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Teaching & Learning

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.

 

* * CDE will be closed on Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday. * *

Teaching and Learning

School and District Information

Important Dates & Information

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Nominate a teacher for Teacher of the Year 2020
Do you know an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 teacher? Nominate them to apply for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year award!

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
CDE has created a toolkit to help businesses, districts and schools show appreciation for educators during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10.

Photo of two smiling preschool children to represent 30 year anniversary of Colorado Preschool Program

Colorado Preschool Program celebrates 30 years
For the first time, longitudinal data shows children funded through the Colorado Preschool Program had better on-time graduation outcomes than their peers with similar risk factors who were not in CPP. 

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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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 

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