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Office of Special Education

Welcome to the Office of Special Education

This site/office is a resource to teachers, administrators, and parents of students with exceptional educational needs due to disability, or with some other special need. The Office of Special Education is one of three offices within the Exceptional Student Services Unit (along with the Office of Facility Schools and the Office of Gifted Education).

IDEA Part B Application - Public Review and Comment

The Colorado Department of Education is making available for public review and comment the following proposed document:  (1) The State of Colorado’s Part B Application for grant funding under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for federal fiscal year 2017. Hard copies of the proposed document may be requested by calling Kim Boylan at (303) 866-6690.  Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 pm Monday, May 8, 2017. Send written comments to Kim Boylan, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1100, Denver, CO  80202-5149, by fax to (303) 866-3808, or by email to


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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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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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