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Healthy Schools Office

Leads the following programs, grants, and initiatives:

  • Colorado Coalition for Healthy Schools/Coordinated School Health/PE Trainers
  • Abstinence & Sexual Health Education - Supporting schools in the implementation of curriculum and instruction that meets or exceeds the Colorado Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Standards and is consistent with Colorado’s Healthy Youth Act.
  • Healthy School Score Card - The Healthy School Champions Recognition Program utilizes the Score Card as a self-assessment tool for schools to examine best practices in the eight component areas of Coordinated School Health. The program provides awards and on-going support through the website.
  • Student Wellness Grant Program

Address: 201 E. Colfax Ave., Denver CO 80203
Room Number(s): 305

Unit Supervisor: Sarah Mathew
Administrative Lead: Pam Hitt
Lead Email Address:
Lead Phone Number: 303-866-6867


Office Responsibilities

  • School Policy Indicator Group- Sarah Mathews (
  • School Health Funding- Sarah Mathews (
  • School Nurse Orientation-Kathleen Patrick (
  • School Nurse Regional Training-Kathleen Patrick (
  • School Nurse Mentor Program-Kathleen Patrick (
  • Physical Education Professional Development Training/Workshops-Terry Jones (
  • Regional Nurse Specialist in School Health-Kathleen Patrick (

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Contact Us

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

Educator Licensing