In accordance with Article 21 of the Negotiated Agreement, monies are provided for teachers' professional conference attendance thereby providing impetus for improvement in education through an interchange of ideas and an exposure to new developments. (A regional conference is considered to be any conference held in Colorado; a national conference is any conference outside of Colorado.)
All teachers are highly encouraged to apply for funding. Selection of which conference to attend may be done in collaboration with principals, Instructional Leadership Teams, Department Chairs or content area specialists.
The Fall 2016 application for conferences/workshops occurring August 2016 - December 2016 will be available on August 5. The application deadline is Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 3:00 pm. The Spring 2017 application for conferences/workshops occurring January – June 30, 2017 will be available October 3, 2016. The application deadline for conferences occurring during the Spring 2017 semester is October 21, 2016.
Selection of winners is by lottery.
Article 21 Instructions and Application
Please view the webcast for instructions and then click on the instruction and application links below:
- Click Here for Instructions and Application
- Click Here to Download - MS Word Format Application
- Selected Article 21 Recipients
Article 21 Recipients