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A. Mission and Vision

Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Mission and Vision

CDE’s mission is to ensure that all students are prepared for success in society, work, and life by providing excellent leadership, service, and support to schools, districts, and communities across the state.

CDE’s vision is for all students in Colorado will become educated and productive citizens capable of succeeding in society, the workforce, and life.

Adult Education Initiatives (AEI) Mission and Vision

AEI’s mission is to empower adult education providers to effectively serve individuals and communities.

AEI’s vision is to  contribute to community success through collaboration that transforms individual lives.

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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