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Accountability Support: Training & Technical Assistance

Accountability Support: Training & Technical Assistance

The Accountability & Continuous Support Unit at the Colorado Department of Education offers a wide-range of technical support and training.  Below are offerings related to state accountability, including accountability updates, performance frameworks, accreditation, improvement planning, family and community school partnerships, and more. Contact us with questions and/or requests for support at:


Upcoming Accountability & Continuous Improvement Training Opportunities & Presentations




2024 Accountability Use of Data from the Data Pipeline & Assessment Collections: Why it Matters, What to Look For and How Collections Generally Occur: Webinar

This webinar will introduce participants to and highlight key features in a new accountability resource intended to foster a shared understanding of how data from the Data Pipeline collections and State Assessment Systems apply to Accountability, related technical considerations to ensure data accuracy and how different collections generally work and connect. A Q & A component will include department staff representing accountability, assessment and the data pipeline. 

Recording of webinar from Tuesday, May 14, 2024, from 1 - 1:30 pm

Resources: 2024 Accountability Use of Data from the Data Pipeline & Assessment Collections: Why it matters, What to Look For, and How Collections Generally Occur. (PDF, DOC) and PowerPoint – May 2024


Accreditation and Request to Reconsider: Informational Webinar

CDE staff will host an informational webinar to discuss the accreditation or request to reconsider process in 2024, including how to submit the accreditation form, information about request conditions, and opportunities for technical assistance. The webinar will be recorded and publicly posted. 

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 20, 2024 from 1 - 2pm

Registration: Zoom Registration Link


Accreditation and Request to Reconsider: Office Hours

One hour consultation sessions with CDE staff are available Tuesdays and Thursdays from August 27th until October 15th to help address any questions about the accreditation or request to reconsider process.

Date/Time: Ongoing

Registration: Zoom Registration Link



Previously Offered Accountability Trainings and On-Demand Resources can be found on the 

Accountability Resources Page 

Unified Improvement Planning

School/District Streamlined UIP, Improvement Planning & Accountability Support​: Office Hours

Thirty-minute consultation sessions with SIP Team staff are available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9a-11a and 1p-3p.This time is provided to offer support and guidance regarding school/district Streamlined UIP, improvement planning, data analysis, school performance frameworks, accountability and/or data analysis. Please note: This appointment may be shuffled to a more appropriate staff member based on your specific needs.

Date/Time: Ongoing

Registration: Support Registration Link - Please note that registration closes two hours before office hours start. If you are trying to register within two hours of the designated office hours, please call Stacey Battaglia at 720-668-4949. 

New Streamlined UIP Template Option for 2024-25 - Informational Webinar March 22

The School Improvement Planning team is rolling out a new, optional streamlined Unified Improvement Plan (UIP) Template on April 15, 2024. The new template will be accessed by district staff in the online portal, and school users can be given access by district LAM assignment. An informational webinar about the new template was hosted on March 22, 2024 at 9:30am. Watch the webinar recording here! Slide deck from webinar can be copied here.

Previously Offered Improvement Planning Trainings and On-Demand Resources can be found on the

Unified Improvement Planning Resources Page

Family, School, and Community Partnerships


District Accountability Committees - District Administrator Networking

This session provides opportunities for district administrators from District Accountability Committees to network and share insights.

 DAC District Local Board Coordination

Date/Time: Thursday, February 29, 10-11:30am

Registration: Zoom Sign-Up Link