Professional Association of Colorado Educators

  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 18:24:23 +0000: Weekly News Round-Up for August 10th - PACE Blog

    Each week, PACE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, North Carolina’s licensure exams are both too hard and too easy, another ruling in favor of transgender students, a new look for Google Classroom and more!

  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 20:30:40 +0000: Changes Coming to Google Classroom - PACE Blog

    Just in time for the new school year, Google’s rolling out a host of improvements and additions to its Google Classroom software. Cumulatively, the changes are a major redesign to the software that has become so ubiquitous in many schools that it even allowed one South Carolina school district to put an end to snow days.

  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 19:43:38 +0000: Back-to-School Advice for Teachers by Teachers - PACE Blog

    Sharing professional advice and commentary via social media can sometimes be a tricky area for educators. On one hand, connecting with other teachers is necessary for professional growth. On the other hand, it’s easy for a group of teachers to fall into “teacher lounge syndrome” and begin to gripe instead of grow.


    A recent thread on Reddit definitely falls into the former category. In it, the educators all shared their best advice for going back to school this year. You can check out some of the advice that we liked below:

  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 18:28:32 +0000: Weekly News Round-Up for August 3rd - PACE Blog

    Each week, PACE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, a school district abolishes snow days, a new CTE law, and Kentucky’s largest school districts fights to stay independent.

  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 20:53:37 +0000: Important Questions to Ask Your Students - PACE Blog

    This was originally posted on Edutopia.com on July 30, 2018


    Resilience and motivation come from having a sense of purpose, believing you have value to others, and engaging in acts of service that confirm that value. When these point in a positive direction, children gain momentum and positive accomplishment; when they don’t, we see downward spirals and increasing distance from college, career, community, and life success.

Colorado Parent Teacher Association

  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 18:34:45 +0000: ParentsforHealthyKids.org - Colorado PTA
    National PTA and Action for Healthy kids have launched Parents for Healthy Kids, a website just for parents and school groups to find resources, funding and training opportunities, and inspiration on ways to make your school a healthier place.
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 22:28:32 +0000: Saturday, April 14, 2018, 8:30 am-12:00 pm. Parents for Healthy Kids Workshop – Creating Healthy Schools in District 51: What Parents Need to Know - Colorado PTA
    Bookcliff Middle School, 540 29 ¼ Road, Grand Junction, CO. Join Colorado PTA, Mesa County Valley School District 51, and Action for Healthy Kids to learn how parents and families can work together with school leaders, district staff and community partners to create a healthy school food and physical activity culture. Learn how District 51 […]
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 22:12:41 +0000: Monday, April 30, 2018, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm. | Parents for Healthy Kids Workshop – Good Eats: Healthy School Meals. - Colorado PTA
    Lowry Conference Center, 1061 Akron Way, Denver, CO. Join Colorado PTA, Action for Healthy Kids, and LiveWell Colorado to learn how school meal programs work and how parents can provide support and meaningful collaboration to create healthier school meals that kids want to eat. Participate in a taste test and equipment demo from LiveWell’s School Food […]
  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:38:06 +0000: Join Thompson Council PTA and Thompson School District Healthy Schools Team for a Health & Wellness Workshop! - Colorado PTA
    Join Thompson Council PTA and Thompson School District Healthy Schools Team on September 26, 2017, for an opportunity to learn about district resources around nutrition and wellness, as well as time to network with parent leaders who are implementing successful strategies in their schools. The workshop will be held at Thompson School District Administration Building, 6 […]
  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:36:22 +0000: 2017 Parent Workshops: Creating Healthy Schools - Colorado PTA
    “Creating Healthy Schools: What Parents Need to Know. How To Help Students Eat Better and Move More.”  Sept. 19, 20, 21! Workshops offered at no cost by Colorado PTA in partnership with Action for Healthy Kids, Wellness Training Specialists, and LiveWell Colorado for all interested parents and caregivers. Complimentary networking luncheon included. Spanish interpretation available […]

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