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Educator Talent Rules Feedback

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Overview

CDE is currently seeking public comment on revisions to the Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37. This rulemaking process has been initiated as a result of legislation stemming from the 2020 legislative cycle, and includes rules related to HB20-1128, HB20-1312, and SB20-158.

These rule amendments are intended to:

  • Update professional development requirements for renewal of professional educator licenses.
  • Refine terminology to align with recent legislation.
  • Update the Adult Basic Education certification to align with Colorado Community College standards.

Additionally, this rulemaking process includes a proposed amendment to Rule 10.01 and a proposed new Rule 10.06. The proposed amendment to Rule 10.01 would update the standards for "professional incompetence" under C.R.S. § 22-60.5-107(4). The proposed new Rule 10.06 would require educators to notify the department if they file a petition to seal criminal records, to align with § 24-72-703.

For detailed information supporting this item, please see the following items in Board Docs:

  • Memo detailing re-noticing of the Rules
  • Clean version of the Rules
  • Red-lined version of the Rules with notated changes
  • Crosswalk for these rules with statute

How to Submit Feedback

  1. Complete the form below by Friday, March 5, 2021.
  2. As an alternative, you or members of your staff may attend the rulemaking hearings during the State Board of Education meetings in March 2021 to provide oral testimony. View Board meeting agendas.
  3. You may also provide written comment to the rules via state.board@cde.state.co.us through March 10, 2021.

For additional information, please see the Educator Talent – Policy Update page.