2024 Accountability EdPapers: Welcome Back to the Conversation

Welcome Back to the Conversation February 2024 In spring of 2018, Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) launched a series of EdPapers to ignite conversation about accountability in Colorado. Since then, some things have changed and some things have remained disappointingly stagnant, but the moment is ripe to breathe new life into …

Education Leaders Patty Quinones and George Welsh Set to Join CEI Team

 Expanding School and District Support for Innovation and System Transformation CEI announced today that Patty Quinones and George Welsh will be joining CEI as Senior Partners, focused on deepening and expanding school and district support for innovation, leadership, and system transformation in Colorado and beyond. Welsh joins from Cañon City …

CEI President and CEO Rebecca Holmes

Leading for Transformation – Part 3 of 3

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO This month’s newsletter closes a three-part series on exemplary actions we’re seeing from those leading for transformation in this moment – celebrating our wins. Celebrating big and small wins and shining a light on bright spots to inspire possibility have been cornerstones of …

CEI President and CEO Rebecca Holmes

Leading for Transformation – Part 2 of 3

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO This month’s newsletter picks up where our last left off – digging in on the second of three behaviors we’re seeing from those leading for transformation in this moment.  Now more than ever, deep listening with families and communities is one of the …

CEI President and CEO Rebecca Holmes

Education Transformation in 2021

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO Last week I had the honor of being recognized at Denver Business Journals’ 2021 Most Admired CEOs event.  The theme for this year’s awards was transformation, and I was thrilled to see that four of the 21 awardees lead education or youth-serving organizations. …