According to the Colorado Department of Education, the number of English learners in Colorado grew by 38%, now numbering approximately 126,000. Colorado has the sixth highest numbers of English learners in the country. In the spirit of equal access to quality education, new requirements have been added in order for new and existing educators to gain and renew licenses in Colorado, and better support the state’s language learners.
As teachers, it can be easy to ignore our own needs. We are in a helping profession; and for many of us, we're here because we want to - well - help. That often translates into giving, giving, giving until we are absolutely fatigued and can't do it anymore.
This spring SEED is proud to offer six courses which vary in content and format. In this semester-long Teacher Learning Community (TLC) offering from SEED @ NWBOCES, participants will learn practical strategies for empowering all students and supporting them to build a sense of agency as a learner.