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Equity and Excellence Conference

Save the date! Nov 1-2, 2023. Equity and Excellence conference

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Strengthening and Expanding Practices: All Students and All Educators Emerging Stronger

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The goal for this year’s Equity and Excellence Conference is for attendees from diverse professional backgrounds to learn and share ideas, strategies, and plans for how to improve best first instruction.

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November 1 -2, 2023


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Hilton Denver Inverness

200 Inverness Drive West

Englewood, CO

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All Colorado educators and leaders are invited to attend, including but not limited to:

  • Core instructional and general education educators and leaders
  • Federal programs leaders
  • Special education leaders

  • English language development leaders
  • Leaders from BOCES, Administrative Units, and other local educational providers



  • Using data-driven instruction and decision-making in Best First Instruction (BFI)
  • School culture / environments that enhance BFI
  • Aligned tiered supports / interventions with BFI
  • Family and community partnerships and engagement to support BFI
  • Mental, emotional, behavioral, and social health of students and educators to improve access to BFI
  • Talent management (educator recruitment, retention, support and development, etc.) to effectively implement BFI


The Call for Proposals for 60-minute sessions to share ideas and plans for how to improve Best First Instruction is now closed. Final decisions will be emailed to those who submitted a proposal.

NOTE: Funding for travel, accommodations and meals, including lunch, will be the responsibility of the attendee or their organization.

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