Streamline to Mastery
Principal Investigator: Valerie Otero
The Streamline to Mastery program is an experiential professional development program with a design that is based on the structure of the Colorado Learning Assistant program. The idea is that teachers build expertise, mastery, and agency by participating in building a professional development program for themselves and for other teachers...
Student and Community Outreach for Renter Efficiency (SCORE)
The Student and Community Outreach for Renter Efficiency ($CORE) is a program that gives student renters the tools and knowledge to reduce their resource use inside their home. Two trained student assessors visit the renter's home and bring with them many items that they directly install such as CFL light bulbs, low-flow showerheads, sink aerators, weather stripping for doors and windows and insulation for hot water pipes...
Student Science for the Northeast Denver Community
The primary goal of this collaboration is to engage Denver School of Science and Technology Cole High School students in meaningful community-centered scientific and engineering investigations. The students will use their inquiry skills to help their community understand and reduce the noise and air quality impacts of the proposed I-70 East construction project...
Student Worker Alliance Program (SWAP)
Providing a cost-free opportunity for both students and university service workers, SWAP currently offers over 80 one to one English as a Second Language (ESL) classes each semester. This is accomplished through providing an intensive training to students who are interested in volunteering to instruct ESL courses. Using the Intercambio de Communidades standardized curriculum, SWAP offers volunteers four hours of intensive ESL instructor training that includes specific grammar instruction as well as a cultural element...
Students for Education, Medicine & Service (SEMS)
Students for Education, Medicine, & Services (SEMS), previously Student Emergency Medical Services, is a student group that was formed in 2004 in response to the death of a local fraternity pledge member to help provide education on alcohol-related issues and train students and others how to identify and respond to emergency situations.
SEMS trains people in the lifesaving skills necessary to respond in medical emergencies...
Summer Camps with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival
Each summer, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival invites kids ages 6-18 to CU Boulder’s campus to study Shakespeare with CSF professionals. Working in small groups, these students learn about Shakespeare by rehearsing, staging, and performing a shortened play on the Outdoor Mary Rippon Stage (Sprites perform in the indoor Loft Theatre). Camp Shakespeare and Shakespeare's Sprites are a fabulous way for kids and teens to explore theater and Shakespeare in a creative and supportive environment...
Summer Music Academy
The Summer Music Academy at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music is an exciting opportunity for high school and middle school musicians from Colorado and around the country to receive world-class music instruction in a one-week summer session.
High School Band, Strings, Piano - June 17-22, 2018
Middle School Band and Strings - June 24-29, 2018
Jazz (Graduates of 8-12) and Middle School Choir - July 8-13, 2018
Advance registration is required...
Supporting Aurora's Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
This is a research partnership between CU Engage Research Hub and local groups RISE Colorado, Young Aspiring Americans for Social & Political Activism, the African Leadership Group, and Aurora Public School (APS) District to explore how the unique needs of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students can best be met. This study aims to build capacity for the schools and district working with CLD students, create a space of knowledge and engagement that can lead to greater community participation and local accountability, as well as develop a sustainable, research-practice partnership that can be beneficial to the educational success of culturally and linguistically diverse students, APS teachers and schools...
Sustainable Practices Program
The Sustainable Practices Program is a practical skills-based training program in Sustainability offered by the award-winning CU-Boulder Environmental Center. Learn what it takes to launch or manage a sustainability program for an organization. Get the skills you need to stand out from the crowd without pursuing a full degree.
Our program offers two professional non-credit, non-academic certificates in Business Sustainability Management and Community Sustainability Management in a 100% online format taught by regionally and nationally known sustainability professionals with years of experience to offer...
Sutherland Bipolar Center
The Sutherland Bipolar Center provides low-cost evaluation and treatment services to people with bipolar disorders ("manic depressive illness") who can not afford services elsewhere. We provide diagnostic evaluations, treatment recommendations, psychotherapy (individual, family and group), a limited amount of on-going medication management, and an educational seminar series...
Tactile Picture Books: 50 Books Project
A picture is worth 1,000 words...but what if you couldn't see it? Tactile Picture Books is a team of academic researchers (professor and students) across multiple departments in the University of Colorado Boulder that research and build technology to create 3D printed tactile picture books for children with visual impairment.
In this outreach project, we aim to reach 50 families across the world...
TeachEngineering Digital Library Collection
Free engineering lessons and activities for teaching K-12 science and math are just a click away. The TeachEngineering digital library is a searchable, educational standards-based repository of high-quality, classroom-tested curricula for use by teachers and engineering faculty to teach engineering in K-12 settings.
Available free online, the collection contains more than 1,500 lessons and hands-on activities on science, math, engineering and technology topics, with more being added all the time...
Teachers of Color and their Allies (ToCA)
In 2004, CU Boulder's School of Education in collaboration with four partner school districts created the Teachers of Color and Allies Summit (TOCAS). This is an annual, one-day event that brings together practicing educators of color (teachers, administrators, staff developers, counselors) and teacher education students of Color and their allies to provide collegial support, opportunities for networking, mentoring, and sharing insights into best practices in education...
Teaching East Asia
The Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) offers a wide range of educational and professional development programming for K-12 schools, educators, and students, both statewide and nationally. TEA's work is supported by private foundation and federal funding. TEA has been affiliated with CU-Boulder's Center for Asian Studies since 2001.
TEA's mission is to enhance and expand teaching and learning about East Asia in U...
Teaching Evolution Outreach
We have three goals for our Teaching Evolution For Outreach Educators and Teachers
1) bring educators from the community together with scientists and students at CU for broadening the education community and providing an opportunity for sharing experiences, learning goals, and effective curriculum;
2) training educators to use vetted and effective learning plans that focus on evolution as a unifying principle for biology education; and
3) providing educators with materials for implementing learning activities in their classrooms...
Teaching NPS Interpretive Staff the Geology of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
Presented as an educational experience for National Park Service Rangers, this project introduces interpretive staff to geologic principles and the tectonic history of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. The primary goal is to train rangers so they can transfer concepts in Earth Science to park visitors during interactive activities. Components of the project include presentations of park geology to interpretive staff, leading rangers on field trips into areas of public interest, and creation of large-scale maps for use in visitor centers...
The Integrated Teaching and Learning Program's TEAMS initiative (Tomorrow's Engineers... creAte. iMagine. Succeed.) offers academic year (in-class and afterschool) and summer engineering instruction to elementary, middle and high schools in Longmont, Lafayette and Denver that serve diverse populations. Their goal: to improve science and math literacy, and increase the number of high school students prepared to choose an engineering and/or technology college path...
Tribal Citizen Science with the Mandan Hidatsa Arikara Nation
The Mandan Hidatsa Arikara (MHA) Nation is a Native American community located on the Fort Berthold Reservation in the middle of the Bakken Shale formation where there is heavy oil and gas development. They are concerned about risks of damage to environment and health.
A primary goal is for this to be a reciprocal, community-driven research project...
Tribal Outreach Projects: Human Rights and Economic Development
The "American Indian Law Clinic Tribal Outreach Projects: Yankton and Spokane" serve to provide free, pro bono legal services to two needy tribal communities, while giving students the opportunity to meaningfully interface with community members and leaders and have access and exposure to the real-life environment where Indian law issues have an impact...
The University Libraries at CU Boulder maintain a vast collection of academic resources and provide engaging learning experiences and seamless services that empower people to discover and integrate reliable information in new ways. Explore all the Libraries offer, from drop-in and online research help, workshops and personal consultations to collaborative and independent study spaces at any of our five locations on campus: Norlin, Gemmill, Music, Business and the Earth Sciences & Map Library...