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How We Evolve


WhereIronworks, 25 Larimer Street, Denver, CO 80204

A+ invites you this February, to our second event – How We Evolve for the best education party of the year at a brand new art-deco space in Denver. No sit down, no rubber chicken and we cap the program at 20 minutes. Seriously.

Governor John Hickenlooper
Governor Bill Owens
Founders of Padres y Jóvenes Unidos, Pam and Ricardo Martinez
For their leadership and commitment to new opportunities for Colorado kids


Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Game Changer

Richard & Heidi Landers
Oakwood Homes/BuildStrong Education
Federico Peña


Ready Foods


Sheridan Road


Colorado League of Charter Schools
Mary Gittings Cronin
Davidson Bank
Alan Gottlieb
Dwight Jones
David Scanavino
Generator Real Estate
Jobber Group
Little Man Ice Cream
Ready Colorado
U.S. Bank
Pete Wagner
Chris and Chuck Ward


Adam and Jill Barkin
John Balkcom
Polly Breit
CU School of Public Affairs
Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities
Josh Hanfling
Sage Hospitalities
Theresa Peña
Martha Records and Richard Rainaldi
Amy Slothower
Bill Weintraub

Special Thanks To:

AWEvents, Catering By Design, Ironworks, MATTER, and Mountain West Video.

Sponsorship Levels

Game Changer – $10,000
Accelerates to our work across the entire country.

  • Personalized picture with honorees
  • Logo on invitation and website
  • Recognized on all pre-event promotional pieces, including press release
  • 20 tickets to event 
  • Recognition throughout event

Outlier – $7,500
Contributes to our work across the entire state.

  • Personalized picture with honorees
  • Logo on invitation & website
  • Recognition on all pre-event promotional pieces, including press release
  • 10 tickets to event
  • Recognition throughout event

Sharpener – $5,000
Sponsors our work to push districts and systems with high-profile advocacy.

  • Logo on invitation and website
  • 10 tickets to event
  • Recognition throughout event

Ramble – $2,500
Sponsors our thought leadership pieces that highlight education in Colorado.

  • Listed on invitation and website
  • 8 tickets to event

Supporter – $1,000
Sponsors our news coverage of Colorado and national education trends

  • Listed on invitation and website
  • 4 tickets to event

Interested in increasing your impact?
For questions or to purchase your sponsorship, contact Landon Mascareñaz at