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Greeley-Evans School District 6 is winner of The Succeeds Prize 2021

Colorado Succeeds has announced that Greeley-Evans School District 6 is one of 6 winners of The Succeeds Prize, the most prestigious award for Colorado educators. Winners have been selected for their exemplary programs that develop agile learners and prepare students to thrive in an everchanging world.  
 
The Succeeds Prize is a collaboration between Colorado Succeeds, 9NEWS, and the business community that seeks to recognize, and invest in, educators who are reimagining education to prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist, tools not yet created, and problems not yet identified. By amplifying these educators, The Prize allows students and families across Colorado to benefit from their experience, insight, and lessons learned. 
 
The Success Foundation Serving Greeley-Evans Schools specifically nominated District 6 for work being done related to career and college readiness programming and personalized learning. “We get to see success stories every day and felt District 6 should be recognized statewide for the incredible work they are doing for our students and community,” said Julie Hill, Executive Director of The Success Foundation. 
 
Winners embody Colorado Succeeds’ Vision 2030 Framework outlining the education principles, experiences, and transferable competencies students will need to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. They represent a range of forward-thinking education solutions for students preK-12 that meet workforce demands, utilize innovative learning models, promote student agency, and prioritize the needs of students furthest from opportunity. 
 
The goal of Greeley-Evans School District 6 is to provide a personalized learning experience so all students graduate on time and are career and college ready. “We have and will continue to be very strategic and intentional about how we are preparing our students for their futures,” said Dr. Deirdre Pilch, District 6 Superintendent. “We are honored to receive this prestigious award and look forward to sharing the successes we are experiencing through an equitable, personalized, and applicable approach to learning.” 
 
In addition to the $15K cash prize, Greeley-Evans School District 6 will be featured in a televised 9NEWS storytelling campaign and will have opportunities to engage with Colorado Succeeds’ network of business, government, and nonprofit partners. For more information, please contact the Success Foundation at info@d6successfoundation.org or District 6 Communications at tmyers@greeleyschools.org.