "America Recovers" section, showcasing how schools are adapting during the pandemic. Read the full article here.

Aspen Academy Faculty Featured in PBS American Portrait

In October, PBS profiled Aspen Academy teachers as part of their American Portrait Series. Watch the videos here.

Colorado Inno Highlights Denver Startup Week Finalists

Colorado Inno featured a summary of the Denver Startup Week finalists, including Future Holders by Aspen Academy. Read on for more.

Future Holders Presents in Final Round of Denver Startup Week Pitch Finals

Future Holders was selected as one of six finalists to present to judges for Denver Startup Week Pitch Finals. Congratulations to Katie Becker and the team at Future Holders for successfully advancing!

Aspen Academy Awarded Top 100 Woman Owned Company 2020

For the third consecutive year, we're proud to have received recognition by CoBiz Magazine as a Top 100 Woman Owned Company.

Shark Tank featured in Colorado Inno


Aspen Academy's Shark Tank was spotlighted in "The Beat," powered by Colorado Inno in their "The Quad" section which spotlights campus innovation.

"It's not quite our typical college innovation story, but a group of Colorado eighth graders recently competed in a virtual 'Shark Tank' style competition to pitch their ideas.

As part of Aspen Academy's eighth grade capstone project, students pitched their ventures to local entrepreneurs, with one winner selected. Check out more on all of the ventures here."

2020 ColoradoBiz Magazine Top Company Finalist

PBS Documentary Feature

Media Inquiries and Speaker Requests

We welcome those seeking to schedule interviews, inquire about Aspen Academy or for editorial content to contact our team. Our Head of School, Kristina Scala is a sought after speaker on topics of leadership, entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, cultural responsiveness and strategic planning. We also have members of the Aspen Academy leadership team that regularly participate in speaking engagements.

For media and speaker requests please contact Theresa Letman at

Theresa Letman

Marketing & Communications Director

Theresa comes to Aspen Academy with nearly two decades of experience in marketing and communications at nonprofits and mission-driven private organizations. Her work includes crafting success stories from Fortune 500 teams and consulting with premiere arts organizations to cultivate larger audiences.

Theresa is inspired by the extraordinary sense of community at Aspen Academy; the remarkable students, families, and team; and the thoughtful values. She lives in South Denver with her husband, Jason and son, Wyatt. They love to travel, grow tomatoes, listen to music and sail.