Welcome to Professional Services and Educator Licensing
The Professional Services and Educator Licensing Office is a resource for questions and information about educator preparation, alternative educator preparation, educator licensing and educator backgrounds, fingerprints and enforcement. We look forward to serving you and we thank you for being an educator in Colorado!
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- Designated Agencies for Alternative Educator Preparation
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Look here for the latest information about licensure and educator preparation programs.
- Walk-in Computer Access: Unfortunately, as of 4/8/15, our walk-in applicant computer is not available for use. The computer station is undergoing technical repairs. We apologize for the inconvenience and encourage you to contact customer service by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-866-6628 for futher support.
- Thank You Educator Website Redesign Team: Much thanks goes out to our statewide educator team who helped with our website update. We appreciate your thinking, insights and your time. Thank you!
- Minority Recruitment and Retention Report: Read a study and executive summary of minority teacher recruitment and identified strategies to increase and improve the recruitment, preparation, development and retention of high-quality minority teachers.
- Licensing Statute, Rule & Content Assessment Alignment: The office is engaging in a process to solicit feedback and recommendations relating to the alignment of Colorado educator licensing rules and educator licensing content knowledge tests with current initiatives, state statue and best practices. Get involved.