Student Services Screener

 The tool consists of performance indicators, a primary and secondary screener and associated data entry templates, performance indicator rubric, and scoring tool. The primary screener process involves conducting an initial primary screen in order to identify which...

Special Education

CSI operates as the Administrative Unit (AU) with authority for oversight and legal compliance for the delivery of Special Education services to students with disabilities. Each Institute school is responsible for meeting all Federal and State Special Education Laws....

Student Services

Student Services Library Click on one of the student programs below to access resources for that program, or use the search bar to find resources within any of the student programs. Search for: Student Services Screener Student Services  The tool consists of...

Gifted Education

CSI’s Student Services Department ensures gifted student growth and achievement across our portfolio of schools through systems of support, programming and advocacy. “Gifted Children” means those persons between the ages of four and twenty-one whose...

Section 504

The terms “504” and “Section 504” refer to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which protects people with disabilities against discrimination.  CSI serves as the AU responsible for ensuring charter school compliance with applicable...

English Language Learners

CSI Schools must provide evidence-based English language proficiency programs for English Language learners to enable them to develop and acquire English language proficiency while achieving and maintaining grade-level performance in academic content areas. For more...

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance

The Homeless Education program is authorized under Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 USC 11431 et seq.). The McKinney-Vento Act was enacted to address the numerous barriers homeless children face in obtaining a free, appropriate public...

School Nursing

CSI schools provide essential health services as required by state and federal legislation and policy. Some key elements include, but are not limited to, providing separate rooms or areas for emergency use in providing care for persons who are ill, or suspected of...

Colorado Preschool Program

In 1988, the Colorado General Assembly created the Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) to serve the young children in Colorado who were most vulnerable to starting grade school unprepared. The legislature recognized that providing quality early childhood education would...

Career & Technical Education

Colorado Career and Technical Education delivers proven pathways to lifelong career success. It ensures a thriving Colorado economy by providing relevant and rigorous education that is connected, responsive and real. Middle and High School CTE programs emphasize: Core...

Concurrent Enrollment & ASCENT

In May 2009, the Colorado State Legislature passed House Bill 09-1319 and Senate Bill 09-285, the Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act. The act created the concurrent enrollment program, defined as, “the simultaneous enrollment of a qualified student in a local...

Induction Programs and Educator Qualifications

Classroom teaching is one of the strongest school-based factors impacting student achievement. Newly licensed educators – and veteran educators who are new to a school – deserve quality training and support to achieve maximum results with students. CSI offers schools...
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