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Alternative Teacher or Principal Program

Program Requirements

  1. Background Check - Submit fingerprints to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation

  2.  Meet professional competence in a state-approved endorsement area for alternative licensure

3. Obtain employment that matches the endorsement area in #2 above

4. Select or be selected by a state-approved designated agency for alternative preparation.

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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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