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Grading the Teachers: A Look at Colorado's Educator Effectiveness Law

`Grading the Teachers' is topic for April 8-10 Jeffco LWV meetings.

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County will focus on how Jeffco teachers are currently evaluated during its six unit meetings April 8-10. The League will present a summary of the 2010 law regarding teacher evaluation, its implementation, and current legislation and lawsuits surrounding it. Discussion will also cover Colorado's model plan for teachers and principals and how it is being implemented in Jefferson County.

A current bill in the Colorado Legislature seeks to delay the model plan rollout statewide and Denver lawsuit regarding "mutual consent hiring." A recent series of Denver Post newspaper articles served as a basis for this program. The Every Member Material can be found here.

The meetings, all open to the public, include:

Tuesday, April 8
9:15 a.m.
Highland Rescue Team Ambulance Service, 317 S. Lookout Mountain Road, Golden 80401
Call 303-526-7446 for information.

Tuesday, April 8
9:15 a.m.
St. Philip Lutheran Church, 7531 S. Kendall Blvd.,Littleton 80128
Call 303-979-0906 for information.

Tuesday, April 8
1 p.m.
Sportline, 6543 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada 80003
Call 720-898-0821 for information.

Wednesday, April 9
9:15 a.m.
Westland Meridian, 10695 W. 17th Ave., Lakewood 80215
Call 303-988-6019 for information.

Wednesday, April 9
6 p.m. (Brown Bag Dinner Meeting)
League office, 1425 Brentwood, Suite 7, Lakewood 80214
Call 303-239-0981 for information.

Thursday, April 10
9:15 a.m.
Cason Howell House, 1575 Kipling St Lakewood 80215
Call 303-985-5128 for information.

Register Now for Annual Business Meeting!

LWV Jeffco Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon will be held
on Tuesday, April 22nd at 10:15am - 2:30pm.

The meeting will take place at the Expectations Restaurant at Warren TECH High School.

The after lunch guest speaker will be Floyd Ciruli, pollster and political analyst. He will be presenting "2014: Colorado Still in the Spotlight".

Tickets are $25 per person for the luncheon and speaker.
Purchase tickets through the League Office by the deadline of Friday, April 11th.
Please send your check payable to LWV JEFFCO to 1425 Brentwood Suite 7, Lakewood CO 80214
Please denote your lunch choice: Chicken, Salmon or Vegetarian. (Note any diet restrictions.)

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