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Attend a Training on Kindergarten School Readiness Assessment and Implementation
Trainings will help prepare kindergarten teachers and administrators for a smooth roll out of School Readiness legislation.
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Attend a RANDA Performance Management System Training
The Educator Effectiveness team will provide training for district/BOCES/charter school staff who are new to using the Colorado State Model Performance Management System (COPMS) for the 2015-16 school year. 
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Educators Say their School is a Good Place to Work
Preliminary TELL Survey results show an overall positive picture, with some shifts in positive perceptions of Assessments and Educator Evaluation.
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Submit an Application for the 2016 Colorado Teacher of the Year
Each year, the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teacher to represent the entire profession in Colorado. Applications are due by 4 p.m., Friday, May 20.
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Education Commissioner Announces Retirement
Education Commissioner Robert Hammond announced he will retire effective July 1.  
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Education Commissioner Announces Retirement
Education Commissioner Robert Hammond announced he will retire effective July 1.  
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Colorado Board Of Health Approves New Vaccination Exemption Rules
The new vaccination rules go into effect in July 2016. Under the new rules, parents who seek an exemption from school vaccine requirements for their children for a non-medical reason will have to resubmit such requests annually from kindergarten to the senior year of high school.
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Submit Your School Counselor Corps Grant Request for Proposal by May 1
The 2015-16 school counselor corps grant request for proposal is due Friday, May 1 for education providers that are not currently participating in the grant program. 
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Congratulations to Colorado’s 2015 Green Ribbon Schools
Red Hawk Elementary was selected as one of 58 schools nationwide to receive the Green Ribbon Schools award and Colorado State University was one of only nine institutions of higher education to be honored.
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Instructional Unit Samples in Physical Education
Twelve new instructional units based on the Colorado Academic Standards in Physical Education are now available.
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