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Special Service Provider Intern Authorization Requirements


Here's some useful background on requirements for those seeing a special service provider intern authorization:

  • CDE may issue an intern authorization to an applicant who holds at least a bachelor's degree from an accepted institution of higher education and who is enrolled in an approved program of preparation for a special services provider that requires completion of an internship.
  • A person employed under an intern authorization shall work under the supervision of a person who holds a professional special services provider license during employment in a Colorado school district or BOCES. (Rule 4.02)
  • The authorization:
    • Is valid for one year.
    • May only be renewed for an additional year when due to unforeseen circumstances or hardship.