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PEBC Announces Formation of Colorado’s Largest Residency-based Teacher-Preparation Program

By PEBC / September 23, 2015

DENVER –Sep. 23, 2015–Two of the nation’s most highly regarded teacher-preparation programs have agreed to combine, creating a statewide pipeline of highly effective teachers as well as a new state and national model for teacher preparation. PEBC, a nonprofit that cultivates highly effective K-12 educators to increase student growth and […]

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Colorado teacher residency programs merging to prepare more teachers

By PEBC / September 23, 2015

Two of Colorado’s longtime teacher residency programs are joining forces to expand their reach and prepare at least 50 more teachers each year to help fill a declining workforce. The Boettcher Teacher Residency, which has been around for 12 years, and the 24-year-old Stanley Teacher Prep program are making the […]

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PEBC’s Approach to Teacher Learning: Lab Classrooms

By PEBC / September 18, 2015

Honoring student thinking, promoting teacher innovation and fostering communities of adult learners – these principles described in Emily Hanford’s article, A different approach to teacher learning: Lesson Study are also integral to the professional development work of PEBC. Similar to Lesson Study, PEBC engages deeply with educators through job-embedded professional […]

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Teacher Learning. Student Success.

By PEBC / August 20, 2015

We’d like to thank TNTP for raising the issue of the importance of high quality professional learning experiences for all educators. One thing we know that research indicates is that investment in high-quality professional learning experiences directly correlates to student achievement. Research demonstrates that among other outcomes, the following professional […]

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Dr. Cynthia Stevenson Joins PEBC as Senior Consultant

By PEBC / February 5, 2015

DENVER – Feb. 5, 2015 – PEBC, a nonprofit that works with teachers, school leaders and districtsuperintendents to cultivate highly effective K-12 educators to elevate student achievement, announced the addition of Dr. Cynthia Stevenson to its staff as a senior consultant. In this role, Stevenson will provide support to school […]

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Teacher Residency Aims to Prepare Great Educators in Colorado

By PEBC / January 7, 2015

PEBC’s Boettcher Teacher Residency, which prepares people to have exceptional teaching careers through a hands-on master’s degree program, is now accepting applications.

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Colorado Superintendents: Too much testing, not enough dollars

By PEBC / October 30, 2014

Public school superintendents across Colorado say the time spent testing is cutting into teaching time in the classroom.

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Superintendents vent on testing and about the legislature

By PEBC / October 29, 2014

A group of district leaders criticized excessive testing and had some frank comments about legislators Wednesday during the annual PEBC Superintendent Forum.

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Public Education & Business Coalition Wins $2.9 Million Teacher Preparation Grant

By PEBC / September 25, 2014

Grant to Help Train STEM Teachers in Rural Colorado

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Q&A: Will too much testing sap students’ creativity?

By PEBC / April 29, 2014

Audio: Ryan Warner talks with Jenny Brundin about one scholar’s thesis that the race to boost America’s test scores will lead to its decline.

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State awards funds for more teachers in rural areas

By PEBC / April 2, 2014

Both Teach for America and the Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency received nearly one and a half million dollars each from the Colorado Department of Education to expand their work on recruiting and training teaching candidates

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Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency named 100Kin10 partner

By PEBC / January 31, 2014

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — 100Kin10, a multi-sector network addressing the national imperative to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, today announced 31 new partner organizations. More and better-trained STEM teachers are essential to prepare America’s students to fully participate in our democracy and […]

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Beleaguered schools getting help for teachers

By PEBC / December 30, 2013

Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 schools will get a little help next year from the Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency program. Similar to a medical residency, the program places teachers in the state’s “most challenged” school districts. For the fourth straight year, Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 schools failed to meet state performance expectations. In the Colorado […]

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PEBC Awarded $6.47 Million to Train Teachers

By PEBC / December 11, 2013

DENVER – Dec. 11, 2013– PEBC ( Public Education & Business Coalition), a nonprofit that works with teachers, schools and districts to cultivate highly effective K-12 educators to elevate student achievement, has been awarded grants from the Boettcher Foundation and Colorado Department of Education (CDE)totaling $6.47 million to support its […]

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ASU teacher programs strive to satisfy Valley districts

By PEBC / October 31, 2013

Adams State University’s (ASU) education department is working to ensure teachers have the unique skills needed to succeed in the Valley.

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