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Understanding the Impact of COVID-19
March 19, 2020

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO This is a challenging time for schools and districts across Colorado. The impact of the COVID-19 virus has been significant and we see schools responding in key ways to a situation in which each day contains a new wave of information. Here at …

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Social-Emotional Development: Creating Relationship-Rich School Ecosystems
February 27, 2020

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO It’s been a very exciting start to the new year here at CEI. We’ve been in every corner of the state these past weeks, from designing portraits of graduates in Grand County to building common measures for improvement in Westminster. One of the …

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Caring for Colorado Foundation and Colorado Education Initiative Announce “Youth Connections”
February 24, 2020

Statewide Effort Supports Mental Health and Well-Being in Middle and High Schools Caring for Colorado Foundation (CFC) and Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) are excited to announce Youth Connections: Supporting Mental Health and Well-Being, a new joint venture to redesign systems in middle and high schools. Caring for Colorado will invest …

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Setting a Foundation for Intentional and Equitable Student Learning
January 31, 2020

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO Last year, CEI worked with just over 50 Colorado school districts. The diversity of contexts across Colorado’s school systems is incredible, and we feel honored to be able to work with so many great leaders and in so many places across our great …

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Q & A: Darleen Daniels
January 30, 2020

Darleen Daniels was elected to serve on the Colorado Springs School District 11 school board in November 2019. Why did you decide to run for the school board? I was invited to the table and that’s really why. When people see who you are and they ask if you would …

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Community Initiative to Improve Schools
January 23, 2020

By Douglas Bissonette, Elizabeth School District “Bold change.” That’s what Elizabeth School District parent Dave Eddy is working hard to bring about at Elizabeth Schools. And he’s not alone. A large team of local and regional partners are actively reaching out to collaboratively design, develop and implement a more dynamic, …

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Homegrown Ideas: Business Pros Brainstorm Ways to Help Grand County’s Students
January 17, 2020

By Eli Pace, Sky-Hi News Inside the events center at River Run RV Resort on Wednesday, business leaders, elected officials and school personnel came up with scores of ideas to better connect Grand County’s students to the local economy. The county is one of eight communities across Colorado selected to …

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AP For All Summer Institute: July 13-16, 2020
January 17, 2020

AP educators from across the nation and around the world to will convene at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO to discover strategies, and resources to ensure all students succeed — including students typically underrepresented in AP courses such as students of poverty and color. CEI will host …

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Denver AP Math & Science Mock Reading: April 10, 2020
January 16, 2020

The Mock Reading is a preparatory professional development event for AP teachers that mirrors the College Board’s process for scoring AP exams at the annual College Board Reading. Participating teachers receive practice exams for their AP courses, which students will take prior to the Mock Reading. Teachers bring these completed …

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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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