Attend the 2015 Nutrition Directors' Conference from Oct. 14 - 16
The directors’ conference is an annual gathering of Colorado child nutrition program foodservice directors and professionals hosted by the Office of School Nutrition. The conference provides educational sessions and updates related to the USDA child nutrition programs.
Six Colorado schools awarded 2015 Blue Ribbon Schools
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private schools where students either achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap.
2016 Colorado Teacher of the Year finalists announced
The teacher of the year will be announced in late October. Nominees are judged on their ability to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities.
Twitter Chat is Back!
Join us for a Twitter Chat on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. to discuss Back-to-School Tools and Resources. Each month, CDE and the Colorado Education Initiative host the #edcolochat on various education topics.
Learn About the 2015-16 English Language Proficiency Act Allocations and Distributions
The ELPA program allocations are to be used to provide additional funding to support the implementation of evidenced-based English language development programs for all eligible K-12 English learners.
View the Culturally and/or Linguistically Diverse Toolkit
The toolkit offers trainers a system to responsibly serve students who are culturally and linguistically diverse and who may also have exceptional needs.
Apply for the 2016 U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship Program by Oct. 8
This competitive merit-based program brings outstanding high school to Washington, D.C. for an intensive week-long study of the federal government and the people who lead it and provides a $5,000 undergraduate college scholarship for continued course work in government, history and public affairs.
Apply to Participate in a Statewide Preschool to Grade Three Leadership Cadre
In an effort to advance statewide learning of age three to grade three approaches to leading elementary schools, CDE's Teaching and Learning Unit is initiating a school leadership cadre. Elementary school principals are encouraged to participate in the cadre through Sept. 4.
Apply for the Advanced Placement Incentives Program by Sept. 11
The program assists with the implementation and/or expansion of advanced placement programs to build capacity for increased participation in rural and small rural school districts.
View the Updated Superintendent and Principal Integrated Timelines
The integrated timelines help guide superintendents and principals in implementing new standards, assessments, educator evaluations and accountability requirements during the 2015-16 school year.