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Partnerships at the School of Education and Human Development

Diversity Endorsement and Community Engagement (DECE)

Associated Faculty: Lucinda Soltero-Gonzalez
External Partners: BUENO Center University of Colorado Boulder, CU Engage, Eagle County Schools, Colorado Department of Education
Focus: Professional Learning
About the Partnership: The project addresses the need to prepare educators to improve instruction for English Learners, including those at-risk or with disabilities, in a high needs rural county school district that includes several dual language schools. The teachers participate in coaching, co-planning, and co-teaching training, with specific emphasis on using the research-based methods of instructional conversations and literature logs to support English learners’ academic achievement and language development.

Scope and Impact

Geographic Focus: Rural
Scale: State
Begin year: 2018
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