The symposium also features afternoon breakout sessions for DA parents, faculty and staff.
The 2019 DA Symposium on Teaching & Learning will take place on Friday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration for this event will open in January 2019. Cost for the event is FREE for current DA family members (up to two people). This event is open to the public and is $100 per person for non-DA members or $175 per couple.
For questions or groups of five or more, please contact Denver Academy Director of Education, Philippe Ernewein, 303-777-5870 x241.
As Director of Education, Philippe is responsible for training all new Denver Academy teachers, as well as facilitating the continued professional development of all our veteran instructors.
Prior to his current role, Philippe spent many years as a classroom teacher, Head of the Core High School, and cross country coach. He is a Teach for America Alumni member and continues to stay involved with TFA and collaborate with their Special Education teachers.
Mr. Ernewein earned his B.A. from Longwood College in Modern Languages and his M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in teaching English at the secondary level from the University of Colorado, Denver.
Director of Mathematics & Technology Integration Specialist
Dr. Adair joins Denver Academy with almost three decades of experience in education. Prior to Denver Academy, Dr. Adair enjoyed working at a local independent school where she was the math department chair, college counselor, and dean of students. She is thrilled to join this community of learners.
Dr. Adair earned a B.A. in Mathematics and a Diploma in Education from the University of Colorado and an M.A. from the University of Phoenix in Education Administration and Supervision. She holds a Professional Teacher License and a Professional Principal License for the State of Colorado. Dr. Adair completed her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction specializing in Research Methods and Statistics at the University of Denver.
Ms. Bodden works as both a Literacy Specialist and Instructional Facilitator. Jessica aims to instill a love of literature in her students and build their self-confidence. Some of her favorite books include The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, The Giver by Lois Lowry, and anything by Roald Dahl, Judy Blume, or Beverly Cleary.
Ms. Bodden holds a B.A. in Psychology and a Certificate in Education from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She earned her M.A. in Teaching with a Reading Endorsement from Lewis and Clark College.
ACT Special Testing & Accommodations Coordinator, and Program Development Assistant
Ms. Myers began her journey at Denver Academy in the middle school and seasonal programs. As part of the College & Transition Counseling team she looks forward to helping high school students with their continuing journey in life. She served as a Peace Corps Education Volunteer in Micronesia and has facilitated study abroad programs for students at the SIT Graduate Institute and Willamette University.
Casie earned her B.A. in German language & literature from the University of Oregon.
In her role as Instructional Facilitator, Cynthia focuses on supporting teachers in their professional development. She began her career at Denver Academy in 1999, working as a teaching assistant and then a full-time teacher. She taught in the 5th and 6th grade classrooms from 2001 to 2007 and led the Elementary School as Dean from 2004-2006.
Cynthia Richardson earned her B.A. in Psychology from Willamette University and her M.A. in Special Education from the University of Colorado at Denver. When not on campus, Cynthia enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two daughters.
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