Jake Dresden is A Little Help's full-time Outreach and Development Director. Jake brings over two decades of experience at Graland Country Day School, where he most recently served as a dean and secondary school counselor. In his work at Graland, Jake was most driven to help kids grow and find their voices as members of a community. Jake will be reaching out in the community and building relationships with A Little Help’s supporters of all kinds. Originally from Philadelphia and having lived in Colorado for the past thirty years, Jake is also an outdoorsman, starting a backpacking/camping company that takes kids into the Colorado backcountry each summer. He has also coached soccer, lacrosse, and volleyball, and he and his family have volunteered with A Little Help for Service Saturdays! and as snow shovelers for the past seven years. Jake received his B.A. in History and International Affairs at Colorado College and his master's degree in Education and History from University of Colorado Boulder.