Five Things You May Not Know About the Colorado Legacy Foundation

CLF.png1. The Colorado Legacy Foundation believes that increased student achievement for all Colorado students requires effective leaders in every school, effective educators in every classroom, and healthy and engaging environments that ignite a passion for learning in every student.

2. On July 13, CLF announced the selection of two schools that will share $25,000 as part of a recently launched Safe and Welcoming Schools Initiative. This initiative will help Rangeview High School in Aurora and Manhattan Middle School in Boulder broaden their current efforts by expanding programs already in place, creating new programs, and providing staff with professional development.

3. In 2011, CLF developed the Bullying Prevention Initiative. The Initiative’s mission is to advance best practices in bullying prevention in Colorado school districts as a strategy to improve school climate and student outcomes.

4. CLF’s President and CEO, Dr. Helayne Jones, was a panelist for the Washington Post’s “Future of Food” Series.  During this session, Dr. Jones spoke about the necessity of bringing healthy, affordable food to America’s kids and the special challenges faced by rural school districts. Click here for more information.

5. CLF believes that all children learn differently, and everyone has their own ideal learning environment. Watch this video for more information and to join the discussion.​