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OUR HISTORY

Whiz Kids began in 1990 through the collaborative efforts of church, community, school and business leaders in Denver. Their desire was to bring resources into neighborhoods where there was a need to bridge the achievement gap. Whiz Kids began a city-wide outreach by partnering suburban and urban churches with urban schools. This partnership led to one-on-one tutoring with elementary-age children. The result was a program called "Wise Guys," with three locations and 60 kids.

OUR VISION

That our students engage in school and the world as confident learners who understand their innate worth and have hope for their future.

ABOUT

Eventually, the name was changed to Whiz Kids Tutoring and today, Whiz Kids is a 501 (c)3 non-profit with over 40 sites that serve elementary and middle school students throughout the metro area and beyond.

STAFF

Elly Conant
Executive Director
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Grace Savage
Program Director

Email  • 303-504-9449 ext. 124
 

Heather Langley
Program Administrator
Email  • 303-504-9449 ext. 115

 

Charity C. Bethel
Accountant
Email  • 303-504-9449 ext. 102

Karen Berg
Field Director - Aurora
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Gabrielle Frailey
Field Director - Denver
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Bill Kilzer
Field Director - Arvada & North Metro
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Linda Lowrey
Field Director - Lakewood & SW Denver
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Dan Utley
Field Director - Central Denver/Aurora
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Ashley Weldon

Field Director - Littleton

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OFFICERS

Mark Espinosa
Board Chair

 

Brandon Ideker
Vice Chair

Elly Conant
Secretary

Don Siecke
Treasurer

BOARD

Denise Crosby
Jack LaPietra
Vickie Lenny
Matt Osbourn
Don Reeverts - Emeritus
Lynn Stambaugh

Vince Trujillo

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