Alumni and Educator Stories

Leslie L. Juniel

Leslie L. Juniel

A native of Colorado, Leslie L. Juniel is passionate about making positive contributions to the community. She is a part of a large family whose history and legacy are deeply rooted in the Denver community, and knows she has an obligation to leave the world a better place than how she found it.

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My Internship Experience

November 10, 2022 Education is such a broad concept and every person has a different experience through their educational career that shapes them forever. Throughout my time in elementary, middle, high school, and now taking on my junior year of college I have grown...

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A Look into my Internship Experience

November 2, 2022 For the past five years, I've been working to get an education in the communications field. Throughout those five years, I have learned a lot and thankfully, I have been able to gradually incorporate these skills into an internship that has made me...

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A Reflection on my Internship Experience

A Reflection on my Internship Experience

June 23, 2022 As my time with Denver Public Schools Foundation comes to a close, I wanted to reflect on what this experience has meant to me. My passion for public education probably started when my brothers were still in high chairs. I used to sit with them for...

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How we can ensure students feel safe and supported

Statement on Uvalde Shooting The Denver Public Schools Foundation team is devastated by the senseless act of violence that took place in Texas yesterday. Our team extends its full support, thoughts and deepest condolences to the Uvalde community in the aftermath of...

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How We can Genuinely Appreciate Teachers

How We can Genuinely Appreciate Teachers

May 6, 2022 This week marks Teacher Appreciation Week where districts and communities provide educators with words of encouragement, gratitude and honor for all that they do in classrooms for our young people. Indeed teachers have had a challenging job in these past...

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