The Colorado Education Initiative’s (CEI) board of trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of the organization’s new President & CEO, Rebecca Holmes, who joins the CEI team in January 2017.
“We’re excited that Rebecca is joining the CEI team,” said CEI Board of Trustees Chairman Leroy Williams. “Her experienced leadership, vision, and passion for making a difference in Colorado education is contagious — while she understands the dynamics and unique challenges of Colorado’s K-12 public education system. Her wealth of experience and ability to partner and collaborate will be great assets in advancing CEI’s mission to help all students achieve success.” READ MORE >
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2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year Gives Computer Science Class a Makeover
Meet Colorado’s 2017 Teacher of the Year, Sean Wybrant, a computer science teacher from Palmer High School in Colorado Springs School District 11. When Wybrant began teaching computer programming and computer science classes, he noticed a gender gap in his class, especially with girls and minorities, so he took action — creating Tech Chic, a mentor-based club to inspire more young women to envision themselves working with technology.