New Assessments and Proposed Accountability Transition Plan
Read the fact sheet about CDE’s proposed transition plan to ensure validity and fairness in our accountability system.
Thank a Colorado Teacher
May 5-9 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. To show your appreciation for Colorado’s teachers, share a photo with a sign thanking your favorite teacher or create a short video of thanks and upload it to Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram with #ThankATeacherCO in the post.
Register for an Educator Evaluation Process Webinar
To provide timely assistance on the new educator evaluation process, the Educator Effectiveness team is hosting monthly webinars on topics directly linked to the current phase of the evaluation process.
Apply for Math and Science Partnership Grant Funding
The 2014-15 mathematics and science partnership program focuses on K-5 science programs and K-12 mathematics programs, with an emphasis on Colorado Academic Standards. Letters of intent are due on Friday, April 25 and proposals are due on Friday, May 23.
Submit Applications for 2015 Colorado Teacher of the Year
This program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teacher to represent the entire teaching profession in Colorado. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, May 16.
Requests for New School Codes and Other Changes Due June 30
Requests for new school codes, school closures, name changes and grade changes for the 2013-14 school year are due June 30. This information is crucial for ensuring accurate Title IA funding, NCLB ESEA waiver implementation, on-time and accurate release of the School Performance Frameworks and the pre-populated Unified Improvement Plans.