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Developing talented educators

Colorado is committed to attracting the best and brightest to teach our students and to lead our schools.

Jobs for Teachers

The state’s Jobs for Teachers site connects educators with school districts seeking qualified candidates. Educators can search school districts across Colorado for job openings. Districts can post their job openings to expand their candidate pool.

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Assistance for future teachers

The federal TEACH Grant Program provides up to $4,000 per year to undergraduate, post-baccalaureate or graduate students who intend to teach in public or private elementary or secondary schools that serve students from low-income families.

The Quality Teacher Recruitment Grant Program funds activites designed to recruit, slect, place, train and retain highly qualified teachers to teach in Colorado public schools and districts. 

Assistance for school districts

The Colorado Department of Education provides funds to districts to attract, recruit and retain effective educators through Title IIA of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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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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See also: Licensing Hours

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