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Important Dates & Information

Apply for the Universal Screening and Qualified Personnel Grant April 15-17
This grant program offsets the cost of employing a qualified person to administer the gifted program and to conduct universal screening. Administrative units are highly encouraged to submit applications on Wednesday, April 15.
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Submit an Adult Workforce Partnerships Grant Application by April 15
This grant provides state funds for nonprofit adult education and literacy programs serving as lead agencies and fiscal agents for adult workforce partnerships.
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Attend a Training to Help Strengthen Your Local Wellness Policy
Trainings in March and April will help districts update local wellness policy with best practices in school health and determine strategies to assess and implement policy. 
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Colorado Dept. of Education
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Denver, CO 80203
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