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Accountability & Continuous Support: Training & Technical Assistance

The Accountability & Continuous Support Unit at the Colorado Department of Education offers a wide-range of in-person and online technical support and training.  Our offerings address topics ranging from data literacy to board governance. Also, the Improvement Planning Unit is a frequent contributor at state conferences including the CASB annual conference, CASE annual conference, and the League of Charter Schools annual conference. 
 
Please click here for a pdf of available training and technical support opportunities. Contact us with questions and/or requests for support at: accountability@cde.state.co.us.  

Upcoming Training Opportunities & Presentations

  • Webinar: Implementing and Progress Monitoring a School Improvement Plan
    • Date/Time: Wednesday, June 8; 1-2 PM
    • Description: We all know that creating an improvement plan is challenging, and bringing that plan to life is more so.  Learn research-backed practices for implementing a school improvement plan, including how to shift practices and behaviors, monitor progress efficiently, and make adjustments as you go.    
    • Recommended Audience: School and District Administrators
    • Registration Link

On-Demand Training/Technical Assistance Resource Catalog

Visit the UIP 101 training page to watch a series of eight introductory videos about the elements of the UIP and the online system.
 

Early Literacy UIP Requirements

Description: This video provides an overview of UIP requirements related to the READ Act, including requirements related to data analysis and action planning to support struggling readers.

 

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How to Use Strategy Guides in the Improvement Planning Process

Description: This video provides a brief introduction to CDE's Strategy Guides. It includes an overview of the structure of the Strategy Guides, as well as guidance for using them to help you select and implement a research-based school improvement strategy.

 

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Implementing an Early Learning Needs Assessment

Description: This video summarizes what an Early Learning Needs Assessment (ELNA) is and how to incorporate it into the UIP.

 

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Small N Analysis & Data Analysis for Disaggregated Groups

Description: This video provides guidance for schools and districts on how to conduct analysis for public reporting on small student populations. The video describes the requirements for protecting student information, discusses why it is important to both aggregate and disaggregate data, and provides examples of ways to report data if the data does not meet minimum student count thresholds.

 

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UIP Training Archives & Resources

2022 Webinar Recordings

View past trainings