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Master Teacher Certificate

Issuance of a Master Teacher Certificate shall extend the validity of the Professional Teacher License from five years to seven years.

A Master Teacher Certificate may be issued to an applicant who has met the following requirements:

  • Holds a valid Colorado Professional Teacher License.
  • Has demonstrated advanced teaching competencies or expertise through the attainment of National Board for Professional Teaching Standard Certification.



For additional information regarding National Board Certification:

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards


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