By Elliott Asp and Rebecca Holmes | April 30, 2018 At CEI, we define competency-based education (CBE) as a system in which each student moves through school and graduates based on their demonstrated mastery of a transparent set of knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors required for success after high school… read more →
Golden Transcript | April 24, 2018
Shelton Elementary School was named a 2018 Healthy School Champion and received the $500 Excellence Award. The award honors schools and districts for creating and supporting healthy schools, and for implementing effective school health efforts that support student learning.
“For the past three years, we have made a very concerted effort to improve our overall health and wellness environment,” Shelton Principal Karen Brown said in a statement. Read more
April 16, 2018
CEI is launching a summer Innovation Fellows Program designed to support innovative education entrepreneurs to take their ideas and ventures from infancy to implementation.
This one-of-kind program is designed to support local solutions tailored for the communities where the innovators live, work, and play. The inaugural innovation fellows will have the unique opportunity to hone their entrepreneurial mindset amidst a collaborative community of like-minded game-changers. Read more
By Katie Langford, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | April 15, 2018
For West Middle School science teacher Heidi Ragsdale, watching dozens of girls collaborate and work on science, technology, engineering and math projects is a dream years in the making.
Ragsdale spearheaded the first-ever Girls in STEM conference that captivated 55 girls for eight hours on Saturday. Read more
Valley Courier | April 12, 2018
Mountain Valley School District is proud to announce it is a 2018 Healthy School Champion and has won the $2,500 Silver Award for its school health efforts. As one of 47 champions named as a 2018 Healthy School Champion, the school’s work will be honored through the annual recognition program that awards schools and school districts for creating and supporting a healthy school environment and successfully implementing effective school health efforts that support student learning. Read more
By Jenny Brundin, The Denver Post | April 1, 2018
Sometimes it’s tough for one group of kids to get going in a fifth-grade class at Colorado Springs’ Trailblazer Elementary.
“When I get off track it’s sometimes because it’s loud in the room and I need a quiet space and another reason why is I just don’t know what to do,” one of them said. Read more