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Amie Baca-Oehlert

Amie Baca-Oehlert

Amie Baca-Oehlert is a high school counselor and president of the Colorado Education Association, which represents the voice of 39,000 educators.

COMMENTARY

The state owes schools money. Time to pay up.

By: - March 21, 2022

No matter where we live or what we look like, most of us want our public schools and students to thrive. Given that Colorado‚Äôs public education system is on the brink of crisis, now is the time for the Colorado legislators to put students first and buy down the half a billion dollar IOU that […]

COMMENTARY

Coloradans understand that together we thrive

By: and - November 12, 2021

Coloradans want exceptional public schools, thriving communities and the ability to earn a good living, regardless of where we live or the color of our skin. We know that when we all pitch in together, we can make Colorado a state with world-class schools, affordable health care, and the community services our families need. The […]