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Direct Certification Training

Online Training Information 2015-2016 Coming Soon!

  • See bottom of page for 2014-2015 online training information

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 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 La Junta, Lakewood, Rifle, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, and Alamosa trainings
    • Some computers will be available at the Limon, Fort Morgan and Durango trainings
      • Email Jennifer Otey  or call 303-866-6450 if you will need to borrow a computer at these locations; otherwise, please bring a PC (not Mac) computer
  • Continuing EducationUnits (CDEs):  to be determined
  • Please register for the training

Regional Training Dates and Locations

Friday, May 15, 2015:

Otero Junior College Student Center

Conference Room 120

2001 San Juan Avenue

La Junta, CO 81050


Wednesday, May 20, 2015:

**Training is full**

Jeffco School District

Quail Building 1, Computer Labs 1 and 2

809 Quail, Building 1

Lakewood, CO  80215


Tuesday, June 2, 2015:

East Central BOCES, East Training Room

820 Second Street

Limon, CO  80823

Monday, June 8, 2015:

Ft. Morgan School District, Board Room

715 W. Platte Avenue

Fort Morgan, CO  80701



Thursday, June 11, 2015:                

(NOTE: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

Garfield RE-2, Room 101

839 Whiteriver Avenue

Rifle, CO  81650



Wednesday, July 8, 2015:

Poudre School District

IT Building, Aspen II

2413 Laporte Avenue

Fort Collins, CO  80521

Wednesday, July 15, 2015:

Colorado Springs D-11

Doherty High School, Computer Lab

4515 Barnes Road

Colorado Springs, CO  80917


Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015: 

(NOTE:  1 p.m. - 5 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

1607 W 10th Street

Alamosa, CO  81101

2014-2015 Online Training Information

*Must be completed prior to receiving access to the system


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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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