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Welcome to the CDE School Transportation home page!


To create a supportive, encouraging learning environment for the school districts serving Colorado's public school children, through professional, knowledgeable ideas, utilizing the best resources available to achieve safe transportation programs.

Children boarding a school bus

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Colorado Dept of Education
201 E. Colfax Ave., Room 209
Denver, CO 80203

Our Staff


View Colorado Transportation Regulations

What's New

Clarifications of laws and regulations

Confidential Information Video from US Department of Education

ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) Webinar  - Protections for students in foster-care

Foster Care Implementation Toolkit now available at

Operation Rules 

Operation, Maintenance and Annual Inspection Rules for School Transportation Vehicles 301-26

Qualification Files Documentation Requirements 

School Bus/Multifunction/Motor Coach Operator Qualification Files

Type A/Multifunction/Small Vehicle ROUTE Operator Qualification Files

Type A/Multifunction/Small Vehicle Operator Qualification Files

Paraprofessionals Qualification Files

Annual Inspector Qualification Files

Annual Inspector Hands On Tester Qualification Files

Schools of Choice Topics Based Webinar - Charter Schools and Transportation (copy and paste in your browser)

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our office at any time:
Susan Miller or Brian Vasina

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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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