Tag Archives: Escuela Tlatelolco

Martha Urioste and Denver’s Montessori Mafia

By Janine Vanderburg, JVA Consulting A recent Wall Street Journal blog declared the existence of a “Montessori Mafia” among the founders of innovative and creative companies, listing the founders of Amazon and Google as examples. According to the article, a … Continue reading

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How to make your events a success: Lessons learned from local fundraisers

By Jennifer Johnson, JVA Consulting I recently learned some great tips for making fundraising events a success through my work as a volunteer on the committee for a new event, Totally Tennyson. In my career, I have done a lot … Continue reading

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JVA kicks off Executive Director Academy with “Genius Bar”

To kick off its accelerated, five-day version of Executive Director Academy, JVA convened a group of the best and brightest local nonprofit leaders to discuss timely nonprofit issues. The Genius Bar, as we like to call it, was made up … Continue reading

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Last days for Escuela Tlatelolco to meet a $40,000 challenge grant

by Jennifer Johnson, JVA Consulting Escuela Tlatelolco is a true pillar of the community and is celebrating its 40th anniversary when the new school year starts next month. JVA is a long time friend and supporter of Escuela, and for … Continue reading

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Executive directors share their advice and experiences

October 6 was the opening session of the fifth Executive Director Academy (EDA) at JVA Consulting. An expert panel of executive directors from a diverse selection of organizations was invited to discuss issues ranging from organizational growth, partnerships, collaboration, best … Continue reading

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