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CO ASCD Membership

Why Join CO ASCD?

We Formulate: CO ASCD formulates opportunities that develop innovation through professional growth, your voice, and partnerships.

We Ignite: CO ASCD ignites your voice to be heard within the P-20 educational community through innovation and professional growth. 

We Amplify:  CO ASCD amplifies you to enlarge your educator toolbox   through your stories and community of peers. 

We Curate: CO ASCD curates resources that illustrate classroom scenes of effective, P-20 research-based teaching practices in every subject to help you bring school improvement ideas and strategies to life. 

We Propel: CO ASCD propels you to spur your professional journey through relationships with P-20 educators reinforced by your voice. 

We Connect: CO ASCD connects your voice with the entire community of P-20 educators in Colorado and around the world. 

Annual Membership Benefits







Your CO ASCD at Work email:

Monthly Member updates (12 issues)  

CO ASCD’s Quarterly e-Newsletter:  (4 issues)

Access to CO ASCD’s Blog and Point/Counterpoint Columns from Leading Educators in the Field

Access to Framework 2021: A P-20 Vision for Teaching & Leading in Colorado

CO ASCD’s Who’s Who e-Network

Member Discounts for Institutes and Conferences

Gale – Cengage Trial Access

My Teach Source  - 3 Month Subscription

Nominate an Educator Savings

Author & Blog Promotion Savings

Premium Event


Your CO ASCD at Work email: The official monthly member email of CO ASCD that keeps you up-to-date CO ASCD is doing for you each month. It includes highlights of the month, events and other happenings around the state, and gives voice to your thoughts and ideas about how education should move forward.  (12 issues)

CO ASCD’s Quarterly e-Newsletter: The official member newsletter of CO ASCD that focuses on trends in PK–20 education, instructional and leadership practices, and new research that addresses learning and teaching. (4 issues)

CO ASCD’s Who’s Who e-Network: CO ASCD’s Who’s Who e-Network is a reference publication containing information about members including contact information, position, associations, and a brief bio.

Membership Prices for CO ASCD Institutes and Conferences: Save up to 10% on the best professional development on learning, teaching, innovation, and other topics at conferences, institutes, and premier events.

Access to CO ASCD’s Blog and Point/Counterpoint Columns from Leading Educators in the Field: CO ASCD’s Blog  and Point/Counterpoint columns include multiple viewpoints in education from ASCD Headquarters, CO ASCD members and partners, as well as leading educators from around the world.

Author & Blog Promotion Savings: Save up to 25% on advertising your published works and your blog. Contact

Access to Framework 2021: A P-20 Vision for Teaching & Leading: Framework 2021 is designed to assist teachers in engaging students in real world applications of the state's benchmarks for knowledge and skills, including applications that accommodate culturally diverse contexts. Framework 2021 provides teachers with a coordinated matrix of instructional approaches, including play-based learning, inquiry-based learning. The framework helps teachers create learning experiences that prepare students for the world in which they will work and contribute in the future and is designed to strengthen the vertical alignment of teaching and learning skills from preschool to higher education. The framework provides a coherent and cohesive set of learning experiences and foster positive attitudes toward teaching and learning across the education system.

Gale Trial Access: CO ASCD has partnered with Gale to provide Colorado educators temporary access to the Gale Virtual Reference Library, an award winning eBook platform.

My TeachSource -3 Month Subscription: This go to anywhere, anytime tool for K-12 teachers is a professional learning platform that has curated topic packs added and archived bi-weekly featuring more than 700 teacher-driven articles, videos, checklists, rubrics, reproducibles, and other resources to use in the classroom.

COASCD's Thank You Educator Recognition Segment: Discounts on Educator Giving Thanks: Up to 10% savings when any educator (active/retired) in Colorado nominates an educator for a CO ASCD thank you. A written description and explanation of why the nominee makes a difference in education in Colorado is posted for 30 days. Submissions for Giving Thanks are ongoing and can be submitted at anytime. Submissions are posted in the order received.

Premium Event: CO ASCD’s Premium Event provides the opportunity to collaborate, explore, and network with other leaders in Colorado. The Premium Event unites Colorado educators as leaders in the profession and in their roles within the educational community.

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We love educators and our educational community!  That's why we have developed this section dedicated to thanking those educators in our lives who truly inspire and strive to encourage all of us to achieve our best, no matter our individual goals.  Without further ado, a well deserved Thank You to these incredible people:

Jill Lewis

President CO ASCD

Thank you for your countless dedication to all things.

Nominated by: E. Burnette

Amy Morgan

makes a difference in education in Colorado

Amy Morgan has been teaching at Discovery Canyon Campus since 2007. She has become one of the elementary schools most respected and admired teachers by both colleagues and families alike. Her dedication to both her students and her profession is apparent every day through her relationships, thoughtfulness, and community involvement. Mrs. Morgan has had a personal impact on more than 400 students through both her classroom instruction and the various clubs and extra curricular activities she has advised. I would like to thank Amy Morgan for sharing her time, talents and passions with me throughout the years.

“Thank you for investing your time, sharing your talents, and making a difference.”

Nominated by Autumn Cave-Crosby

Ceri Dean

ASCD Board Member

Thank you for your wonderful insight and drive.

Nominated by: J. Lewis

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who made/makes a difference in education in Colorado

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Nominations are needed for Giving Thanks: COASCD's Thank You Educator Recognition Segment. Any educator (active/retired) in Colorado can nominate an educator for a CO ASCD thank you. Entries should include the educator’s name, grade level (if applicable) and school/organization (or contact information), as well as the nominator's name, school/organization and grade level (if applicable), email address and phone number. Please include a written description and explanation of why the nominee made/makes a difference in education in Colorado. In addition to a written description and explanation please enclose a thank you sentence to be displayed in the giving thanks section. Nominations can be submitted by email to Submissions for Giving Thanks are ongoing. Please submit at anytime. Submissions will be posted in the order received.

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