News & Awards

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

Awards

2020

NWFCertifiedWildlifeHabitat

2019

Future Holders: 2019 Pitch Competition
Top 3

2020

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

2019

2019, 2021

Seen in...

News

Aspen Academy "10 Practices for Everyday Leadership for Kids" in the news

Preserving the Good Life spotlighted Aspen Academy leadership and our Future Holders curricula in their October 2021 Issue. To read the article click here.

Colorado Avid Golfer Profiles Hogan Phelps

Phelps, a finalist in Aspen Academy's 2021 Shark Tank, was profiled in Colorado Avid Golfer this month for his business, ForeBox. Read the full article 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@aspenacademy.org.

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.

Looking for a speaker for an upcoming event?

WE LOVE TO SPEAK! 

We're available to provide engaging and actionable tips for parents from workplace lunch and learns and Mom's groups, to community groups and more! Sample topics include:

Teaching Leadership to 4-Year Olds
Studies show the increasing need for leadership of self to begin at even earlier ages to foster resilience and positive and productive approaches to the world. Learn strategies for supporting your child!

Building Resilient Teens: How Focus on Character & Leadership Development Supports Students and Brings Out Their Best
Tweens and Teens suffer from increasing depression and anxiety. Learn productive ways to respond to your child and foster resilience as a positive and productive response to challenges.

Values Aligned: Creating Your Day to Day Life to Reflect What You Value
With constant demands on our time, we often overlook our values and prioritize on the urgent vs. the important. Learn how strategies to create space for more of your values in your daily life.

Power of Optimism and Positivity in Your Home or Workplace
Maintaining a positive outlook can add years to your life. Learn about research in positive psychology and it’s impact on our day-to-day approach to living longer and with more optimism.

Click here to schedule a speaker