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Office of Blended and Online Learning

About Us

The Office of Blended & Online Learning serves and supports Online & Blended Learning Schools, Programs, Students, Parents, Authorizers, other related entities, and individuals related to K-12 Online & Blended Learning in Colorado. We are committed to providing information to all interested parties, as well as supporting the responsible growth of Online Learning & Blended Learning. The Office of Blended & Online Learning began duties October 1, 2007 under Senate Bill 215 legislation. Our purposes are:

  • To support Online Schools, Programs, Students, Parents, Authorizers, and other entities related to Online Learning by providing information and access to available data;
  • To facilitate the certification of Multi-District Online Schools

News & Updates 

2021-22 Guidance: Blended Learning, Remote Learning, and Supplemental Online. 

The 2021-2022 guidance for blended learning, supplemental online learning, and 100% remote options are available on the pupil count auditing webpage. To view upcoming trainings on audit guidance and remote learning guidance, visit the school auditing office training and office hours webpage. To request access to the 100% remote learning assurance form after the August 31, 2021 deadline, contact Rachel Matson at matson_r@cde.state.co.us. To request access to the initial variance waiver form after the August 31, 2021 deadline, contact Kate Bartlett at bartlett_k@cde.state.co.us.  

Recorded Webinars - Office Hour Sessions

The Office of Online and Blended Learning recorded office hours webinars which are located on the office hours webpage. The next office hour session will be an OCR training on Thursday, December 9 at 11:00am. Please visit the office hours webpage to register. 

College Level Online Courses

For information regarding Online Courses in Higher Education, please visit the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

Online and Blended Learning ListServ

To have your email added to the Blended and Online ListServ, please send an email to Rachel Matson with ListServ in the subject line. 

Contact Information

Renee Martinez                                    
303-866-6864                                       
martinez_r@cde.state.co.us
 
Rachel Matson 
303-866-6276 
matson_r@cde.state.co.us 
 
Mallorie Klemm
klemm_m@cde.state.co.us