Teachers & Leaders
By Mark Sass Mark Sass is a high school teacher at Legacy High School, and the Executive Director of Teach Plus Colorado. It has been ten years since the implementation of Senate Bill 191, Colorado’s Teacher Evaluation System. Based
Earlier this month, Colorado Succeeds teamed up with the OtterCares Foundation and MindSpark Learning to host NoCO IgnitED, a two-day immersive event focused on educators and industry partners collaborating to spark entrepreneurship in education. Over 100 attendees from five school
Letter to the State Board: Use Stimulus Dollars to Fund High School Re-engagement and Work-Based Learning
The COVID-19 pandemic has created urgency around re-engaging high school students who have fallen behind on graduation requirements and college and career readiness. There are untold numbers of high school students who, as a result of decreased engagement during the
With the passage of three federal stimulus packages, over $1.6 billion dollars has been or will be directed to Colorado’s school districts. Districts will generally have until October 2024 to allocate funding towards a variety of educational needs aligned to
Cañon City Schools – Homegrown Talent Initiative exemplar and 2019 Winner of The Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education – shared early strategies and lessons learned from their rural district’s response efforts one month since COVID-19 disrupted our schools
Colorado Succeeds dives into advocacy efforts to support the early childhood education community.
Homegrown Talent Initiative Communities gather at the Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools to learn more about how to turn around a district.
The Homegrown Talent Initiative has brought together hundreds of community members as the 8 participants have hosted a number of meetings to build a graduate profile and design new programs. HTI is rooted deeply in the context of local community
The Homegrown Talent Initiative is gaining momentum as communities begin to rally more students, parents, business partners, and educators to create more opportunities for career-connected learning and develop their graduate profiles. HTI is rooted deeply in the context of local
Community-Driven, Work-Based Learning Programs Create New Opportunities for Students in Cañon City With the right local leaders in education, business, and the community, schools across Colorado can create innovative programs that better prepare students for an uncertain future and equip