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PEBC’s Legislative Priorities in 2023

By Policy Team / January 9, 2023

Colorado’s state legislature is back in session! Our legislature is in session from January 9 to May 8 this year […]

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Colorado Early Childhood Education (ECE) Workforce Coalition Releases Recommendations to Improve Recruitment, Support and Retention of Colorado’s ECE educators

By PEBC / December 15, 2022

Improving pay and professionalizing careers in early childhood education – including providing clear paths for career growth and professional development […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Assessment: Rubrics and Trackers

By Wendy Ward Hoffer / July 25, 2022

Written trackers can be useful in communicating success criteria to students as well as to invite learners to be agents […]

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Assessment: Additive Rubrics

By Wendy Ward Hoffer / July 19, 2022

An additive rubric is a tool for task design that scaffolds students’ success. Beginning in the first column, we can […]

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Learning through Discourse

By Wendy Ward Hoffer / July 19, 2022

I met a special education teacher who shared a story about a boy with autism who had not spoken a […]

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Thinking Strategies: Readers’ Workshop

By Wendy Ward Hoffer / July 19, 2022

Into the Classroom: Mrs. Blake’s Fifth Grade Readers’ Workshop Mrs. Blake’s students have been fifth graders for seven days. This […]

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Math Workshop

By Wendy Ward Hoffer / July 19, 2022

“When I switched to workshop model instruction, my students’ math achievement leapt up by 50 percent in a matter of […]

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Community in the Classroom

By Wendy Ward Hoffer / July 19, 2022

Trust, shared purpose, interdependence, mutual support, and safety in taking risks are some of the features of an effective community. […]

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What: Plan for Agency and Understanding 

By Wendy Ward Hoffer / July 19, 2022

Believe in the children, fight foolishness, and learn who our children are and the legacies they bring, education expert Lisa […]

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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 […]

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