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Submit Applications for 2015 Colorado Teacher of the Year
This program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teacher to represent the entire teaching profession in Colorado. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, May 16.
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Spring READ Act Training
The CDE Office of Literacy is offering a series of training sessions for teachers and instructional leaders. The sessions will focus on Review of the READ Act, READ Plan Exemplars, ELL guidance and the READ Collection. 
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Register for an Educator Evaluation Process Webinar
To provide timely assistance on the new educator evaluation process, the Educator Effectiveness team is hosting monthly webinars on topics directly linked to the current phase of the evaluation process.
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These curriculum samples are based on the Colorado Academic Standards and sorted by content area and grade.


This FAQ explains how to get started with home schooling in Colorado, cost, requirements, and more.


This DVD summarizes the IEP process and includes tips and comments by parents and professionals.


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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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