Donna Lucero accepting the Hellen Phelps Award

The Northwest Coalition for Better Schools receives the 2011 Helen Phelps Award from the Denver Teacher's Awards Accent on Excellence!
On May 13, the Northwest Coalition for Better Schools received the Denver Teacher's 2011 Helen Phelps Organizational volunteer Award for outstanding service to the teachers of Denver Public Schools, supporting them through an array of activities beyond its after-school tutoring program.
"Past activities of the Coalition include the NW Area Schools Publication which provided information to parents on now to help their children, the Annual School Fair which provided an opportunity for schools to showcase their programs and their students, and the First Day Counts Initiative which created opportunities for parents to become involved in their children's school from the first day."