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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.

Teaching and Learning

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Important Dates & Information

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Kindergarten School Readiness training available
Customized training and support is available for kindergarten teachers and elementary principals for the kindergarten school readiness initiative. CDE staff can provide support for the duration of the state’s Early Learning Challenge grant.

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READing Foundations Academy
A no-cost training where participants will dig deeper into the Foundational Skills Standards and how to embed them into daily instruction, study the shift in standards and explore methods for engaging students in comprehension and writing every day.

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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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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 

WCC Access