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Online Standards Tool

Use the tool to create customized views of the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards.

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Family and School Partnership Month

Gov. John Hickenlooper has proclaimed October Family and School Partnership in Education Month.

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Colorado's Stories of Promising Practices

Stories about Colorado schools, districts and BOCES through the lens of CDE's strategic plan key initiatives.

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Graduation Guidelines

The guidelines include a state menu of college and career-ready demonstrations.

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About the Colorado Department of Education

Through setting a clear vision for increasing student performance, CDE continually supports the advancement and improvement of the state’s education system to prepare all learners for success in a rapidly changing global workplace.

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Resources for traditional and alternative educator preparation, educator licensing, fingerprints and enforcement. Learn more about Educator Talent

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English learner training requirement for teachers
New State Board rules require elementary, math, science, social studies and English language arts teachers to complete Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education training within their next five-year license renewal cycle.

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Interact with Standards Online Tool
The 2020 CAS online standards tool is now available. Through this online tool educators can explore the eight sets of standards representing 16 subject areas across every grade, as well as connections to support instructional integration of multiple subjects.

Computer science resource bank

New computer science teaching resources
Search, filter and sort the computer science resource bank for classroom teaching tools, scholarship and professional development opportunities and more.

 

Financial information on schools and districts throughout Colorado.
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A search tool for CDE's in-person and self-paced trainings, webinars, and more.
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Resources to assist parents and students in their school-related needs.
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Data tools, district and school directories and other resources for student learning.
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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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