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Technical Advisory Panel for Longitudinal Growth (TAP)


The Technical Advisory Panel for Longitudinal Growth (TAP) consists of state and national experts on longitudinal measurement of academic growth for state accountability purposes, convened by the Commissioner of Education to provide recommendations to the State Board of Education. The TAP was created in accordance with the Education Accountability Act of 2009 (SB-09-163). All meetings are open to the public.


Chair: Elena Diaz-Billelo, PhD, Associate Director, Center for Assessment, Design, Research and Evaluation (CADRE), CU-Boulder

Vice Chair: David Bahna, Director of Assessment & Accountability, Adams 12 School District 

View 2019-2020 Membership List

Upcoming Meetings

Date: Thursday, March 19th (2020) 
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Location: Jeffco Schools Ed Center (4th Floor, Room 4E), 1829 Denver West Dr. #27, Golden, CO
Remote:; phone: 855-840-9121

Date: Friday, April 10th (2020)
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Location: State Board Room, 201 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO
Remote:; phone: 1-855-840-9121

Date: Friday, May 22nd (2020)
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Location: Aspen Room A/B, Suite 1100, 1560 Broadway, Denver
Remote:; phone: 1-855-840-9121

Prior Meeting Recordings & Materials

ADA Archive Icon  View Archive of prior TAP meeting materials.

TAP Statements

Colorado Growth Model and Educator Effectiveness: Implementation Recommendations (PDF) - Feb 13, 2014

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