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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 …

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Pre-AP
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 – Friday, July 1, 2022

AP educators from across the nation and around the world will convene to discover strategies, and resources to ensure all AP students succeed — including students typically underrepresented in AP courses such as students of poverty and color.  CEI and St. Vrain will host the College Board-endorsed professional development event, where consultants will …

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Capstone
Monday, July 11, 2022 – Friday, July 15, 2022

AP educators from across the nation and around the world will convene to discover strategies, and resources to ensure all AP students succeed — including students typically underrepresented in AP courses such as students of poverty and color.  CEI and St. Vrain will host the College Board-endorsed professional development event, where consultants will …

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AP for All Summer Institute
Monday, July 11, 2022 – Thursday, July 14, 2022

AP educators from across the nation and around the world will convene to discover strategies, and resources to ensure all AP students succeed — including students typically underrepresented in AP courses such as students of poverty and color.  CEI and St. Vrain will host the College Board-endorsed professional development event, where consultants will …

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Teammate Spotlight: CEI Expands Our Leadership in Assessment and Work-Based Learning

We are thrilled to have welcomed Dr. Jared Anthony, Katherine Novinski, and Natalie Gonzalez to our team in the last few months. These new hires are part of our commitment to accelerating CEI’s 2023 goals and in response to increasing requests from school and district partners for expertise and support …

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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 …

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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. …

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2021 Aurora Institute Symposium
October 25 – 28, 2021
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Rebecca Holmes Named “2021 Most Admired CEO” by Denver Business Journal

Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) President and CEO Rebecca Holmes has been named 2021 Most Admired CEO by Denver Business Journal. Selected from a field of more than 100 nominees, Holmes is one of 21 leaders in the Denver metro area to receive recognition for transformational leadership and community impact. In …

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Recovery Summer Coalition Funds 11 Programs for Colorado Children and Families

$350,000 in funding will support summer programs that focus on equity, engagement, and wellness following pandemic disruptions The Recovery Summer Coalition (the...

St Vrain Places Priority on Staff Social Emotional Wellness

By Susan Paulsen, CEI Strategic Communications Manager Efforts to meet student needs begin with meeting staff needs St. Vrain Valley...

Sensemaking Stimulus Funds with Colorado School Districts – What We’re Asking and What We’re Hearing

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO Like many of you, my team and I at CEI are paying close...

Up-Close with Harrison School District Leaders

By Susan Paulsen, CEI Strategic Communications Manager Q & A with Superintendent Wendy Birhanzel and Assistant Superintendent and Chief Financial...

Students Lead the Way

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO When was the last time you really “stood in the shoes” of a...

What Might be Possible in 2021?

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO The disruptions of 2020, long in some communities and shorter in others, pushed...

Q & A with Colorado Leader, Educator Dr. Cile Chavez

The newly-announced Dr. Cile Chavez Fellowship has been created to inspire diverse, under-represented education leaders to join the Rural Superintendent...

A Warm Welcome to George Welsh!

CEI is looking forward to the arrival of George Welsh in 2021. A 24-year veteran superintendent, George will bring his...

Colorado Classroom Project Expands Access to Literacy Instruction

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO I wanted to break our regular cycle of end-of-month newsletters to share some...

What’s Needed… and What’s Next

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO This has been a tough, turbulent, and challenging month for communities in Colorado....

Purposeful Partnership in the Time of COVID

By Landon Mascareñaz, CEI Vice President of Community Partnership Right now across Colorado, tens of thousands of families have embarked...

Understanding the Impact of COVID-19

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO This is a challenging time for schools and districts across Colorado. The impact...

Social-Emotional Development: Creating Relationship-Rich School Ecosystems

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO It’s been a very exciting start to the new year here at CEI....

Caring for Colorado Foundation and Colorado Education Initiative Announce “Youth Connections”

Statewide Effort Supports Mental Health and Well-Being in Middle and High Schools Caring for Colorado Foundation (CFC) and Colorado Education...

Setting a Foundation for Intentional and Equitable Student Learning

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO Last year, CEI worked with just over 50 Colorado school districts. The diversity...

Supporting Whole Communities Through a Redesign and Reimagining Process

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO Happy Holidays!  This has been a big year for us here at the...

CEI and Colorado Succeeds Combine Efforts to Launch Homegrown Talent Initiative

Imagine families, schools, businesses, and higher education coming together to support high school students in finding their passions, engaging with...

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