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Boettcher Teacher Residency: Resident and Alumni Spotlight

By PEBC / September 28, 2018

In order to showcase the diverse talent and experiences of Boettcher Teacher Residents and Alumni statewide and provide a glimpse into the residency experience, we are proud to feature a monthly series spotlighting an alumni and resident each month. Resident: Matthieu Caldwell Mentor: Nicole Snelgrove School: William Smith High School in […]

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PEBC Promotion Announcement: Sue Sava to Vice President

By PEBC / August 15, 2018

We are proud to announce the promotion of Sue Sava to Vice President. She will retain her position as Chief Policy Officer. Sue joined the Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC) three years ago as the ED of Stanley Teacher Prep. She then became Chief Policy Officer and has been […]

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Classroom Setup: Establish The Learning Environment

By PEBC / July 30, 2018

While doing errands this weekend, I noticed many shopping carts filled with with pencils, glue and markers. This got me thinking about the start of the coming school year and all the feelings and expectations that accompany this new beginning. What other profession allows one the opportunity to start over […]

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Addressing Teacher Preparation and Retention in Rural Colorado

By PEBC / June 12, 2018

Colorado is one of many states dealing with the effects of an educator shortage. This challenge is especially prevalent in our rural communities, and, encouragingly, the state legislature this year took action, passing legislation and committing state dollars to better address this important issue. In one of the bills passed […]

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PEBC Executive Director of Education to Join 2019 Class of Colorado Governors Fellows

By PEBC / June 8, 2018

Jocelyn Stephens, PEBC’s Executive Director of Education, will be inducted into the 2019 class of Colorado Governors Fellows by Governor Hickenlooper on June 28, 2019. Now in its third year, the Colorado Governors Fellowship Program is a nonpartisan public sector leadership program inspired by the White House Fellows Program and […]

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PEBC Featured in Washington Post

By PEBC / May 18, 2018

A recent report by the nonprofit Learning Policy Institute in California found that longstanding teacher shortages were becoming more acute in some states, and that teacher education enrollment has been dropping significantly in recent years.  Colorado is one of those states with a big problem — especially in its rural areas. […]

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PEBC Featured in Chalkbeat Colorado

By PEBC / March 28, 2018

Russell Patton, hand raised high, waits to be called on during Ines Barcenas’ sixth grade math class in March 2018 at East Middle School in Aurora. (Photo by Joe Amon/The Denver Post) Students in Aurora schools are less likely to be expelled or suspended than they were five years ago, […]

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PEBC Announces Partnerships with Five Colorado Institutions of Higher Education

By PEBC / March 27, 2018

PEBC’s Teacher Residents to Receive Credit for Participation in Alternative Teacher Licensure Program DENVER, Colo., March 27, 2018—The Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC) is pleased to announce partnerships with five Colorado-based institutions of higher education to offer masters-level credit hours to participants in its Boettcher Teacher Residency. PEBC’s residents […]

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PEBC Featured in The Connector Magazine

By PEBC / March 15, 2018

PEBC’s Associated Executive Director of Education Sarah Glover had a piece featured in the March issue of The Connector Magazine. In her piece, Sarah shared five traits that define a great teacher. “Great teachers cultivate curiosity, embrace failure, focus on all students, believe in their value, and seek work-life balance […]

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Meet Audrey Gutierrez, a PEBC Teacher Resident!

By PEBC / March 13, 2018

Resident Name: Audrey Gutierrez Region: Denver Metro Cohort Placement School/District: Creativity, Challenge, Community (C3), Denver Public Schools Mentors/Grade: Robin McCarthy & Linda Durgin, 1st Grade With a background in cultural anthropology and nonprofit administration, Audrey Gutierrez knew she wanted to work in a nonprofit with kids. When she came across […]

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Planning Reminders for Professional Learning: Part Two

By PEBC / March 5, 2018

Before reading this entry, be sure to check out Part One for additional reminders when planning professional learning, as well as Creating a Predictable Structure for Professional Learning. Michelle Morris Jones In addition to establishing clear standards for both agendas and routines—it is important to create an environment throughout all […]

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Planning Reminders for Professional Learning: Part One

By PEBC / February 26, 2018

Be sure to read Creating a Predictable Structure for Professional Learning by Michelle Morris Jones as a precursor to this blog entry. By 4:05 in the afternoon, everyone had formed groups and started to respond to the question, “How are you feeling about being here today?” Within minutes, the groups […]

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PEBC Featured in WorkingNation

By PEBC / February 21, 2018

Boettcher resident teacher Nycole Bradshaw works with mentor teacher Emmy Yosikawa at Aurora Middle School in 2015. Photo – Public Education & Business Coalition. Colorado has become a prime relocation spot for people seeking new job opportunities and its scenic splendor. However, the state is at a crossroads with its booming […]

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Creating a Predictable Structure for Professional Learning

By PEBC / February 12, 2018

Fueled with coffee and the remaining adrenaline from wrapping up the academic year, I gathered with a partner school’s Instructional Leadership Team (ILT) for an annual end of school year reflection and planning retreat. A fourth-grade teacher started things off by asking, “So what went well this year—and where are […]

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Boettcher Teacher Residency Alumni Spotlight

By PEBC / January 29, 2018

Recently, we caught up with Stanley Teacher Prep alumna Ashley Bromstrup. Ashley is a PEBC Learning Lab Host and also serves as a Mentor Teacher in the Boettcher Teacher Residency. Below, Ashley shares her experience as an educator and advice for those thinking of joining the teaching profession! Name: Ashley […]

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