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MARCH 2017

The arrival of spring at CEI traditionally indicates a season focused on teaching, learning and networking opportunities. Empowering educators to bring instruction to life is at the heart of CEI’s vision. To improve what they do and how they do it, educators need opportunities to collaborate and engage in meaningful professional development.

Empowering Educators to Transform the Future of Learning

2017 Showcase: Design The Future
2017 CEI Showcase: Designing The Future
June 28-30, 2017

The 2017 CEI Showcase: Design The Future invites educators to come together in Keystone to reimagine, inspire, and design the future of student learning in Colorado’s classrooms.

Registration will open March 24. Plan now to attend, and participate in creative and innovative sessions where you will network, co-create, and collaborate with colleagues to design unique solutions that will transform the future of learning for all students. 

Stories from the Field
Promising Practice video thumbnail imageColorado Ed Highlights features
2016 Showcase Ed Talk Speaker

Grant Euler, Director of Applied Imagination and STEM at Jefferson County School District, explains how Jeffco is revolutionizing career and technical education in this newly-released video from the Colorado Department of Education.

Empowering High Schools to Achieve Greater Equity

APSIvideoTNTeachers Become Learners at the 2017 Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI)
July 10-13, 2017

More than 400 educators from Colorado and beyond will participate in four days of focused learning at the 2017 APSI. This convening will deliver effective instructional strategies to reach diverse student populations from a variety of backgrounds, many of whom may not be as academically prepared as the traditional AP student.

Empowering Health Through Systemic Change and Data

Colorado Schools in the Spotlight at 2017 Colorado Healthy Schools Summit

2017 Summit ParticipantsOn Friday, March 3, 450 people representing 50 school districts joined together at the 2017 Colorado Healthy Schools Summit: Putting the Pieces Together, to examine and complete the puzzle of school health by learning and sharing comprehensive approaches to healthy school environments.

CEI and The Colorado Health Foundation awarded a total of $43,800 to the 2017 Healthy School Champions. View a recap of the event, including breakout session presentations, a Facebook photo album, media coverage, and more.

Now Available
Smart Source Data SnapshotSmartSource Datas Sample

The Smart Source team has released a data snapshot highlighting differences about school health policy and practice by district size. View the infographic to learn how Colorado schools of all sizes are supporting school health.

Free Webinar: Navigating Smart Source Data
SmartSource logoApril 5, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The results are here, and now it's time to dive in! CEI's Smart Source team is hosting a webinar to help Smart Source participants interpret their reports and utilize Smart Source data. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how the data can inform health and wellness decisions, and present questions to the Smart Source team.

Empowering Innovation
Design Thinking Prototype Presentation
Follow the Innovative Work of the SpaceLab Design Network

The SpaceLab Design Network launched last month, welcoming 30 participants who began their work on February 15. Follow and share their experiences and efforts through the Learners of Colorado blog or by engaging on Twitter, using the hashtag #SpaceLabCO.  

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