Who We Need

“If we’re going to pursue our dream of living in great, safe neighborhoods, we need to make sure those schools are performing, that they have the best teachers, the best principals and programming, and again as STRIVE Prep has proven, the highest level of expectations of every child and family that walks through those doors.”

Michael B. Hancock, Mayor of Denver

Current & Future Opportunities

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STRIVE Prep is committed to developing the best teachers and leaders to  serve our students and give them the skills and confidence needed to strive for college and thrive throughout life. Regardless of where you’re from or the path you’ve taken to the classroom, at STRIVE Prep, you can make a lifelong impact on kids and communities.

Our community of educators:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrate subject matter competency
  • Challenge each other to bring our best every day, and support each other every step of the way
  • Understand, challenge and support our students and colleagues on a personal level, so they can reach their full potential
  • Leverage the latest technology to support learning in and outside of the classroom
  • Engage parents proactively to advance their child’s success

Our Networks of Educational Talent

Finding talented educators who are committed to the lifelong success of our scholars can’t be done on our own. So, we’re proud to partner with local and national organizations whose networks of educators align with our values and commitment to serve every child.


Breakthrough Collaborative

Breakthrough operates summer and school-year programming to partner with students from under-resourced communities on their paths to college, and offers a challenging teaching residency for college undergraduates under the guidance of professional teachers. STRIVE Prep partners with Breakthrough in an effort to attract and develop talented educators to reverse educational inequities. To learn more visit www.breakthroughcollaborative.org.


Make Your Mark Denver

Make Your Mark Denver is a collaboration between the city of Denver, Denver Public Schools and Denver’s charter school community to bring top educators of color to live and teach in Denver. In an effort to close the achievement gap, Make Your Mark is partnering with local schools to recruit 200 Black and Latino Educators to the city of Denver. To learn more visit www.makeyourmarkdenver.com.