You are here

Colorado Education Highlights

Colorado Education Highlights features the great work being done in Colorado at schools and districts, BOCES, and other education-related organizations. For more information, email CDE Communications

Submit a Highlight

2019 Colorado Teacher of the Year: Margaret "Meg" Cypress

Margaret "Meg" Cypress is a fifth-grade teacher at Bradley International School in Denver Public Schools and was named the 2019 Teacher of the Year in October 2018. In this video, Meg shares about her teaching style, in which she uses a projects-based learning style. Meg also explains how the process of applying for the Teacher of the Year award provided her insight into why she loves to teach.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Colorado 2018 Teacher of the Year: Christina Randle

Christina Randle is a first-grade teacher at Soaring Eagles Elementary School in the Harrison School District No. 2 and was named the 2018 Teacher of the Year in October 2017. In this video, Christina explains how she values her students, how she approaches her lessons and how she is trying to lift up the teaching profession as Colorado's Teacher of the Year.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab (MiLL)

The Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab (MiLL) is located in Widefield School District 3 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The MiLL houses a woods manufacturing, cabinet finishing, and construction program for high school students. Learn more at Video produced by AJ Kievenaar - 4PD Passion Driven

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Stories of Promising Practice: Peyton School District Woods Manufacturing Program

One-quarter of Peyton High School's students take part in the school's Woods Manufacturing Program, a woodworking career and technical education program that started only two years ago. The program's founders look to expand the idea to districts across the country.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Stories of Promising Practice: Prairie School District

Prairie School District, in an area of Colorado where beef cattle production ranches dominate the economy, offers a popular bovine reproduction class. The class helps teach children of ranch owners a necessary science and also is a pathway into careers in animal science and other biology.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017