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State Educator Shortage Town Hall Meeting - UCCS

In an effort to address the current educator shortage across Colorado, the Colorado Department of Higher Education, the Colorado Department of Education and the UCCS College of Education will host a town hall meeting on the UCCS campus on Monday, August 7 from 3-4:30 pm in the Centennial Hall Auditorium. Educators, students, parents, community members and interested members of the public are encouraged to share their experiences and ideas for recruiting and retaining educators.
The town hall meetings are part of an extended outreach effort that will meet with groups throughout the state to develop an action plan and recommendation to the shortage. Legislation signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper in May requires DHE and CDE to develop a collaborative action plan that will outline the necessary steps to resolve our state’s educator shortage. This meeting is one of 11 town hall meetings that have been scheduled around the state for the summer. For those unable to attend, participation through an on-line survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q8ZZL8K is strongly encouraged. For the full list of State Town Hall meetings, go to: http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/TeacherEd/Educator-Shortage-Action-Plan.html

Monday, August 7, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
This is a past event.

Centennial Hall, Auditorium
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Event Type

Community Events


Colleges & Schools, College of Education

Target Audience





free, no tickets needed



Event Contact

UCCS College of Education 719-255-4996

Event Contact Email



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Theresa Y. Newsom

Theresa Y. Newsom left a positive review 8/6/2017

Hearing ideas from attendees was informative and showed a consensus that educators share the concern that CDE has., A follow-up email with concrete action plan would be great.