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Accelerating High School Redesign: Summer Camp for Educators
July 25, 2019

Rock Climbing. Javelin Throwing. Food Trucks. #RedesignRockstars. It all contributed to a unique and inspiring week in Denver, Colorado, where high school teams left with new ideas, strategies, and a commitment to ensuring equitable outcomes for youth in today’s high schools. More than 150 educators and youth in 30 teams …

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AP Autumn Workshop
July 16, 2019

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Professional Development Services
June 25, 2019

The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI), an expert in K-12 systems change from the ground-up, is excited to offer contracted support for educators and administrators for district and school teams.  We are educators and system leaders with first-hand experience guiding schools, teachers, and leaders towards cultivating change. Read about our team. …

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The Hub Connects Educators with Resources for Healthy Schools
June 14, 2019

A robust new website designed to boost school wellness efforts throughout Colorado is now online. The Hub connects people working in PK-12 education with a broad array of resources, including events, grants, organizations, professional development, research, templates, toolkits, and much more. These vetted materials are provided by a variety of …

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Mascareñaz to Join the Colorado Education Initiative Team
June 5, 2019

The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) announced today that Landon Mascareñaz will join as its Vice President of Community Partnership. Mascareñaz will lead CEI’s community engagement, family partnership, equity, and policy initiatives. “CEI is building a movement across the state to reinvest in public education while also demanding something radically new …

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Let’s Add Something Extra Special to the 4-day School Week
May 23, 2019

By Elaine Menardi | Not long ago, I found a statistic that blew my mind: 104 of 178 school districts in Colorado operate on a four-day school week. My brain started to race in an effort to address two key questions: What could we do with that extra day? And …

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Animas High Class Found to Help Lower Suicide, Depression Risk
May 13, 2019

By Mary Shinn, The Journal | Students had lower risks for suicide and fewer symptoms of depression after participating in a class at Animas High School that was built on seeing their lives as heroic journeys and strong relationships among the students. Animas High teacher Shane Nelson designed the class …

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Advanced Placement for All Summer Institute
March 27, 2019

Learn more about the 2019 Advanced Placement for All Summer Institute (APSI), happening July 15-19, 2019 in Denver! Registration is now open for the 2019 AP for All Summer Institute (APSI), July 15-18, 2019. AP educators from across the nation and around the world to will convene at Metropolitan State …

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Accelerating High School Redesign: Summer Camp for Educators

Rock Climbing. Javelin Throwing. Food Trucks. #RedesignRockstars. It all contributed to a unique and inspiring week in Denver, Colorado, where...

Animas High Class Found to Help Lower Suicide, Depression Risk

By Mary Shinn, The Journal | Students had lower risks for suicide and fewer symptoms of depression after participating in...

It’s Time to Change Colorado’s School Accountability System

The Denver Post  |  December 18, 2018 Nearly a decade ago, our state laid a new foundation for evaluating the...

Elliott Asp Presents at iNACOL

Educators in New Hampshire, Virginia, Colorado and California have embarked on an ambitious journey to fundamentally rethink the roles of...

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