The Communications Division contributes to accelerated student achievement through effective two-way communication systems. We foster meaningful relationships between the Colorado Department of Education and key audiences. Using purposeful communication, CDE focuses on results and relationships to build an environment of quality, customer service, credibility and trust.
- Academic Standards
Created by Coloradans for Colorado students, the Standards provide a grade-by-grade road map to help ensure students are successful in college, careers and life.
- Fact Sheets and Frequently Asked Questions
These short documents provide a high level understanding on many hot topics around Colorado’s education system.
- Monthly Twitter Chat (#COedchat)
Each month, CDE and the Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) hosts the #COedchat with experts on various education topics. Join the chat on the third Thursday of every month from 4-5 p.m.
- Superintendent and Principal Tools
These tools, including drop-in articles, toolkits and timelines, are aimed at increasing the quality of district-level communications.
- Talking Points for Discussing CMAS at Parent/Teacher Conferences
Parent/teacher conferences are a great opportunity to discuss the new state tests. Teachers should share insights one-on-one with parents about the different types of tests and what to expect in the coming year.
- CDE Update
The latest information on the agency's most significant initiatives.
- The Scoop
Weekly e-newsletter featuring news and announcements.
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- Educator Effectiveness News
Monthly e-newsletter to support districts in the implementation of Colorado’s reform efforts.
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- Assessment News
Monthly e-newsletter to support districts in the implementation of new assessments in Colorado.
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- News Links
Daily list of newspaper, television and online headlines about education news around the state.
To subscribe, email Cami Anthony.
- Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) Requests
For more information, please email Cami Anthony.
- Open Records Policy
The policy specifies how the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) (§ 24-72-201 to 206, C.R.S.) is applied in a uniform and reliable manner.
- Legislative Relations
Learn more about the state’s education policy priorities.