Jane Goff ~ CO State Board of Education ~ 7th CD

   

 Recent News Highlights                                                           

   State Board recognizes Colorado's Teachers
   of the Year

    At its February meeting, the State Board recognized both the 
    2018 and 2019 Colorado Teachers of the Year.

   
The 2018 awardee was Christina Randle, a first-grade teacher
    at Soaring Eagles Elementary in Harrison School District 2.

   The 2019 Teacher of the Year, Meg Cypress, is a fifth-grade 
   teacher from Bradley International School in Denver Public 
   Schools.


State Board upholds Boulder Valley's denial of a charter school application
Feb. 14, 2019
The State Board of Education at its February meeting denied a second appeal by Ascent Classical Academy to establish a charter school in the Boulder Valley District. Ascent Classical Academy Flatirons, seeking to open a charter school in the district, had appealed Boulder Valley’s first denial of its application in fall 2018 to the state board. The state board in November agreed with the charter school and remanded the decision back to Boulder’s school board for reconsideration. 
Read more here.

State Board supports governor's full-day kindergarten plan
The Colorado State Board of Education has approved a resolution supporting Gov. Jared Polis’ proposal to offer free, full-day kindergarten throughout the state. 
The board has long supported early literacy programs to ensure that all students are reading at grade level by the end of third grade.
Read the full resolution

Lessons Learned from Columbine 

"I'm grateful for the opportunity to contribute my reflections on the Columbine tragedy to the Student Safety & Wellness issue of NASBE's publication, the Standard." -- Jane Goff 
Read the full article here.

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 Upcoming Public Meetings                                                      

Guidelines for Public Comment

March 1, 2019 
Colorado Department of Education, 201 E. Colfax, Denver

State Board Monthly Legislative Update
12:00-1:00pm

State Board Work Session-Accountability
1:15-4:15pm

March 13-14, 2019

Colorado Department of Education, 201 E. Colfax, Denver    

Regular Monthly State Board Meeting
9:00am       
                        
Meeting Agenda (Posted approximately one week prior to meeting date.)

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Monthly State Board meetings now on livestream video
View the 2019 meetings here.

2018 State Board Meeting Archives