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2024 AP for All Summer Institute
APSI Dates: July 8 - 11, 2024

The annual College Board-Certified Advanced Placement for All Summer Institute (APSI) is back! Join CEI and St. Vrain Valley Schools this summer for this customized training event that brings together teachers from across Colorado and the world for four days of professional development, shared learning, and networking opportunities.  This in-person training is …

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 …

2024 RISE Learning, Leadership, and Innovation Series 

Leveraging Lessons from RISE to Drive Innovation and Equity in Colorado’s Education Systems CEI is partnering with the Colorado Governor’s Office and Response, Innovation, and Student Equity (RISE) Fund grantees to host this new three-part, virtual session series.  This series is designed to: All sessions are virtual, free to attend, and open to …

Superintendent Sustainability: A Call to Action for Colorado Leaders

Message From CEI President and CEO Rebecca Holmes From CEI’s December 2023 Newsletter In 2021, a trusted friend asked what was keeping me up at night. As the leader of an organization with a close-up view into dozens of Colorado’s systems, and as a former system leader who knows how …

CEI and aiEDU Launch New AI in Education Statewide Steering Committee for Colorado

Local and national leaders to focus on AI advancements and opportunities and explore the future of education in Colorado. DENVER – As generative artificial intelligence (AI) rapidly reshapes how we learn and work, students and leaders across the education-to-career ecosystem are considering and adapting to the profound impact this has …

Meaningful Career Conversations Trainings

Are you ready to empower job seekers through meaningful career exploration and build your leadership skills as a trusted career advisor? Join CEI, the Colorado Department of Education, and IndigoPathway for FREE Meaningful Career Conversations trainings. These trainings are designed for ANYONE in a position to provide guidance to those seeking to …

Launching CEI’s 5-year Vision and Strategic Plan

Thriving Young People, Flourishing Communities: CEI’s Vision for Delivering on the Promise of Public Education Message from CEI President and CEO Rebecca Holmes  CEI is starting the 2023-24 school year with a new five-year vision that is grounded in our belief about what is possible for the future of public …

Webinar – AI in Colorado Education: Collaborating for Action
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023 | 4 - 5 p.m. MT

Join Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) and the AI Education Project (aiEDU) on on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 4–5 p.m. MT for our second ‘AI in Colorado Education: Collaborating for Action’ webinar. This new event will explore how teachers across the country are using AI tools for their work and in …

Welcome, 2023 Rural Superintendent Academy Fellows! 

Fifteen Colorado School and District Leaders Selected to Join RSA  Denver, CO: The third Rural Superintendent Academy (RSA) launched the week of July 17, welcoming 15 new and experienced superintendents and district and school leaders who are focused on building system leadership capacity and collaborative relationships across the state. Made …