Angel Talks

The mission of Angel Talks is to provide informative speakers on topics relevant to current parenting, education and youth-related issues. The objective is to create a forum for parents to connect and cultivate a caring community of resources. Angel Talks is inspired by the 10-15 minute TED Talk format. The concept is similar; however the events will host one to three speakers to share multiple perspectives followed by a Q&A. The talks are recorded and archived to be available for public viewing.

Thank you for attending Angel Talks this year.  Look for the following in the archives soon:

Purpose and Passion featuring Brian Weaver and Cyrina Bullard, April 18, 2019, 7-8 p.m., Black Box Theater

Brian Weaver (DPS Gifted and Talented High School Support) holds multiple degrees, including a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction.  He has taught in grades ECE -College.

Brian represents Denver’s GT Educators on the State Advisory Council, serves on The Shannon B. Jones Passion Pursuit for Creative Learning Board, as well as the Ridge View Academy School Board.  Brian is an affiliate faculty member at the University of Denver for Teacher Education, and with Colorado Community Colleges for Communication.  Brian’s passion areas include organizing dynamic opportunities for student voice and intellectual camaraderie.

Dr. Cyrina Bullard (founder of has been a pharmacist for over 20 years. As a pharmacist, she has seen people catch and spread many things. Her focus now is to help people be resilient and catch and spread happiness! Filling our toolboxes with tools that can help us navigate this incredible journey called life.

She is certified by UC Berkeley in The Science of Happiness and by Yale in the Science of Well-Being. She looks forward to sharing scientifically backed tools to help facilitate more happiness in our world. As HeartMath® Certified Trainer she also shares proven techniques that help with emotional resilience and balance. She is on the Continuing Education Committee at the College of Pharmacy at the University of Colorado and the RMRBIS Consumer Advisory Board at Craig Hospital

We hope to see you in these thoughtful conversations on important issues facing our youth.

Angel Talks Archives

We understand that time is precious; to make certain that everyone is able to learn from these fabulous speakers, we have archived Angel Talks presentations in TED Talk format HERE .

We extend our sincere appreciation to the following for Angel Talks video production:

Mike LeClaire
Depot Dog Video

East Student Volunteers
Sterling “Trey” Ranum
Ethan Houck
Toby Lichtenwalter

Parent Information Network

East PTSA is a member of the Parent Information Network (PIN) which is an additional resource and also provides relevant presentations. Please go to the PIN website for more information and to view the calendar of the 2018-2019 PIN presentations.

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