The 2010 Colorado Legislature passed Senate Bill 10-191
, significantly changing Colorado’s teacher and principal evaluation system which has been in place since 1984.
SB 191 Implementation Support Planning Tool - a web-based application developed by Colorado Legacy Foundation that organizes information regarding the major requirements of the state’s new evaluation law in one place.
Educator Effectiveness Overview (April 2012) CEA presentation describing frameworks, definitions, policies and requirements around the implementation of the educator effectiveness evaluations system of Senate Bill 191.
CEA’s Summary of SB 191 (May 2010) review of the legislation, defining terms in effectiveness and standards, and examining the role of the State Council on Educator Effectivess
State Board Rules (Nov. 2011) - rules for the administration of a statewide system to evaluate the effectiveness of licensed personnel employed by school districts and boards of cooperative services
Transforming Teaching (Dec. 2011) - NEA report on improving educator effectiveness developed by a commission of experienced teachers, including two CEA members
Educator Effectiveness, A Colorado Priority - CDE's official webpage on educator effectiveness features frequently updated content and bi-montly newsletters
Educator Effectiveness Update (January 2012) - CDE newsletter update on educator effectiveness with backgroud (purpose and effects), principles and philosophy of implementation, accomplishments, status and timeline
Licensed Personnel Performance Evaluation Act - text of the current act for the Board of Education to establish guidelines relating to the planning, development, implementation, and assessment of a licensed personnel performance evaluation system
Written Comments Submitted to the State Board Office (July/August 2011) - various comments received by the Colorado State Board of Education as input for the implementation of SB 191
Timeline for Implementation - 2011-15 timeline for implementing regulations and requirements for an educator effectiveness evaluation system
"191 Into Action" with CEA, CASE and CASB - Materials from the education summit, March 5, 2012