eNetColorado’s mission is to provide educators and districts statewide access to high-quality content and resources that support the improvement of student achievement.
eNetColorado is a project of the Centennial Board of Cooperative Services (CBOCES) in partnership with the Colorado BOCES Association. The Fort Morgan School District was the lead LEA/district for the eNetColorado project.
eNetColorado was initiated as a Colorado Department of Education (CDE) grant through the Title ll-D program that provided initial funding to build “21st century tech rich classrooms” with an emphasis on developing professional development and delivery strategies that can support teachers and districts statewide as they implement the new state standards. eNetColorado also supports other statewide initiatives like Race t0 the Top and Teacher Effectiveness.
eNetColorado has built a partnership of 75 participating school districts, 14 BOCES, and over 20 educational and community based organizations. This partnership works together to identify and provide high-quality free and inexpensive resources to districts and teachers by leveraging locally developed content and shared access strategies. This type of partnership providing shared services and resources is particularly essential in the financial challenging times that all school districts face today.
The eNetColorado project received a initial $200,000 award in mid-December 2009, and $499,000 in July 2010. eNetColorado currently sustains its work through various awards, grants, and fees so it can support districts and educators statewide with a special emphasis on small and rural districts.