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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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Look here for the latest information about licensure and educator preparation programs.

  • 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 ReportRead 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.

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Professional Services & Educator Licensure
6000 E Evans Ave
Building #2, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222
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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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