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CDE continuously improves Colorado’s education system to provide students with the future skills and essential knowledge needed for success in a globally competitive world.


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Teaching and Learning

School and District Information

Important Dates & Information

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Change in educator licensing and preparation call center and support hours
Effective June 1, the call center for Office of Educator Preparation, Licensing and Educator Effectiveness will only be open from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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READ Data Collection is Now Open
The READ data collection will continue through June. The deadline to submit and verify data is June 16. Duplicate records will be identified and removed until the collection close on July 1. The department will inform districts of funding levels by the end of July.

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School Readiness Summer Mini-Conference Series
Kindergarten school readiness mini-conferences will include a variety of topics relevant to district implementation for both teachers and administrators.

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Upcoming CDE Meetings & Events

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Teacher-authored units include learning experiences, assessment ideas and more.

Learn more about instructional unit samples

How to get started with home schooling in Colorado.

Learn more about home schooling

A summary of the IEP process and tips by parents and professionals.

Learn more about the IEP DVD

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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

Educator Licensing 

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