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Educator Talent Unit

The Educator Talent Unit's mission is to develop, deploy and support talent management and human capital development strategies for districts and schools so that the most effective educators are in every school and classroom and all students are prepared for college, career, and life. Visit our About Us page to learn more about the Educator Talent Unit.

Educator Talent addresses the full continuum of talent management and human capital development, including:

  • Educator and Leadership Preparation Pathways and Certification (licensing)
  • Educator Effectiveness, Development, Coaching, and Support
  • Induction and Mentoring
  • Professional Learning
  • Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Career Development
  • Educator Licensure Investigation (enforcement)

General contact information for each unit is listed below:

Address: 6000 East Evans Avenue, Building 2, Suite 100, Denver, CO 80222
Room Number(s): 

Unit Supervisor: Colleen O'Neil
Administrative Lead: Reneé Lovato
Lead Email Address:
Lead Phone Number: 303-866-6822

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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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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

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