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Attend Comparability 2014-15 Data Collection Webinars
Districts that have at least one Title I school in a grade span with two-plus schools should participate in the 2014-15 comparability data collection that opens from early November through the end of December. 
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Register to Attend E-rate Training
This one and-a-half day E-rate training is for all E-rate applicants and service providers. Topics will include reviewing the 7th Report and Order to understand all program changes plus the proposed eligible services list, new forms, district wide discounts, phased and eliminated services and cost allocation requirements. 
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Attend the English Language Proficiency Standards and Program Statewide Tour
Two sessions are available and participants can sign up to attend one or both. District and school administrators, leadership teams, teachers and coaches are encouraged to attend.
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View Field Analyst Support Team Training Videos
These videos act as supplemental training material to the Student October Resource Guide and are designed to assist people who are auditory and visual learners, as well as provide examples for each scenario or student type.
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2015 Colorado Teacher of the Year, Kathy Thirkell, with Colorado Education Commissioner Robert Hammond

Monument Teacher Named Colorado Teacher of the Year
Kathy Thirkell at Lewis Palmer High School in Lewis Palmer School District 38 is the 2015 Colorado Teacher of the Year. Thirkell was selected for the honor based on her depth of experience, passion and expertise from her 33 years as a math teacher.
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View Results from the New Science and Social Studies Tests
New science and social studies assessments measuring the Colorado Academic Standards were administered online in Colorado for the first time in the 2013-14 school year. The results establish a baseline and reveal that new, more rigorous standards bring new, more rigorous tests with fewer students meeting or exceeding state expectations. 
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Apply for Advanced Placement Incentives Pilot Program Funds
Rural schools and their accompanying district will be funded for three years through an incentive process to implement and/or expand Advanced Placement participation. Applications due Nov. 3.
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Participate in the Rule Alignment Project
The Office of Professional Services and Educator Licensing is working to ensure educator licensing rules and content assessments are in alignment with statute, current initiatives and best practices. We encourage you to get involved in this important work.
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Submit an Application for the Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee
The Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee is looking for dedicated people across Colorado to advise the state board of education, the CDE assistant commissioner and the state director of special education on issues relating to special education services and supports.
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Apply for the USDA National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grant
This grant will competitively award equipment assistance grants to eligible school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.  Applications are due November 19.
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