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Ascend IEP

About Ascend IEP

Ascend Colorado is the new, customized Individualized Education Program (IEP) system developed by AnLar, LLC in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Education. This new system is designed to support implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Ascend will be used statewide by teams of educators, service providers and families to develop and implement Individualized Educational Programs.  Ascend Colorado is live and available to all Administrative Units AUs of July 1, 2021. Please visit the Colorado Ascend website for more information.

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Ascend Colorado Project Website - The project website contains information related to Ascend Colorado including: frequent announcements and updates on the system, an FAQ page, meet the team building the system, and more information about AnLar. 

If you are a current user of the state-sponsored IEP system, Ascend, and have system questions (Help Desk tickets) please go to, or call 303-265-7011. If you have a question about state reporting, please contact Orla Bolger at


For more information, contact Kerry Whitmore, 303‐866‐6604.