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  • Colorado’s Education Improvement Efforts “101” (PDF)
    This fact sheet provides an overview, implementation progress and next steps for Colorado's Achievement Plan for Kids (Senate Bill 08-212), the Education Accountability Act (Senate Bill 09-163) and the Great Teachers and Leaders Act (Senate Bill 10-191).
  • Overview of Evaluation Requirements and Timeline for Specialized Service Professionals(PDF)
    To ensure every child in Colorado has access to great educators who are supported in their professional growth; new evaluation requirements under Senate Bill 10-191 are intended to provide meaningful, annual evaluations for all licensed personnel.
  • Overview of S.B. 10-191 Requirements for Early Childhood Educators(PDF)
    High quality early childhood education plays a crucial role in the foundation for school readiness for Colorado’s young children. A key component of quality programming is the assurance that every child in Colorado has access to great educators who are supported in their professional growth.
  • Educator Effectiveness Metrics (PDF)
    CDE’s role in reporting on the implementation of educator evaluation systems statewide includes collecting performance evaluation data and providing aggregated data back to districts and the public. This fact sheet provides an overview of the reports associated with this process, referred to as the Educator Effectiveness Metrics, and the timeline for publicly reporting a subset of the metrics.
  • CMAS Results and Educator Evaluations(PDF)
    This fact sheet outlines how new Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) assessments can and cannot be used in teacher evaluations.

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