Show ~ Reflect ~ Develop
Are you an educator dedicated to making a difference in Colorado's students? Do you have a passion for teaching and learning? Then CO ASCD is the right organization for you. We create fresh ideas, fervor, and insight about teaching and learning in Colorado.
Founded in 1965, CO ASCD is one of the oldest affiliates with ASCD. All of our programs and resources are designed to help you advance in your professional career in any capacity within education. As a community of educators throughout the state of Colorado, we seek to promote educational practice that is results orientated and will ensure students reach their full potential.
Colorado ASCD will unite and influence the P-20 educational community to promote excellence for each Colorado learner.
Professional growth, voice and innovation for Colorado educators; advocacy and success for each Colorado learner.
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- CO ASCD inspires passion and augmentation of the abilities of each individual involved with teaching and learning.
- CO ASCD devotes its time and resources to create superior professional development opportunities, support systems, and knowledge bases available to all persons interested in education, leadership, and learning.
Formulate: CO ASCD formulates opportunities that develop innovation through professional growth, your voice, and partnerships.
Ignite: CO ASCD ignites your voice to be heard within the P-20 educational community through innovation and professional growth.
UNITING AND INFLUENCING THE P-20 EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY
We love educators and our educational community! That's why we have developed this section dedicated to thanking those educators in our lives who truly inspire and strive to encourage all of us to achieve our best, no matter our individual goals. Without further ado, a well deserved Thank You to these incredible people:
President CO ASCD
Thank you for your countless dedication to all things.
Nominated by: E. Burnette
ASCD Board Member
Thank you for your wonderful insight and drive.
Nominated by: J. Lewis
Nominations are needed for Giving Thanks: COASCD's Thank You Educator Recognition Segment. Any educator (active/retired) in Colorado can nominate an educator for a CO ASCD thank you. Entries should include the educator’s name, grade level (if applicable) and school/organization (or contact information), as well as the nominator's name, school/organization and grade level (if applicable), email address and phone number. Please include a written description and explanation of why the nominee made/makes a difference in education in Colorado. In addition to a written description and explanation please enclose a thank you sentence to be displayed in the giving thanks section. Nominations can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org Submissions for Giving Thanks are ongoing. Please submit at anytime. Submissions will be posted in the order received.
Discover “Why the United States is the Nation it is Today” by visiting the National Mall via the Internet or in person. Use 21st century technology such as Google Earth and YouTube to travel to historic places with your students and children. * Included is a guiding framework, links to key historic places (starting with the National Mall), online resources, and supplemental reading suggestions.
by Jessica Johnson, Shira Leibowitz and Kathy Perret
In The Coach Approach to School Leadership, Jessica Johnson, Shira Leibowitz, and Kathy Perret address a dilemma faced by many principals: how to function as learning leaders while fulfilling their evaluative and management duties. The answer? Incorporating instructional coaching techniques as an integral part of serious school improvement.
by Suzy Pepper Rollins
Did You Know? When you buy a book from ASCD using our affiliate’s passcode, ASCD donates funds to our affiliate. The same is true if you join ASCD, take an online course, or attend a conference. When you buy something by calling 1.800.933.ASCD or visiting www.ascd.org, just use our affiliate’s passcode, COAFF (Colorado Affiliate) in the space that asks for a promotional code. Or, if you have a print ASCD order form, just write our passcode on it.