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PEBC Receives First in Nation Pay for Success Financing that Supports Training More High-Quality Colorado Teachers

By PEBC / September 26, 2022

Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC), a Denver-based national education nonprofit, announced today that it has received commitments for more than $1.4 million in investments for a first-of-its-kind Pay for Success financing to scale its Teacher Residency program. The PEBC Teacher Residency trains high-quality, new teachers at a time when […]

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PEBC Teacher Residency Recruiting Coloradans to Get Licensed as Teachers in 23-24 School Year

By PEBC / September 13, 2022

Program Participants Earn Up to $42,000 During One-Year Training Program Applications are now open for Public Education and Business Coalition’s (PEBC) Teacher Residency for the 23-24 school year. The Teacher Residency is a one-year program in which participants train to become teachers and earn a Colorado teacher license without requiring […]

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New State Law Provides Up to $22,000 For Low-Income Teacher Trainees

By PEBC / July 14, 2022

PEBC Expands Teacher Licensing Program Application Deadline to August 31 There has never been a better time to become a teacher: A new state law, Colorado HB22-1220, provides up to $22,000 in stipends for participants in alternative teacher licensure programs who currently earn up to 200 percent of the Federal […]

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How Businesses Can Help Stop the Teacher Shortage

By PEBC / May 4, 2022

The teacher shortage in Colorado has reached crisis levels – but there is hope, especially with the support of Colorado’s outstanding business community. The teacher shortage affects the entire Colorado economy, even for those who work outside of education or don’t have children in school. Fewer teachers means fewer opportunities […]

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Foreword to Wendy Ward Hoffer’s Phenomenal Teaching

By PEBC / March 17, 2022

Foreword to Wendy Ward Hoffer’s Phenomenal Teaching By John Hattie I have visited classrooms with Wendy where these Phenomenal Teaching ideas are being implemented. The success of these approaches was visible in the language of the students who welcomed the struggle of thinking, saw learning as hard work, knew the […]

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Despite the Challenges, Amazing Things Happened

By PEBC / November 16, 2021

; In 2020/21, as the world retreated behind screens, we grappled with ways to stay true to our belief that community matters in teacher preparation. Thankfully, as former teachers ourselves, we are accustomed to shifting on the fly. The amazing residents and teachers of record who chose 2020, of all […]

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Rock Star Alumna Instills a Sense of Curiosity in Students

By PEBC / May 12, 2021

Wrangling rock stars in the music industry requires the same skill set as teaching a roomful of third graders.  Maybe that’s why the transition was an easy one for me. When I attended college, I did so with an intense love of learning.  I was the first in my family […]

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PEBC stands with those calling for action against racism

By PEBC / June 1, 2020

We are grieving. George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Our hearts are also with the countless others who have been impacted and devastated by racism, hate, bias, and/or violence. The call for action cannot continue to go unanswered. We must activate to counter the forces that habitually marginalize communities of […]

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“PEBC has been a consistent, vital tool”

By PEBC / May 4, 2020

Nicole Johnston always wanted to be a teacher. In fact, in high school, she chose to work at the on-campus pre-school and took pre-education classes that provided her with hands-on experience at the local elementary school. A true love of teaching was ignited and nurtured at a young age, and […]

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PEBC Teaching Framework

By PEBC / April 27, 2020

We miss you and our work in schools and hope everyone is keeping safe and taking good care. This blog entry is excerpted from Wendy Ward Hoffer’s newest book, Phenomenal Teaching, just out from Heinemann. It is essentially a professional development workshop in a book, which might be a fun […]

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Work done at the beginning of the year is paying off now

By PEBC / April 23, 2020

As the education community in Colorado has responded and adapted to the rapid changes necessitated by physical distancing in COVID-19 response, I went out looking for stories and examples of how our network of partner school districts are adapting to virtual learning, and how PEBC Residency participants have played a […]

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“How in the world are we gonna do this?” Rural districts adapt to distance learning

By PEBC / April 15, 2020

As the education community in Colorado has responded and adapted to the rapid changes necessitated by physical distancing in COVID-19 response, I went out looking for stories and examples of how our network of partner school districts are adapting to virtual learning, and how PEBC Residency participants have played a […]

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Listening, Responding, Listening, and Beginning to Understand

By PEBC / April 8, 2020

Recently, we were asked “How do you know whether (or not) your students are understanding?” This was, of course, an accountability question. Fair enough. If my “end-of-unit test” shows that my students do not yet understand place value, I will know to re-teach the concept. There are many discrete skills […]

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Online Learning? No Thanks.

By PEBC / April 1, 2020

As a 5th grade STEM teacher, I am comfortable with technology. My students complete assignments in google classrooms and I have one created for each content area. I am familiar with G suite tools, and several online instructional tools. So I felt prepared when my school district transitioned to online […]

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Seamless

By PEBC / March 30, 2020

Susan Chapla wholeheartedly believes in kids, families, teachers, and schools with every fiber of her being.  She is also a straight shooter and as straightforward as anyone you will ever meet!  Susan is the principal of Van Arsdale Elementary in Jefferson County, Colorado. Van Arsdale is a PEBC project school […]

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