Prominent Education Organization to Seek New CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2014 DENVER – The Colorado Education Initiative announced today a leadership transition. Dr. Helayne Jones will resign effective July 1 as President and CEO. Jones plans to continue her work in education reform, but in a way that provides her with greater flexibility and more …

Education Stakeholders Gather to Celebrate Excellence in Colorado Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2014 43 Schools Received Awards as Part of the Nationally Recognized Healthy School Champions Score Card DENVER, CO – The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) hosted today the 2014 Legacy Summit sponsored by The Colorado Health Foundation and Western Dairy Association. This event brought together educational leaders and …

Leading Education Organization Announces Name Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2014 DENVER, CO – The Colorado Legacy Foundation has officially become  The Colorado Education Initiative. The new name was announced at today’s 6th Annual Legacy Summit and Luncheon. “We are proud of what the Colorado Legacy Foundation has come to embody,” said Dr. Helayne Jones, …

Eleven Colorado High Schools Selected to Benefit from Advanced Placement Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 09, 2014 Third Cohort of Schools Selected to Implement the Colorado Legacy Schools Program  DENVER, CO – The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) announced today 11 schools to participate in the Colorado Legacy Schools initiative with funding from the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI). Colorado Legacy Schools is a local …

CLF Announces VP of Strategic Engagement and Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2014 DENVER, CO – Today the Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) announced that Lesley Dahlkemper has been selected to serve as the organization’s Vice President of Strategic Engagement and Communications. Prior to joining CEI, Dahlkemper served as the Founder and President of Schoolhouse Communications, Inc. Dahlkemper has more …

Colorado Education Initiative Announces School Behavioral Health Grantees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2014 Districts to Receive $25,000 in Funding to Enhance School Behavioral Health Services DENVER, CO – Today the Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) announced five Colorado districts that will receive funding to advance best practices in school behavioral health to improve student outcomes. Behavioral health includes the social, …