State Board of Education appoints Interim Commissioner of Education
Dr. Katy Anthes was appointed during a special meeting by the State Board of Education.
School Readiness Summer Mini-Conference Series
Kindergarten school readiness mini-conferences will include a variety of topics relevant to district implementation for both teachers and administrators.
New Educator Preparation and Licensing rules adopted
The new rules are a result of a thorough process that involved analyzing, reviewing, researching, coordinating stakeholder engagement and soliciting feedback and recommendations.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) listening tour
In May, Colorado education officials launched a statewide tour to gather the public’s input on how Colorado should implement the new federal education law – the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
General Assembly considers school finance issues
Follow conversations about school finance at the legislature.
eBook access opens for Title I and free/reduced lunch schools
Open eBooks was launched nationally to make thousands of award-winning and popular electronic books available to low-income K-12 students and families. Students qualify if the school is Title 1 eligible or receives Title 1 funds, or if 70 percent or more of the students receive free or reduced lunch benefits.
Application for 2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year due June 1
Each year the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teacher to represent the entire profession in Colorado.
Twice-Exceptional Summer Institute 2016 set for June
General, special and gifted educators at all levels are invited to learn about the characteristics and needs of twice-exceptional students – those students who are gifted and have disabilities.
Communications tools available for education leaders
Sample fact sheets, FAQs and drop-in articles can help superintendents and principals communicate about 2016 state assessments.