The Vail Valley's Only Young Professional Organization
The Vail Valley Young Professionals Association hosts and sponsors an array of events including – networking events, happy hours, meet and greet sessions with major Vail Valley and Colorado decision-makers and community focused events. The VVYPA is an ideal place for young professionals to develop themselves professionally, socially, and civically.
What better way to spend a beautiful fall day then helping a family, or a few, build their home and helping them stay in the Vail Valley? I'll tell you, there's no better way...trust us. Plus you get to swing hammers, use some (select) power tools and spend time with some great people and know you're making a huge difference in their lives. Added bonus...the VVYPA will pick up the tab for your lunch if you help us out for…Find out more »
From affordable housing to resort marketing, where are the opportunities and what are the pitfalls of working together across town borders? Community conversations provide a forum for discussion amongst locals about topics that are of critical interest to our community and bring the Symposium back to its roots of brainstorming ideas for the future of our community. These events take on the feel and format of an informal town meeting. This October, Rob LeVine and other longtime locals and community…Find out more »
While the movement for standards and accountability has largely succeeded in bringing greater attention to the issues surrounding student achievement (i.e. the fact that poor students, students of color, English language learners and students with special needs are consistently performing at lower levels), surprisingly little attention has been given to the strategies and conditions that are necessary to make achievement more likely. Missing from much of the policy debate related to achievement is how to support and cultivate effective teaching…Find out more »