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Adult Education Initiatives

About Us

CDE's Adult Education Initiatives Office (AEI) administers the federally-funded and state-funded adult education grant programs in Colorado. These programs are authorized by the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) under Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the Adult Education and Literacy Act of 2014 (AELA).

  • Adult basic education services for Colorado adults and their families
  • Resources and requirements for AEFLA-funded program management
  • Resources and requirements for Adult Workforce Partnerships

Updates and Announcements

Website Redesign Notice

In an effort to provide better support and service to our users, the Office of Adult Education Initiatives has launched a redesign of the website. Please note that navigation bars, bookmarks and hyperlinks may have changed. Our goal is to have a redesign that is more intuitive and user-friendly. For any questions, broken links, or incomplete information found on the website, please contact the AEI Web Coordinator at Thank you for your patience and assistance with this website transition.


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Contact Us

Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

Educator Licensing 

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