Current Season

Hot Lunch is a lunchtime discussion series featuring nationally recognized speakers from outside of Colorado. These monthly speakers are invited to engage Colorado education, policy and business leaders in conversation about the current national challenges and promising practices in education today. Presentations are followed by facilitated open discussion designed to provoke unconventional ideas on how to apply the shared learning to the Colorado context. It is co-sponsored by the The Piton Foundation | Gary Community Investments

The 2016-17 Hot Lunch season is in progress! Check back every month for the line-up and, as always, please contact us with ideas for speakers.

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  • Thibault Manekin The Most Powerful Thing in the World: Turning an Idea into a Movement by Using Affordable Educator Housing to...  
  • Thank You

    Thanks for your interest in the Hot Lunch "The Most Powerful Thing in the World: Turning an Idea into a Movement by Using Affordable Educator Housing to Transform Communities". The Donnell-Kay Foundation will contact you on February 03, 2017 to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

    The Most Powerful Thing in the World: Turning an Idea into a Movement by Using Affordable Educator Housing to Transform Communities

    The Donnell-Kay Foundation will then email you directly one week before the event (February 03, 2017) to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

  • Derrell Bradford and Mohammed Choudhury A Conversation on School Integration  
  • Thank You

    Thanks for your interest in the Hot Lunch "A Conversation on School Integration". The Donnell-Kay Foundation will contact you on January 06, 2017 to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

    A Conversation on School Integration

    The Donnell-Kay Foundation will then email you directly one week before the event (January 06, 2017) to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

  • ​Todd and Daren Dickson Working the Compass: Accelerating Academic Achievement through Social-Emotional Learning  
  • Thank You

    Thanks for your interest in the Hot Lunch "Working the Compass: Accelerating Academic Achievement through Social-Emotional Learning". The Donnell-Kay Foundation will contact you on November 04, 2016 to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

    Working the Compass: Accelerating Academic Achievement through Social-Emotional Learning

    The Donnell-Kay Foundation will then email you directly one week before the event (November 04, 2016) to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

  • Mike Magee Thinking Big about ESSA: New Opportunities to Improve Schools  
  • Thank You

    Thanks for your interest in the Hot Lunch "Thinking Big about ESSA: New Opportunities to Improve Schools". The Donnell-Kay Foundation will contact you on October 07, 2016 to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

    Thinking Big about ESSA: New Opportunities to Improve Schools

    The Donnell-Kay Foundation will then email you directly one week before the event (October 07, 2016) to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

  • Ariela Rozman and Rameisha Johnson Helping Families Find a Path to Success in School: Insights from EdNavigator  
  • Thank You

    Thanks for your interest in the Hot Lunch "Helping Families Find a Path to Success in School: Insights from EdNavigator". The Donnell-Kay Foundation will contact you on September 09, 2016 to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.

    Helping Families Find a Path to Success in School: Insights from EdNavigator

    The Donnell-Kay Foundation will then email you directly one week before the event (September 09, 2016) to let you know if you are registered or on the waitlist.