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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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Denver AP English Mock Reading: Feb. 20-21, 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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Supporting Whole Communities Through a Redesign and Reimagining Process
December 19, 2019

By Rebecca Holmes, CEI President and CEO Happy Holidays!  This has been a big year for us here at the Colorado Education Initiative with many projects, partners, and possibilities.  From launching our transformative school redesign accelerator this past summer, to kicking off several social emotional learning projects across the state, …

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CEI and Colorado Succeeds Combine Efforts to Launch Homegrown Talent Initiative
December 17, 2019

Imagine families, schools, businesses, and higher education coming together to support high school students in finding their passions, engaging with their community in deep ways, and developing new skills and competencies while attaining the certifications necessary to achieve a full range of post-secondary pathways. From the Eastern Plains to the …

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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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