This workshop discusses the implications of the ARP Act of 2021 and includes featured examples of states' approaches to strategic planning and use of ESSER funds.
On April 20, 2021, the R12CC hosted a webinar titled “Strengthening the Educator Workforce Pipeline—Free Resources and Supports for Tackling Educator Shortages” in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Education. Education stakeholders from across Colorado were introduced to tools available to support their efforts to better understand and address educator shortages. The one-hour webinar offered
R12CC’s newest and second Colorado project—the Colorado Dropout Prevention Framework Update and Refresh Project—has formally launched. The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) developed the Colorado Dropout Prevention Framework in 2010 featuring methods and strategies to prevent school dropout and increase student re-engagement.1 While Colorado’s dropout rate is at its lowest (1.8%)2 point in a decade,
This past August, in response to the rapidly changing context of delivering education during COVID-19, Region 12 Comprehensive Center launched a monthly forum to engage Kansas school superintendents in conversations about leading change in times of uncertainty. Facilitated by Bryan Goodwin, CEO of McREL International, and Bill Slotnik, CEO of the Community Training and Assistance
This blog post features an infographic that highlights seven foundational best practices for creating effective summer and extended learning opportunities.
by Katie Allen Summer is just around the corner and many schools and communities are working on plans to provide kids with innovative learning opportunities. The U.S. Department of Education’s recent announcement of $81 billion in funds for education provided by the American Rescue Plan provides states and