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Welcome to our Educator Talent News page! Stay up to date on all things Educator Talent including news on Preparation, Licensing, Development and Educator Effectiveness.

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Educator Talent e-Newsletter

Our monthly e-newsletter includes resources and tools for districts/BOCES and ed prep programs to support educator preparation and development efforts.

Model Code of Ethics (MCEE)

The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) presents the Model Code of Ethics (MCEE), a common language of ethics developed by educators for educators.  The MCEE is the first common language of ethics that can support and guide decisions regarding professional practice.  Educators and administrators are encouraged to include the following listed resources in a future training or Professional Learning Community (PLC).  For questions or comments contact NASDTEC at

  • MCEE video featuring the educators who helped develop the MCEE, speaking to the importance of the code and its application in the classroom

  • DistruptEd two-part video conversation with Troy Hutchings and Phil Rogers about the Code of Ethics (Part 1 and Part 2)

Troops to Teachers Colorado Social Mixer

Transitioning service members, veterans, current and prospective Troops to Teachers participants and alumni are invited to attend a social mixer from 5:30 - 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 31 at Sarge's Grill in Colorado Springs.  There will be opportunities for networking and information sharing with Troops to Teachers staff, participants and alumni, including Mike Pritts, US Army Retired Sergeant Major, Special Forces, and social studies teacher at Fountain-Fort Carson High School.  Registration is now open.  

Teacher Oath

Learn more about the Teacher Oath Requirement (per Senate Bill 17-296)

Helping educators teach English Language Learners

Since early 2017, the Colorado State Board of Education and CDE have been exploring potential professional development pathways to provide flexibility for new and current teachers to better serve students with English language education needs. Learn more about the proposed increase in professional development for all teachers.

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