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Our monthly e-newsletter includes resources and tools for districts/BOCES and ed prep programs to support educator preparation and development efforts.


Rulemaking Oral Hearings for the Board of Education (May 10, 2018)

9:00 a.m. Rulemaking Hearing:

Rules for Administration of a Statewide System to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Licensed Personnel Employed by School Districts and Boards of Cooperative Services, 1 CCR 301-87
The purpose of the proposed amendments is to align the rules with stakeholder recommendations. Additionally, the rules have been amended to remove any additional content and provisions that have sunset under statutory language.  The proposed rule change is technical in nature as well as a policy change.

10:00 a.m. Rulemaking Hearing:

Rules for the Colorado Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37
The purpose of the proposed amendments is to incorporate recommendations from the field that were collected over the last several years.  The proposed rule change is technical in nature as well as a policy change.

10:45 a.m. Rulemaking Hearing:

Rules for the Administration of Educator Licensure Endorsements, 1 CCR 301-101
The propose of the proposed new rules is to re-organize and streamline the educator licensure rules by separating out the endorsement sections of the rules from the business rules associated with educator preparation and the issuance of licenses and authorizations. New rule and Policy change.

Educator Talent Rule Feedback (March 15 - April 20, 2018)

The Board of Education noticed rulemaking for three Educator Talent rulemaking packages. Those packages include:

Notice of rulemaking for the Rules for the Colorado Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37 to incorporate recommendations from the field that were collected during townhalls and large group meetings that have occurred throughout the last several years. At a high level, amendments to the educator preparation and licensing rules include:

Notice of rulemaking for 1 CCR 301-101 Rules for the Administration of Educator Licensure Endorsements to re-organize and streamline the educator licensure rules by separating out the endorsements sections of the rules from the business rules associated with educator preparation and the issuance of licenses and authorizations.

The rules also contain recommendations from the field that were collected during townhalls and large group meetings that have occurred throughout the last several years. At a high level, amendments to the endorsements rules include:

  • Addition of a middle school math endorsement
  • Addition of school counselor pathways
  • Addition of school nurse pathways

Notice of rulemaking for 1 CCR 301-87 Rules for the Administration of a Statewide System to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Licensed Personnel Employed by School Districts and Boards of Cooperative Services to update the rules to align with stakeholder recommendations.

Colorado Department of Education staff in conjunction with teachers, principals, and district leadership have updated the Teacher Quality Standards based on several years of full implementation of the Colorado Educator Effectiveness System. These rule amendments reflect those recommendations by stakeholders. Most notably, the rules streamline the Teacher Quality Standards. Additionally, the rules have been amended to remove any additional content and provisions that have sunset under statutory language.

Review Rules & Submit Feedback


Teacher Oath

Learn more about the Teacher Oath Requirement (per Senate Bill 17-296)

Helping educators teach English Language Learners

Since early 2017, the Colorado State Board of Education and CDE have been exploring potential professional development pathways to provide flexibility for new and current teachers to better serve students with English language education needs. Learn more about the proposed increase in professional development for all teachers.


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