Valerie Herrera serves her community with heart and tenacity, mastering the Peak tools to create equity for those most marginalized in our community.
Elaine took on non-widgety widgets, and improved them!
Find out what happens when you take a plumbing inspector out of the field and put him into a completely virtual DOTI Black Belt Fellowship. Spoiler alert: record-breaking levels of innovation.
At Peak Academy, we heavily stress the importance of working with what you’ve got – no new budget dollars, no additional people, and no new technology. This is one of […]
In 2013, Denver Parks began speaking with Peak Academy about the development of a smart device application that would reduce the cumbersome process of data collection. This application aimed to […]
Nominated for and Winner of: 2019 Peak Academy Awards Best Individual Innovation Agency: Denver Human Services Individual: Angus Strayhorn Why Change Was Needed: Denver Human Services Child Support Services (CSS) […]
When Alex started as the only short-term rental license tech at the City and County of Denver, he had one goal, stop issuing bad licenses.
Improving processes and implementing change wherever they go, they are…the Paper Avengers!
Marion Kalb is a Public Health Administrator in Denver’s Department of Public Health and Environment, and works for the Food Systems team in the Community Health division. In her role […]
Nominated for: Peak Academy Awards, Best Team Innovation Category Agency: Technology Services and Human Resources Team: Jay Rathbun, Marla Trevor, Gio Thomas Why Change Was Needed/Problem: Skillsoft Learning Management System (LMS), the foundation […]
Help me in congratulating the participants of Black Belt Cohort 79, Thunder Pyramid! Since joining the Peak Academy two years ago, I’ve had the honor and privilege of helping train […]
Each month, we get to meet amazing employees from around the city (and elsewhere) who attend Black Belt training to learn new skills, develop professionally, and ultimately make incredible contributions […]
In mid-April, we had the honor and privilege of meeting and training the fantastic individuals of Black Belt Cohort 62.5 – Quandary Peak! These 18 participants represented four City and County […]
Our February Black Belt Class, Mt. N. Maroon, is armed with new tools and ready to climb to new heights! The 20 participants of Cohort 60 represented 11 City and County […]