Program and Contract Modification Applications

Click to download:  Educational Services Provider Application Food Services Application Homeschool Program Expansion Application Online Program Expansion Application Preschool Expansion Application Transportation Services Application Note: Grade change and replication...

Newsletters

22-23 READY, SET, READ Monthly Newsletter 21-22 READY, SET, READ Monthly Newsletter...

School Readiness Data Collection

The purpose of the Kindergarten School Readiness (KSR) data collection is to provide baseline data for measuring improvement in students’ knowledge and skills over time and to collect data needed to fulfill statutory requirements for an annual legislative...

School Readiness Assessment

For assessment support, go to Assessment Choices and School Readiness Plans  CDE Approved Assessments Teaching Strategies GOLD DRDP-K HighScope COR for Kindergarten North Carolina ELI (formerly KEA) Sample School Readiness Plan Download Return to School Readiness...

ELP Welcome: 22-23 Guidebook, Calendar, & Newsletter

Welcome Letter Coming Soon Contact Willyn Webb Early Childhood & School Support Specialist 303-532-6262 WillynWebb@csi.state.co.us Updates Newsletters Coming Soon 22-23 READY, SET, READ Monthly Newsletter 21-22 READY, SET, READ Monthly Newsletter Archives Early...

READ Teacher Training

READ Act Designation Documentation Open Reading Training Requirements Open Return to READ Act...

READ Plans

Requirements Checklist Open READ Cohort Guidance Open Read & Other Plans Open Return to READ Act...

Restorative Practices

Implementing restorative practices in a school community can have significant impact in student response to discipline, attendance, bullying and the overall wellness of the school community. Successful implementation requires systemic buy-in, and can change the entire...

Wellness

Strengthening Your Resilience: Take Care of Yourself As You Care For Others (National Child Traumatic Stress Network) Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools Playbook Playbook for Healthy School Communities: Mental Health and Well-being (video) Ghosted  Resilience In...

Parent Resources

Wellness Ten Positive Behavior Support Strategies to Support Families at Home(Association for Positive Behavior Support) Asset Education At-Home Toolkit Five concrete stress-reducing tools to practice with your children Mental Health Training National Alliance on...

Mental Health & SEL Practice in Schools

Understanding Minor Consent and Confidentiality in Colorado (CDE) A guide from the CDE which is instrumental in defining mental health services in schools and parses out individual circumstances about confidentiality on sensitive topics like parental rights, student...

Mental Health Organizations

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Conference February 15-18, 2022 National School Psychology Week November 8-12, 2021 Colorado Society of School Psychologists (CSSP) Annual Conference November 11-13, 2021 American School Counselor...

Hotlines, Therapy Finders, and Listservs

Hotlines Call 988 for help with any mental health crisis the same way you would use 911. View 988 Fact Sheet National Suicide Hotline I’m Alive Chat Line Your Life, Your Voice Helpline The Trevor Project Lifeline Teens Helping Teens Teenline Colorado Warmline Peer...

Cultural Considerations

Child Mind Institute: Multilingual Trauma Resources Latinx/Hispanic Communities and Mental Health (Mental Health America) (Disponible en Español) Spanish language materials, including MHA Spanish-language screening tools. Native And Indigenous Communities And Mental...

LGBTQ+

Best Practices & Ethical Obligations of Transgender & Genderqueer Students Webinar Ethical Obligations for Transgender and Gender Queer Student Know Your Rights: A [Legal] Guide for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students (GLSEN) Model School Policy...

Webinars

Best Practices in Behavior & Support Plans Webinar Roles of Mental Health Professionals in MTSS (CSI webinar recording) Best Practices & Ethical Obligations of Transgender & Genderqueer Students Webinar CSI Threat and Suicide Assessment Webinar...

Crisis Response Resources

Violence Response Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers (National Association of School Psychologists) Timeline of Activities to Promote Mental Health Recovery (National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center) Transcend (mobile app to...

22-23 Remote Learning Requirements

Updated 3/24/2022 CDE Remote Learning Options for 2022-2023 As SY 2022-23 CDE Remote Learning Guidance indicates, schools will have the option to enact the following remote learning flexibility due to disruptions caused by the spread of COVID-19: Provide temporary...

READ Budget

The READ Act provides schools with per-pupil funding to help meet the needs of students with significant reading deficiencies (SRD). Per-pupil funds may be used to address seven statutory intervention categories, including providing scientifically or evidence-based...

READ Act

The Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act (READ Act), passed by the Colorado legislature in 2012, focuses on early literacy development for all students and especially for students at risk to not read at grade level by the end of the third grade. The...

Enrollment

Recruitment and Retention Toolkit Market Analyses Admissions and Enrollment Enrollment Projection Template Instructional...

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

MTSS is a prevention-based framework of team-driven, data-based problem solving to improve the outcomes of every student through family, school, and community partnering, comprehensive screening and assessment, and a layered continuum of evidence-based practices...

Safe Return to School 2021-2022

School districts across the country are receiving American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) Funds to help address COVID-19 recovery. What is ESSER III Funding? ESSER III is federal funding that must be used to meet needs...

Work-Based Learning (WBL)

Colorado’s labor market is evolving faster than ever. Students and job seekers are engaging in learning experiences to help them develop advanced and adaptable skill sets that are necessary to compete in the complex global marketplace. While not a new strategy,...

School Accountability Committee (SAC)

School Accountability Committees are responsible for making recommendations to their principal concerning priorities for spending school funds, making recommendations concerning the preparation of the school’s Performance, Improvement, Priority Improvement, or...

School Nurse Staffing

School Nurse Licensing School Nurse Induction and Mentoring Colorado League of Charter Schools Hiring a Nurse, Nurse Models/Programs, and Delegation National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice School Nurse/Student...

School Nurse Practice

CDE School Nurse Basics CDE School Nurse Training Tools CDE School Nurse Calendar National Association of School Nurses Back to School Interactive Toolkit  CDE Medication Administration Guidance CDE Delegation of Nursing Duties Student Annual Health Update Form CSI...

Student Health Reporting

Immunizations CDE Immunization Resources CDPHE Immunization Resources CDPHE Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS) CDE Screenings (Required and Optional) CDE Health Data...

Fall 2021 School Gatherings

Fall 2021 School Gathering: Early Childhood & School Support Open Fall 2021 School Gathering: School Improvement Supports Open Fall 2021 School Gathering: SSPL Supports Open Fall 2021 School Gathering: Introduction Open Fall 2021 School Gathering: Equity Screener...

Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness (PSWR)

The world of work and postsecondary learning for today’s students looks vastly different than for those who graduated just a generation ago. Postsecondary education is no longer defined, for many, as a linear path towards a bachelor’s degree; upon graduation from high...

PSWR Resources and Professional Learning

CDE Office of Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC) Talent Pipeline Report Colorado Council on High School/College Relations My Colorado Journey...

Seal of Biliteracy

A seal of biliteracy is a credential given by a Colorado school or district recognizing students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.  A seal of biliteracy encourages students to pursue biliteracy skills that...

Special Education and PSWR

Secondary Transition is the process of preparing students for adult life after they leave high school and can be thought of as a bridge between school programs and the opportunities of adult life, including higher education or training, employment, independent living,...

School Counselor Corps Grant Program

Colorado’s School Counselor Corps Grant Program (SCCGP) funding is awarded to eligible school districts, BOCES, charter schools or CSI charter schools. The purpose of this program is to increase the availability of effective school-based counseling. Grant funds are...

Career Development Incentive Program (CDIP)

The Career Development Incentive Program (CDIP) provides financial incentives for school districts and charter schools that encourage high school students, grades 9-12, to complete: Tier 1: qualified industry credential programs Tier 2: internships, residencies,...

Individual Career and Academic Plans (ICAP)

Individual Career and Academic Plans (ICAP) are the vehicle through which Colorado students explore education and career opportunities beyond high school, reflect on their understanding of these opportunities, and plan for their postsecondary next steps. ICAP is also...

CTE Grants and Reimbursement for Approved Programs

Perkins Funding The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education grant is grant funding that is awarded from the U.S. Government to the states and then allocated to various schools within Colorado state based on programs and student population numbers in the Career...

CTE Data Reporting for Approved Programs

All institutions with CCCS-approved CTE programs are required to report student enrollment, student follow-up (placement), and active CTE teacher data to CCCS every year.  Institutions are required to report the data even if they do NOT receive state or federal...
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