Colorado is leading the way in Open Educational Resources (OER) adoption, which has been shown to foster innovation, reduce costs and boost student success.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely available online teaching and learning materials accessible to students, instructors and self-learners. Contained in digital media collections from around the world, including full courses, lectures, quizzes, classroom activities, pedagogical materials and many other assets.
2022 OER Grant Request for Proposals
2022-23 Colorado Open Education Resources Council
In the 2017 session, the Colorado legislature passed and the Governor signed Senate Bill 17-258, which creates the Open Educational Resources Council. This statewide body is charged to develop a plan for resources to benefit college and K-12 students throughout Colorado.
Name Institution Jaimie Henthorn, Chair University of Colorado System firstname.lastname@example.org Jen Mayer, Vice Chair University of Northern Colorado
Katherine Brown Colorado State University Pueblo
Sam Collier Student Representative, CU Boulder email@example.com Brittany Dudek Colorado Community College System Brittany.Dudek@cccs.edu Jonathan Dyhr MSU Denver firstname.lastname@example.org Sherry Jones Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design email@example.com Michael Levine-Clark University of Denver firstname.lastname@example.org Mark Manzanares Adams State University email@example.com Nicolas Pares Front Range Community College
Leslie Reynolds University of Colorado Boulder
Nicholas Swails Colorado Northwestern Community College Nicholas.Swails@cncc.edu Jacqueline Tomrdle Pikes Peak Community College firstname.lastname@example.org Youngmin Kim Colorado Mesa University email@example.com State Designees Charissa Brammer Colorado State Library firstname.lastname@example.org Renee Martinez Colorado Department of Education Martinez_R@cde.state.co.us Chealsye Bowley Colorado Department of Higher Education email@example.com
- 2022-23 OER Council Meeting Schedule
OER Council meetings are typically held on the second Friday of the month from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Zoom. Council meetings are open to the public and can be joined with the following link: https://highered-colorado-gov.zoom.us/j/84779664385?pwd=eXdVbTByVUk2NGJ3L3Mrd1JWVndxUT09
The schedule for 2022 remaining OER Council meetings are Friday September 9, October 14, November 4, and December 9.
- 2017 OER Council Meeting Schedule
Meeting times are determined by the OER Council and meetings are held from 1-3 p.m. at the CDHE office, 1560 Broadway. Remote access for telecommuters is available.
June 29, 2017
Aug. 3, 2017 Sept. 22, 2017 Oct. 13 Oct. 25