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Expanded Call Center Hours for Educator Licensing
CDE now offers longer call center hours in the Educator Licensing Office. The new call center hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-in hours remain the same, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the last walk-in appointment taken at 4:30 p.m.
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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.
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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. 
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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.
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Join the Colorado Twitter Chat
All Colorado educators, parents and community members are invited to participate in the #COedchat on Twitter on Monday April 28 from 4-4:45 p.m. The topic is STEM.
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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.
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Grumpy Bird is the 2014 One Book for Colorado
Books will be given out to four-year-olds on April 7-21 at public libraries and other locations.
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Spring READ Act Training
The CDE Office of Literacy is offering a series of training sessions for teachers and instructional leaders. The sessions will focus on Review of the READ Act, READ Plan Exemplars, ELL guidance and the READ Collection. 
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Apply or Renew Your Application for the Early Literacy Assessment Tool Project
This program is designed to assist teachers in meeting the assessment requirements of the READ Act. The tool will allow teachers to obtain real-time assessment of the reading skill levels of students enrolled in grades K-3 and generate intervention plans and materials.
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Apply for School Readiness Assessment Funds
CDE is accepting new and renewal applications for funds to purchase Teaching Strategies GOLD subscriptions for the 2014-2015 school year.
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