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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

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Important Dates & Information

Apple to promote 2018 teacher of the year application

Applications open for Colorado Teacher of the Year
Each year the Colorado Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 classroom teacher to represent the entire state profession. The 2018 Colorado TOY application is due Thursday, June 1, 2017.

News item for standards review and revision announcements

Standards Review and Revision committee members
Members for each of the 13 standards content committees have been announced. A sincere thank you to the more than 580 stakeholders that applied.

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Transition to MyTeachingStrategies™
Kindergarten and Results Matter participants using GOLD® will transition to the new MyTeachingStrategies™ for the 2017-18 school year. This is the latest version of the Teaching Strategies, LLC platform.

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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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