Saturday, August 28, 2010

Performance and Growing Popularity of Online Schools

KUNC's Grace Hood discusses why online schools remain a popular choice with comments by Scott Groginsky, Senior Policy and K-12 Initiatives Director at Colorado Children's Campaign and Judith Stokes, Assistant Superintendent of Branson Online and president of the Colorado Cyberschools Association.

Monday, August 23, 2010

8.26.10 Next Meeting: 2009-2010 Advisory Committee for Online Learning

The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to serve as a valuable complement to the staff and the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) by offering advice and support on a variety of issues relevant to Online Learning.

Next Meeting: August 26, 2010 1-3 PM

Location: Colorado Association of School Boards, 1200 Grant Street, Denver, CO

Note: Please do not park in the CASB parking lot. Side street parking or paid parking is available nearby.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

2011 Colorado Teacher of the Year

Each year, the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teacher to represent the entire profession in Colorado. The Colorado Teacher of the Year will automatically become Colorado's nominee for the National Teacher of the Year competition sponsored by the ING Foundation, Target and the Council of Chief State School Officers.

The Department of Education is now accepting nominations for the annual Teacher of the Year award. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 10 no later than 4 p.m. To access an application click here and then go to Click Here for Additional Information.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Discussion of online education in Colorado

Mike Clem with Distance Learning Program of DPS interviews Judith Stokes, Asst Superintendent, Branson School District and also president of CCA. Judith talks about Branson School Online which began in 2001 and is one of many online multi-district schools in the state of Colorado. Judith also explores online education with her unique perspective as a parent, teacher, and administrator. 

Discussion of online education in Colorado

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Working Together To Enhance The Cyberschool Experience

In September 2009, Ben DeGrow Policy Analyst, Education Policy Center in Colorado, interviewed Judith Stokes and Lori Cooney on the topic of the cyber school experience in Colorado.

Judith Stokes is president of the Colorado Cyberschool Association (CCA) and Lori Cooney is president of the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families (CCCF). This 15-minute clip talks about our Colorado online schools and how our two organizations partner to enhance the cyber school experience in our state.

Thank you to Ben and the Education Policy Center for making this podcast possible!