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Direct Certification Training

Online Training Information 2015-2016

  • The 2015-2016 training is available!
    • You must register for the training here through the online claim system.
    • After registering, the link to the training will be displayed on the confirmation page. Please print this page for your reference.
  • Don't forget to submit your training results and the 15-16 Direct Cert Agreement to Jennifer Otey at or 303-866-6133.
  • After results are received, a certificate will be emailed to the participant within one week.

Regional Training Information 2015-2016


The Direct Certification Training  will provide an overview of the Direct Certification process, including best practices, steps to complete the process, and information on the system


  • Continue to maintain a successful Direct Certification match rate in Colorado, through emphasizing best practices and touching upon helpful hints


Training Details

  • Training times:  8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., unless otherwise noted
  • Who should attend: Direct Certification users only (up to two per SFA); each SFA was advised individually whether they have to complete the training
  • What you should bring:  A pen
    • Computers will be available at the Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, and Alamosa trainings
    • Attendees need to bring computers to the Durango training
      • Email Jennifer Otey  or call 303-866-6450 if you will need to borrow a computer at this location; otherwise, please bring a PC (not Mac) computer
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs):  4 CEUs
  • Please register for the training

Remaining Regional Training Date and Location

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015: 

(NOTE:  1 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.)

Durango School District

Computer Lab

201 E. 12th Street

Durango, CO  81301

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015:

Alamosa School District

Alamosa Elementary School, 3-5 Building

1707 W 10th Street

Alamosa, CO  81101


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