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Upcoming Events

FIRE Foundation Denver invites you to join or support these upcoming events.

Bonfire 2023

February 8, 2024

5:30-7:30 PM

Cherry Hills Country Club

4125 S University Blvd, Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113                                                                                                                              

Hearts on FIRE

Purses and Perfume . . . Whiskey and Cigars

Show your love for inclusive Catholic education!

Get ready to ignite the flames of love and support for inclusive Catholic education at Hearts on FIRE, hosted by the fabulous FIRE Foundation of Denver! On February 8th, at 5:30 PM, Cherry Hills Country Club will be ablaze with passion, purpose, and a whole lot of fun!

Tickets $100 and include open bar, heavy apps, dessert and silent and live auction.

Why? Because supporting Catholic schools across Northern Colorado has never been this exciting! Hearts on FIRE promises not only a night of goodwill but also the chance to snag the perfect gift for your special someone. From dazzling purses to captivating perfume, smooth whiskey to aromatic cigars, our auction is a treasure trove of delights.

 Let’s make Hearts on FIRE the hottest event of the year!

Save the Date!

BonFIRE 2024 | Friday, August 23, 2024 | The Cable Center

UPCOMING FRIENDS OF FIRE EVENTS

January 16th, 7-8 PM: Medical Resource Spotlight on Zoom

April 13th, 10am-12pm: Spring Resource Fair

Reach out to kyle@firefoundationdenver.org for the zoom link

 

UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

FIRE Foundation of Denver is pleased to sponsor the following professional development for school staff.

March 8, 2024:

In partnership with the Office of Catholic schools, FIRE Denver will sponsor a day long inclusive education training for all teachers, staff, and principals by Inclusion Solutions, LLC. 

 

October 1, 2024:

FIRE Denver is offering a leadership training for partner school leaders (Pastor, principal, assistant principal, and lead SPED teacher) with renowned researcher and educator, Michael J. Boyle, Ph.D., Director of Content and Partnership Development for Inclusion Solutions, LLC. Dr. Boyle will also provide partner schools with eight (8) follow-up zoom meetings, one each month, to address specific coaching at the school level throughout the school year.

Dr. Boyle has worked in education in a variety of settings and roles. Most recently, he served as the superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Joliet-Illinois. Before this position, Dr. Boyle served as the director of the Andrew M. Greeley Center for Catholic Education at Loyola University Chicago. As a school psychologist at both the high school and elementary levels, he worked with students across a broad range of areas of exceptionality. He has also served as a special education administrator in several public school districts and as principal of a Catholic elementary school.  Dr. Boyle serves as the board chair of the National Catholic Partnership on Disability. He also serves on the board of directors of Loyola Press. Additionally, he served on the governing board of the Journal of Catholic Education.

Inclusion Solutions, LLC is a company that assists private religious schools in meeting the needs of all learners through ongoing, sustainable professional development efforts in strong partnerships with schools. Through this unique opportunity, our schools will be able to identify their school’s system strengths and weaknesses, create a plan to develop/strengthen systems and protocols, and identify ways to build capacity among faculty and staff.

 

Please reach out to kyle@firefoundationdenver.org for more information and to register.

Past Events

Dr. Jackie Joseph's Keynote Speech on Belonging

High Quality Inclusion for early childhood education 

January 20, 2023: In partnership with the Office of Catholic schools, FIRE hosted a professional development training on Pivotal Practices of High Quality Inclusion for early childhood education given by The RISE School of Denver.  We had 14 schools represented!
Watch Dr. Jackie Joseph’s Keynote Speech on Belonging 
 

This video offers a perspective on RISE School Executive Director, Dr. Joseph, and her daughter’s experience with belonging in an early childhood setting as a child and family with a dis/ability.

“Gifts to Give” Christmas Market and Luncheon

December 2, 2023 Gifts to Give Christmas Market and Luncheon raised close to $50,000 for inclusive Catholic education throughout the Archdiocese of Denver.

Charity Dodgeball Tournament

Catholic Sports Denver hosted a charity dodgeball tournament to raise funds to include children with disabilities in our Denver Catholic Schools.

Contact the Fire Foundation of Denver

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