Attracting, Preparing and Supporting Effective Educators
Classroom teaching and school leadership
are the strongest school-based factors
impacting student achievement.
CDE is supporting the state’s 178
school districts attract, prepare and
support great educators.
Because... every child in every classroom
deserves to have excellent teachers and
excellent building leaders who are supported
in their ongoing professional growth.
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|Summer Trainings Available||This summer, five additional trainings will be offered around the state on both the professional practices and student learning outcomes/student growth components of the new state model educator evaluation requirements. This series of trainings is the last chance for districts to receive training by CDE staff in preparation for the new educator evaluation requirements in effect the 2013-14 school year|
|Assurances||By July 1, all Colorado school districts must provide CDE an assurance that specifies if they are implementing the Colorado State Model Evaluation System or another evaluation system that is aligned with Senate Bill 10-191 and state board rules|
|Evaluator Training Providers for Unique Evaluation Systems||View updated information on state approved evaluator training providers for evaluation systems other than the Colorado State Model Evaluation System; Applications are due June 17th.|
|Colorado State Model Evaluation System||Find out more about the teacher and principal systems, and view the updated teacher rubric (released May 2013)|
|Draft Student Learning Outcomes Guidance||Preview the draft guidance intended to give districts/BOCES a starting point for determining the 50 percent student learning outcomes (student growth) portion of teacher and principal evaluations|
|Video Series||Watch four, short videos for an introduction to educator effectiveness|
Expanding Student Learning
When we intentionally integrate...
- Coherent and rigorous academic standards
- Innovative and engaging learning options
- Supported and effective educators
- Aligned and meaningful assessments
- Statewide and district accountability