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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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Register for Dynamic Learning Maps Instructional Training Webinars
Teachers of students with significant cognitive disabilities who receive instruction based on alternate academic achievement standards and take Dynamic Learning Maps™ alternate assessment for English language arts and mathematics are encouraged to join.
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Read the UIP Small Systems Guidance Document
This guidance is aimed at helping schools and districts with smaller student populations (e.g., districts less than 1,200 students, small schools in large districts) consider options for writing a meaningful Unified Improvement Plan.
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Apply for the School CPR and AED Training Grant
This program grants funds to local education providers to provide instruction to high school students and staff in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator. Applications due Oct. 3.
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View the Instructional Unit Process Guide
This guide reflects the processes used by Colorado educators to translate the unit overviews from the first phase of the curriculum project into full instructional units, including: learning experiences, assessment ideas, differentiation options and teacher/student resources. 
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Updated Growth Data and Summary Reports for 2014
2014 student growth data and summary reports are now available.
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Submit a School Improvement Support Grants Application
This grant is made available to Title IA Focus Schools and Title I schools with a Priority Improvement or Turnaround plan type to address the needs identified by a diagnostic review and support a focused approach to improvement. Proposals due Sept. 30.
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Review the Colorado State Model Evaluation System Annual Orientation
District personnel that lead staff training should review the 2014 orientation webinar and share it with all users of the model system in their district. 
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