October 4th, 2017

NCLD’s 2017 Rozelle Founders Award Winner: Denver Academy

Congratulations Denver Academy
Winner of NCLD’s 2017 Rozelle Founders Award

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado was honored with the prestigious Rozelle Founders Award. The award, named for NCLD’s founders, is presented to outstanding schools that demonstrate a commitment to providing effective instruction and support to all students and are especially successful in addressing the educational and social-emotional needs of students with learning and attention issues.
School leaders, teachers, parents, students, alumni and community members joined together for a special ceremony at the school. The award was presented by Dr. Sheldon Horowitz, who commended the school for a commitment to early literacy, professional development and utilizing evidence-based practices. “Out of 132,000 schools in America, choosing Denver Academy was a piece of cake,” Horowitz said. “Denver Academy embraces the values that were so important to our founders and are the pillars for what NCLD is today.”
The award was accepted by Headmaster Mark Twarogowski. “I see this award as the beginning of a great friendship and partnership between DA and NCLD,” Twarogowski said.

About Denver Academy
Celebrating 45 years in 2017, Denver Academy (DA) was founded on the maxim that students thrive when taught in the way they learn best. DA is one of the top schools in the nation dedicated to teaching diverse learners, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD. Denver Academy’s innovative, proven learning model is based on the balanced application of classroom management, information processing, and academic literacy. Small class sizes of 12-14 students facilitate student-centered differentiated instruction. Flexible placement and several academic levels within each core subject, including Honors classes and advanced coursework, allow faculty to teach to each student’s optimal level. For more information, visit

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