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Realizing school districts and BOCES are in different stages as they implement new educator evaluation elements, the Educator Effectiveness team has regional specialists available to support you with your questions. Whether you have a question on measures of student learning, professional practices, inter-rater agreement, the Colorado State Model Performance Management System, or other issues, the team can help. Please visit our regional map for more information.

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Email is the quickest way to reach out to our Educator Effectiveness staff:​.

Colorado Department of Education
Educator Talent
201 E Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203

For Support on Colorado State Model Performance Management System 

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For all other questions, email:

Educator Effectiveness Regional Specialists

Curtis Garcia
Region: Southwest & South Central

Debbie Hearty
Region: Central

Jennifer Needham
Region: Northwest

Paula Chostner
East Central & Southeast

Rachel Paul
Region: Northeast

Educator Effectiveness Leadership

Mary Bivens
Executive Director of Educator Workforce Development Unit


Leslie Burkholder
Educator Effectiveness Manager