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Training Opportunities from Approved Providers

A selection of training providers have been initially approved by CDE for the 2014-15 school year. These providers are approved to train on the Colorado State Model Evaluation System and effective evaluation practices (subsequent approval will be based on program outcomes).

To access the list of school districts, BOCES, institutes of higher education or independent consultants that have been initially approved by CDE for the 2014-15 school year as Colorado State Model Educator Evaluation System Training Providers you can download a sortable Excel file here or click on each provider below to find out more.

Background: These providers attended a two-day training on the Colorado State Model Evaluation System covering all the components and tools that have been developed by CDE. Training providers have been approved to train current evaluators and appointed designees, as identified in Senate Bill 10-191, on the Colorado State Model Evaluation System and best practices on evaluation methods such as observation techniques and providing feedback to educators.Training providers have written a brief description of their training. As each provider may offer a unique approach, please ensure you contact them and find one that best meets your needs.

*To see a key of the regions, click here.

Colorado State Model Approved Training Providers

ProviderType of ProviderAffiliated Region *

Adams 14 School District

Public School District

Metro area
North central

Adams State University

Institution of Higher Education

Southeast
Southwest

Al Ramirez

Individual Consultant

All regions

Arapahoe 2 Sheridan School District

Public School District

None specified

Aurora School District

Public School District 

None specified

Benchmark One

Consultant

All regions

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study

Consultant

Pikes Peak

Brush School District

Public School District

All regions

CASE

Consultant

All regions

Centennial BOCES

BOCES

Metro area
North central
Northeast
Northwest

Center-Del Norte Collaborative

Public School District

None specified

Cherry Creek School District

Public School District

None specified

Cogent Education Solutions

Consultant

All regions

Colorado Excellence in Education

Consultant

None specified

CU Denver

Institution of Higher Education

All regions

Dallas Strawn

Individual Consultant

Northeast
Pikes Peak

Deb Montgomery

Individual Consultant

None specified

Deirdre Shearer

Individual Consultant

Northeast
Northwest
Pikes Peak
Southeast

Doug Bean

Individual Consultant

North Central

East Central BOCES

BOCES

Northeast
Southeast

Edison School District

Public School District

None Specified 

Eric DeCesaro

Individual Consultant

Pikes Peak
Southeast

Falcon School District

Public School District

Pikes Peak

Grand Valley BOCES/Montrose

BOCES

None Specified

Jane Toothaker

Individual Consultant

All regions

JLF Consulting

Individual Consultant

All regions

Jones International University

Institution of Higher Education

All regions

Julie Griego

Individual Consultant

None specified

Julie Shue

Individual Consultant

All regions

Karen Ortiz

Individual Consultant

None specified

Karl Litner

Individual Consultant

None specified

Kelly Stupnik

Individual Consultant

None specified

Leadership Solutions

Consultant

All regions

Margaret Scott

Individual Consultant

North Central

Mario Romero

Individual Consultant

Metro area
Northeast
Northwest
Pikes Peak
Southeast
Southwest

Marne Milyard

Individual Consultant

Northwest

Moffat County School District

Public School District

Northwest
West Central

Mountain BOCES

BOCES

Northwest
Southwest
West Central

Northeast BOCES

BOCES

Northeast

Paula Chostner

Individual Consultant

Pikes Peak

PEBC

Consultant

All regions

Pikes Peak BOCES

BOCES

Pikes Peak

Pueblo City Schools

Public School District

Metro Area
Pikes Peak
Southeast
Southwest

Rose Ley

Individual Consultant

Southwest

San Juan BOCES

BOCES

Southwest

Santa Fe BOCES

BOCES

Southeast

Seaney Consulting Services

Consultant

All regions

Stanely Teacher Prep Program

Institution of Higher Education

Metro Area

University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

Institution of Higher Education

Pikes Peak

University of Denver

Institution of Higher Education

Metro Area

Weld Re-1 School District

Public School District

None Specified

Weld Re-4 School District

Public School District

North Central

Weld Re-8 School District

Public School District

Metro Area
North Central
Northeast

Weld Re-9 School District

Public School District

None specified

Yuma School District-1

Public School District

Northeast
Pikes Peak

Zack Allen

Individual Consultant

Northwest
West Central

 

Approved Training Providers for Unique Systems

ProviderType of ProviderAffiliated Region

Pearson Education Group

ConsultantNone specified

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