Meet Summer Maloney, HTI Coordinator at Holyoke School District

Get a glimpse at how one Colorado rural school district is connecting student, family, and community voices with learning objectives and outcomes. By Susan Paulsen, CEI Strategic Communications Manager Summer Maloney serves as Holyoke School District’s coordinator for the Homegrown Talent Initiative (HTI). This program aims to provide the resources …

Looking Forward While Returning to School

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO These past six months have been some of the toughest we’ve ever undertaken in education. When I started my career in education, if you had asked me to imagine all that we are going through, I would have never visualized this. When I …

Parents as Essential Partners in Pivoting their Child’s Education & Fostering Remote Learning

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO As a mother, educator, former associate state education commissioner, and CEO of the nonprofit Colorado Education Initiative, I have a unique vantage point to the home, classroom, and school. I deeply empathize with the severe stress and anxiety facing students, parents, teachers, and …

Where We Go From Here

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO These past few months have presented some of the most challenging and confronting circumstances we have experienced collectively in our society in the last several decades. Those of you who work with us know that we stand on the side of those who …

Note from CEO Rebecca Holmes

The following post is an excerpt from an internal message to the CEI team that we would like to share publicly .  By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO As many of you know, this isn’t the first time I’ve felt like I needed to share thoughts to address important …

Read With Me

New Partnership with RMPBS to Offer K-3 “Read With Me at Home” Programming

Beginning May 18, Rocky Mountain Public Media will provide remote learning programming for K-3 children and their families as taught by Statewide School District Master Teachers.  DENVER — Governor Jared Polis, the Colorado Department of Education, and the Colorado Education Initiative are partnering with Rocky Mountain Public Media (RMPBS, KUVO JAZZ, …