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Unified Improvement Planning and Accountability - Training

Basic Informational Webinars

School and District Performance Frameworks Webinar
Thursday, August 30th, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
This webinar covers the basics of Colorado Educational Accountability, the performance frameworks, and updates to the frameworks from the prior release.
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*To schedule a training or to request more information, please contact Erin Loften at or or 303-866-6642.

In Person Training: Priority Improvement/Turnaround Accountability Information Session and EASI Support Fairs

September 17th, 2018 & October 8th, 2018​

For schools and districts in Priority Improvement or Turnaround, CDE will offer information sessions focused on accountability requirements and school improvement supports. The sessions will be offered in conjunction with the Empowering Action for School Improvement (EASI) Support Fairs, which will provide attendees the chance meet and connect with CDE staff, learn more about external program providers, and work with their teams to plan for the EASI grant application process. 

  • September 17th, 2018
    • EASI Support Fair: Register
    • Priority Improvement/Turnaround Accountability Information Session: Register
  • October 8th, 2018
    • EASI Support Fair: Register
    • Priority Improvement/Turnaround Accountability Information Session: Register

In Person Training: UIP Work Session for Alternative Education Campuses

Day 1 (Repeat of 6/20/18 event): Tues September 11th 

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Brighton

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Please join us for this full day work session to support Alternative Education Campuses in the process for creating or revising an improvement plan that is responsive to the school mission/vision and student population. This session is open to school and district leaders that want to dive into measures and disaggregating data aligned to the school mission, student population, and instructional design. Participants will have a structured work session to collaborate with each other and apply the concepts addressed in the session. Participants will be able to identify a timeline for plan development that supports stakeholder engagement and allows for meaningful modifications to the improvement efforts. Participants will have access to CDE staff expertise from multiple offices in the development of their plan in meeting expectations and navigating the online UIP system (including UIP, Accountability, Drop out Prevention).  By the end of the session, participants will be able to leave with a start for their 2018-19 UIP.

* There will be an opportunity for a site visit to Brighton Heritage Academy as a part of this session. Sign up in registration.

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Day 2

Fri September 28th
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Denver Metro Area

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Wed October 10th
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Pikes Peak

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This session builds on the Unified Improvement Plan (UIP) work sessions for AECs held on 6/20 and 9/11, with dedicated work time and access to technical assistance from a variety of CDE offices.  Specific content will address the UIP expectations for schools identified for ESSA Comprehensive Support- Low Graduation, student engagement planning and effective stakeholder engagement.  Specific support will be available in analyzing and unpacking Performance Frameworks (SPFs) and navigating the Online UIP system. The day is designed to benefit school teams, administrators, and district level staff.  Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

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For questions about UIP training, please contact Erin Loften at or 303-866-6642.

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