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Colorado General Assembly updates the 2012 READ Act to ensure children learn to read by third grade.

All Teachers who provide literacy instruction to students in grades K-3 must fulfill the READ Act teacher training requirements.

*Unlicensed teachers follow separate procedures outlined below.

All K-3 teachers who provide reading instruction must complete training by August 1, 2022.

Teachers should submit proof of complete training in COOL by August 15, 2022.

Requirements for Districts:

Communicate with teachers to ensure they complete training. Districts can monitor progress in COOL.

Scenario 1

Teacher submits proof through COOL. Then, District submits information to Data Pipeline. In November districts will receive 2022 READ Act funding.

Scenario 2

Teacher did not submit proof through COOL. Districts collets information from teacher and submits to CDE. CDE verifies and processes information. READ Act funding may delayed through this scenario.