Site Index | CDE Offices | Staff Directory

 

* * CDE will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. * *

Requirements for a Colorado Initial Principal License

An Initial Principal License may be issued to an applicant who:

  • Holds a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accepted, regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Has completed an approved principal preparation program at an accepted institution of higher education or an approved alternative principal program.
  • Provides documented evidence of three or more years of full-time successful experience working as a licensed or certificated professional in a public or non-public elementary or secondary school in the United States.
  • Has achieved a passing score on the PLACE Principal content exam (#80).

 

Exam Information

Fingerprint Information


 

For technical problems with this page please contact the Web Content Coordinator.

Quick Links

 

Contact Us

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

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