We envision a day when all of Colorado’s students graduate high school fully prepared for whatever comes next – whether it be additional education, technical training, or the workforce. To help make this goal a reality, the state has adopted higher standards and better tests. Together, they give teachers and parents a clearer picture of how students are doing and whether or not they are on track to succeed.
Mike Bowlby testimony on SB-61
Senate Education Committee
February 7, 2017
Thank you Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, my name is Michael Bowlby and I am testifying today representing the business community as a member of Colorado Succeeds and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.
I work as the Senior Vice President for Great Western Bank. My organization has more than 1,500 employees in nine states focusing on business and
Thursday, April 7, 2016 – Denver, Colorado – A bipartisan coalition of legislators and a broad cross-section of stakeholders today called on the Colorado General Assembly to establish equity for the state’s 108,000 public charter school students.
By Shannon Nicholas Katy Anthes became Colorado’s Commissioner of Education in December 2016, after serving as interim commissioner for several months. Her appointment was a welcomed sign of stability after a series of leadership transitions and staff turnover within the department.