School Restart Resources
The Conifer Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with our community educators to create solutions for families as we walk through the fall school schedule. We are partnering with local educators, businesses and community members to provide necessary resources for families with school aged children.
Interested in volunteering to help students in the virtual/on-line environment during the Fall 2020 semester?
There are two types of volunteer positions open to help students virtually. Please click the link below and read through the volunteer descriptions so you understand the tasks and time commitments required. Then fill out the following form to start the process.
CLICK HERE for volunteer form.
Interested in starting a business by offering in home child care?
Become a licensed in home day care provider. Get access to grants for start up, training and coaching support. Due to the current situation and the local need, the licensing process can be expedited.
CLICK HERE for steps to get started.
CLICK HERE for grant application.
Jefferson County Public Schools is committed to providing all Jeffco students with a high-quality education, with a commitment to health, safety, and equality. Stay informed with updates on the current school year and learning models by visiting the Jeffco Restart Webpage. Click HERE for information.
Colorado Department of Human Services - Guidance on Learning Pods
Caregivers and parents are given flexibility on learning environments.
Please click HERE for the press release dated September 10, 2020.
The Colorado Department of Human Services and the Colorado Department of Education are providing parents and caregivers with guidance regarding joining a learning pod this school year. Click HERE for the resource guide.
Options for Internet Service
Do you and your child need to access the internet for completing schoolwork, but have no internet or unreliable service?
There are several businesses and organizations that have indicated they have internet available and are willing to let you and your child visit to get schoolwork completed. Note that these are not childcare facilities and parents are responsible for supervising and assisting their children. Please contact each business directly to get specifics on hours, to schedule a time slot if necessary, availability of services and guidelines. Some may charge a nominal fee and most have limited space available.
While you are using the internet services and space at these locations, please make sure to support the businesses that are supporting you during this time. Purchase something, make a donation, and give them a great review on social media. When being provided with the internet access code, please be respectful and do not share with people who are not visiting the location with you at the time of your visit.
Conifer Community Church
9998 S. Havekost Road
25577 Conifer Road #203
Ernie's Mountain Cafe & Bakery
30403 Kings Valley Drive, #1-105
Grab a pastry and log-on. If no space is available inside the bakery, the wi-fi will work from your vehicle if you park in front of the bakery or where the gym was previously located.
Please check back often as more local businesses and organizations are being added as details are confirmed
Alternative Schooling, Resources to Assist with Online Learning and Daycare Options
The following individuals and/or organizations have indicated they may be able to assist you with online learning, tutoring, alternative school formats or daycare options. Please reach out directly to the listings below by clicking on the organization's name for details:
Aspen Park Montessori is continuously improving and introducing new STEM programs and agendas. It has always been our dream to provide cutting edge technologies that utilizes hands-on and independent/group study; structure and free play, and social and classroom etiquette. Our children learn through Personalized Learning, Project-based Learning, and Backward-Design.
Peak Educational Services - The Mountain Area Arts Partners are bonding together to support families during this challenging time. Cohort based child care, supporting grade 6-12 will take place each week. It is designed to support families that need a care option for the days that students are not physically at their schools. Students will have scheduled educational time and supplemental workshops and will be assigned a Life Coach. Click HERE for a video with more information.
Success4Life Learning Center, Inc. - Licensed teachers provide socially distanced K-12 educational support in all subject areas along with individualized one-on-one support. The staff helps students and parents with the struggle of virtual learning in 4-hour sessions (parents are able to work while the child is receiving instruction and support). Test prep, reading specialists, Spanish tutoring, small cohort groups and special education is also available upon request. Tailored instruction to meet your child's needs.
K-8 Independent Study Hall
If you are wondering what to do with your child during remote learning days, there is a new independent study hall program in the Marshdale area, available for grades K-8. For more information and for pricing please contact SLEnterprisesEvergreen@gmail.com; Steve Stucky (720) 635-2511.
Rocky Mountain Kids
Full daycare options available for school aged children ages 5-15, with virtual learning assistance, is available at Elk Creek Elementary through 'Rocky Mountain Kids'. For more information, pricing and to enroll click HERE or call (720) 877-5765; email@example.com. Discounts available for military, veterans, first responders, educators and administrators, and free/reduced lunch clients.
Little Den Early Learning Center
Full and part time preschool ages 3-5
- Before and After school care for elementary school aged kids returning to the classroom. Including drop off and pick up to West Jeff Elementary, Marshdale Elementary and Parmalee Elementary.
- Online school for Jeffco and Park county to families who are not ready to return to in person school.
- Hybrid schedules to accommodate Middle School Students including pickup from West Jeff Middle School.
- All day care for non-school days
- Flexible schedule to meet the needs of the families
Marguerite (Margie) Delva
(720) 800-6373 firstname.lastname@example.org
Home schooling for children in kindergarten through 3rd grade. Taught in a home school atmosphere by a former Jefferson County teacher. Located close to Elk Creek Elementary School. References and resume available.
Academic Success Program
To help students succeed academically, College Drive Test Prep and Tutoring is offering an Academic Success Program designed to cover learning gaps from last year and help students stay on track this year. These consist of four, 90-minute classes in the following subjects: Algebra I and Algebra II, Geometry and Advanced Math, English Grammar and Usage, Reading Comprehension and Writing. These classes are offered via zoom. Please click HERE for more information and to register.
If your child is in need of an activity to keep them involved in something other than school work, several businesses and organizations have programs that may be of interest:
Grace Piano Studio
Grace Piano Studio is a place to learn about music and how to play the piano, but also a place to explore creativity, find joy in discovering one's own talent, and develop a lifelong love of music.
The Venue Theatre Company
The Venue Theatre is offering Covid conscious, in-person theatre education taught by professional educators and performers!