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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

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Student urges "teaching with SOUL"

Approximately 1,600 employees from across District 49 attended a back-to-school event July 27 at Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs, where they were encouraged by senior Evan Mahon to teach with a SOUL -- an acronym for being Sincere, or being authentic and genuine; Overcoming and confronting adversity; being Unique, original and standing out; and Lead, creating a positive environment.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

New school nurses meet for orientation

Seventy-five nurses new to school nursing convened in an orientation meeting last week in Cherry Creek to learn about managing students with special health care needs so that they are safe at school and ready to learn.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Educators win cash awards for STEM ideas at CEI conference

The Colorado Education Initiative’s (CEI) STEM Design Challenge was a highlight at the recent sold-out 2016 CEI Showcase, a professional learning conference, that invited educators to bring a school project or classroom idea to life.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

3rd Annual Early Childhood Summit on "A Revolutionary Approach to Inclusion in an Age of Accountability"

In June, early childhood professionals gathered for the third annual Early Childhood Summit to discuss inclusive practices in the classroom and beyond.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Exploring Colorado: Camp Helps Students Develop Language, Friendships

Students from around the globe attend a week-long camp to develop language and friendships while easing the transition to U.S. schools.

Friday, July 15, 2016