This five-page summary highlights findings from the full evaluation report of The Colorado Trust's seven-year Senior Wellness effort in which seniors across the state addressed issues of well-being through community collaboratives.
A compilation of evaluation question sets that can be administered in after-school programs to assess program quality and the following positive youth development outcomes: academic success, arts and recreation, community involvement, cultural competency, life skills, positive life choices, positive core values and sense of self. (This toolkit is in the public domain and anyone can use it without specific permission from The Colorado Trust.)
This Spanish publication for Mexican immigrant parents highlights the differences and similarities between schools in Mexico and Colorado, and provides suggestions to parents on how to become more involved in their children's education. Esta publicación española de padres inmigrantes mexicanos destaca las diferencias y similitudes entre las escuelas en México y Colorado, y ofrece sugerencias a los padres sobre cómo participar más en la educación de sus hijos.
Aims to help teachers understand how to recognize the strengths that Mexican immigrant families have to offer and how to engage parents in the classroom to help improve the academic achievement of their children. (Also available as a template, adaptable to other ethnicities.)
Provides information about the education system at the school, district, state and federal levels; parental rights and responsibilities; parent expectations; effective parent engagement in schools and how parents can support their children's learning at home. (Also available as a template, adaptable to other ethnicities.)
A template designed to help teachers recognize the strengths that immigrant families offer and how to engage parents in the classroom to help improve the academic achievement of their children.
This template is designed to help immigrant parents understand the education system in Colorado, and how it differs from their country, so they can become full partners in their children's education.
Highlights the major components of initiative-based grantmaking: identifying needs, crafting solutions and evaluating effectiveness.
Overview of what is needed to help immigrants integrate into their new communities, including cross-cutting strategies for advancing immigrant integration.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.