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Year 5 Project Highlights

Work during our fifth and final project year continues to focus on providing high-quality technical assistance, building collaborative relationships, and supporting educational agencies to make systemic changes. View these project highlights to learn more about our work: Download the PDF

2024-06-28T12:51:14-04:00June 28th, 2024|Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, News|

Impact Story: Implementing Statewide Systems – Formative Assessment in Missouri

Formative assessment is a planned, ongoing process that elicits and uses evidence of student learning to provide teachers with feedback that they can use to adjust learning strategies, goals, or next instructional steps.1 Research suggests that students who participate in formative assessment perform better on measures of academic

2024-06-26T14:50:01-04:00June 26th, 2024|Impact Stories, Missouri, News, Resources|

Impact Story: Charting Pathways Toward a Strengthened Educator Workforce in Colorado

The Problem Across the United States, vacancies in the educator workforce have drastically increased, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.1 Leading up to the 2021–22 school year, Colorado schools sought to fill 5,729 teaching positions, representing 10.33% of all teaching positions in the state. Of those positions, 1,568 (27.37%)

2024-06-26T14:49:46-04:00June 26th, 2024|Colorado, Impact Stories, News, Resources|

Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship: Using Program Evaluation Planning to Support Continuous Improvement and Scaling

Shane Carter, Director of Teacher Licensure, and Joel Gillaspie, Coordinator of Teacher Licensure at Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) joined Katie Allen and Rich Resendez, Co-Directors of the Region 12 Comprehensive Center (R12CC) on March 5-6, 2024 to share information about the design, implementation, and evaluation of

2024-03-04T11:03:10-05:00March 4th, 2024|Kansas, News, Resources|