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Register to Attend E-rate Training
This one and-a-half day E-rate training is for all E-rate applicants and service providers. Topics will include reviewing the 7th Report and Order to understand all program changes plus the proposed eligible services list, new forms, district wide discounts, phased and eliminated services and cost allocation requirements. 
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Apply for Advanced Placement Incentives Pilot Program Funds
Rural schools and their accompanying district will be funded for three years through an incentive process to implement and/or expand Advanced Placement participation. Applications due Nov. 3.
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Participate in the Rule Alignment Project
The Office of Professional Services and Educator Licensing is working to ensure educator licensing rules and content assessments are in alignment with statute, current initiatives and best practices. We encourage you to get involved in this important work.
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Upcoming CDE Meetings & Events

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This recorded webinar is a guide to the Preschool Standards Support Documents.


Learn more about State Board of Education operating procedures for legislation.


Applying for E-rate funds? Learn more about how to create a technology plan.


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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
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See also: Licensing Hours

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